26 Sep '17, 8pm

[Mothership] SIA steward spends almost entire flight in effort to find dropped nano SIM card for passenger

[Mothership] SIA steward spends almost entire flight in effort to find dropped nano SIM card for passenger

How would you define service that goes above and beyond? Perhaps a stewardess who doesn’t mind feeding you an extra sandwich, or a steward who tries his best to find an aisle seat for you. But Singapore Airlines (SIA) goes one better, as Gary Leung found out. Traveling in business class from London to Hong Kong on flight SQ860, he decided to switch SIM cards in his mobile phone. Unfortunately, he dropped the tiny card, which slid right between the storage compartment and the seat armrest. Advertisement Screen shot from Gary Leung’s Facebook page. Lost forever? Not if Chief Steward Foo Wen Huee had anything to say about it. Leung had already tried to use his in-flight magazine and his charging cable + ear phones to try and push the card out, but to no avail. Foo assessed the situation, disappeared into the galley, and returned with two ice prongs straightened out and taped ...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/09/sia-steward-dismantles-plan...

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