Chinese tourists on SIA flight tried to keep 30 sets of in-flight cutlery
HONG KONG - In the latest controversy involving Chinese tourists, a group of mainland travellers surprised Singapore Airlines (SIA) staff when they refused to hand over 30 sets of stainless steel tableware during a recent flight, Chinese media reported.
It was only after repeated warnings from a tour guide that the passengers agreed to hand them back to flight attendants, South China Morning Post reported, citing Qianjiang Evening News.
The Chinese passengers were on a tour of Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. While onboard the SIA flight, they had intended to keep the stainless steel knives and forks provided during a meal, the report said.
It was not clear when the incident took place. According to the report, the tourists were mainly from a small town in Zhejiang province.