In-Flight Safety is a Canadian indie rock band. They formed in 2004, and are currently based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The group consists of vocalist and guitarist John Mullane, keyboardist Daniel Ledwell, bassist Brad Goodsell and drummer Glen Nicholson. In-Flight Safety released their album We Are an Empire, My Dear on January 27, 2009 in Canada on their own label Night Danger.
The group met while undergrad students at Mount Allison University, in Sackville, New Brunswick, however the group members are natives of several provinces, including New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec.
The band released its debut EP, Vacation Land, in 2004. They subsequently signed to Emm Gryner's Dead Daisy Records, and released their full-length debut album, The Coast Is Clear, in early 2006. The Coast Is Clear was produced by Warne Livesey and the band, and has garnered airplay on CBC Radio 3 and Halifax rock station Q104.
The band toured across Canada in the spring of 2006 to support both recordings, and completed a tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland in the fall of the same year. They recently completed a Canadian tour with fellow rock band Raising the Fawn from October 25–November 24, 2006. It was their second tour across Canada with Raising the Fawn.
Dell Computers used In-Flight Safety's "Surround" as the score for their North American ad campaign in 2006. The award-winning video for "Coast Is Clear" was released in 2006 and received regular play on Muchmusic and MuchMoreMusic in Canada. It was directed by Drew Lightfoot and filmed on the south shore of Nova Scotia.
Their song "Model Homes" was featured in the third season's second episode of NBC's "Chuck" (titled "Chuck Versus the Three Words"), which aired on Sunday, January 10, 2010.
The song "Model Homes" was also used in the Season 9 episode "Heart of Mine Part 2" for the hit canadian show Degrassi: The Next Generation.