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89 Bags & Counting: My Long Haul to OR Tambo International and the Mystery of the Pilfered Baggage

89 Bags & Counting: My Long Haul to OR Tambo International and the Mystery of the Pilfered Baggage

  • R 10900


89 Bags & Counting: My Long Haul to OR Tambo International and the Mystery of the Pilfered Baggage

by Steve Chart (2013)

In 2007 Steve Chart was appointed as consultant to the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) with the task of assisting in the reduction of baggage pilferage at OR Tambo International Airport. What Steve soon realised, however, was that in terms of security, the airport wasn't a vessel with a small leakage problem, but a boat on the absolute verge of sinking. He encountered countless cases of corruption and poor management, and no desire to take responsibility.

This book details the many interesting and at times humorous investigations he undertook at the airport and deals extensively with the baggage handling system, and is a reminder to the public about protecting their luggage, themselves and their fellow travellers.

Steve Chart was born in England and raised in South Africa. Matriculated 1967 and returned to UK in 1968. Joined Metropolitan Police in London in 1970 rising to the rank of Detective Inspector. Resigned in 1997, returned to South Africa and started an independent security consultancy and private investigation company. Specialised in the field of lie detection. Appointed by Airports Company South Africa In May 2007 as a consultant to deal with rampant baggage pilferage at O R Tambo International Airport. Returned to England in May 2011 when contract with ACSA ended. Now retired and living in Wiltshire.

160 p.

1.91 cm


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