Qantas Baggage handlers - shocking video

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AsiaBizTraveller

Member since 20 Nov 2015

Total posts 43

Surprised nobody has posted about this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcP6NeoQCHg

This is shocking behaviour and seems like a result of the outsourcing of key operations.

People's luggage should have rights and it's disappointing how airlines treat them as throwaway items.


sid

Member since 07 Jan 2011

Total posts 193

A reminder to please keep comments civil.

My take: agree, airlines need to treat our luggage more carefully and penalties should be imposed for damaged or lost luggage.

QFflyer_10

Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer

Member since 25 Aug 2022

Total posts 23

Hi @AsiaBizTraveller,

It looks like to me that idiots are just being idiot. It just so happens that they work are doing work for Qantas and everyone enjoys kicking people (or companies) when they are down. This has nothing to do with the outsourcing, its just idiotic behaviour. I do agree however that peoples’ luggage should have rights and be treated with care.

Cheers,

QFflyer_10

Flyman

QFP

Member since 22 Jan 2013

Total posts 78

It’s been going on for decades. Last week i saw a worker throwing boxs from the base of the aircraft onto a cart, in clear view of all the passages looking out onto the ramp. It’s so normalised without consequences.

quantumreality

Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer

Member since 16 Jan 2018

Total posts 39

I have always assumed that baggage handlers will throw luggage most of the time without much care given. Another reason I do carry-on only, if possible, or if not possible, will pack fragile items very very carefully. And use hard case luggage.

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