Why not order something from the menu or strike up a game of cards? After all it’s going to be a while before rescue arrives. The history of airline safety cards is an interesting study in illustration. My conclusion is that ditching in the ocean was WAY more fun before I started flying.
We recently worked with Safeair Media in Seattle to develop a clear and informative style that emphasizes critical actions over details of plane upholstery, race, or gender. The goal was to minimize any non-essential distractions. A short evolution through time follows with stops in the 1950s, 1980s, and 2018. Safe travels, my valued readers.