SINGAPORE – A Singapore Airlines newcomer who trafficked from Bali had a startle when he arrived during Changi Airport on Monday (Feb 26) and discovered that his luggage had been tampered with.
After collecting his luggage from a belt, Japan-born Katei Chang found that a close of his bag was “ripped off” and “broken into”.
The 34-year-old violinist, who performs on journey ships around a world, was so angry by occurrence that he posted about it on Facebook a same day.
“You can tell by a design that it was shop-worn into with a lot of force,” he wrote, attaching a print of a shop-worn container lock.
He combined that he immediately non-stop a luggage to check if anything was stolen.
Although nothing was missing, he found that some items, mostly CDs and piece music, had been opened.
According to Mr Chang, 3 other people from his moody SQ939 had equipment stolen from their luggage.
“I flew 78 flights final year and never came opposite anything outrageous like this,” he wrote. His post has given been common some-more than 4,300 times.
Mr Chang told The Straits Times that he was endangered a chairman who pennyless into his luggage could have planted drugs or dangerous products into a bag.
He has done a news with Singapore Airlines about his shop-worn luggage, and will be claiming remuneration when he earnings to Australia where he lives.
The user of Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali, Angkasa Pura Airports, has also reached out to Mr Chang to examine a occurrence and is reviewing CCTV footage.
However, it stays misleading when the luggage was damaged.
Despite a incident, Mr Chang pronounced he is not deterred from travelling with a airline in future.
“I’ve flown Singapore Airlines many times and it’s always a pleasure drifting with them,” he said. His association had selected a airline for his outing here so that he could join the cruise ship withdrawal from Singapore.
In response to queries from ST, an SIA spokesman pronounced it would be contacting a newcomer to offer assistance.
When asked about a procedures in place to forestall luggage handlers or staff from tampering with baggage, a orator pronounced he was incompetent to divulge confidence practices as a “matter of policy”.
Meanwhile, Angkasa Pura Airports told ST it is still in a routine of verifying a incident.
ST has contacted Changi Airport for some-more information.