WATCH: This Happens on Every Plane Before Takeoff, But You’ve Never Seen It Before

The 15 minutes before you step onto a plane is a whirlwind of activity that you have never actually been around to see. It involves restocking supplies, cleaning, check lists, security checks, and a multitude of other little tasks that have to get done to ensure the plane is safe to fly.

Additionally, just like in any job, there are crew briefings throughout the flight prep to make sure that everyone is aware of any vital updates and information.

In the video below, the flight crew of a Virgin Atlantic international flight to London takes Business Insider through their pre-flight routine, offering us passengers a glimpse at the behind-the-scenes workings that we’ve never seen before.