He used to check in airline passengers, now he assembles temperature screening devices

Mr Abdul Hamid Abdul Ghani was guided by other colleagues on the steps to assemble the systems as part of his on-the-job training.
Mr Abdul Hamid Abdul Ghani was guided by other colleagues on the steps to assemble the systems as part of his on-the-job training.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

SINGAPORE - For eight years, Mr Abdul Hamid Abdul Ghani worked as a passenger service associate at Changi Airport, where he checked in passengers and scanned their passes and passports before they boarded their flights.

But work ground to a halt at the end of March, when global air travel was crippled by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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