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Airport employee suspended after being caught on camera throwing luggage

The video has been widely circulating, prompting anger from travellers.

An employee at the OR Tambo International Airport has been suspended after being caught on camera throwing luggage from a baggage carousel.

JOHANNESBURG - Management at OR Tambo International Airport says it is taking action against a baggage handler who was caught on camera carelessly throwing luggage from a carousel.

The video has been widely circulating, prompting anger from travellers.

Management has condemned the incident.

Airports Company South Africa's Samukelo Khambule says: “BidAir services has identified the employee who has been suspended with immediate effect, while the company initiates disciplinary action. There are many employees who work for the airline ecosystem. Therefore, it’s disconcerting when an employee falls short of the standards of the service level agreement.”

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)

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