HOLIDAYMAKERS returning from Spain claim their luggage was “shredded and soaked” by baggage handlers. Paul and Margot Seymour were waiting for their luggage at Manchester Airport after a Ryanair flight from Valencia. The couple claim their belongings were “absolutely destroyed” when they picked up their items from the arrivals hall. They say a suitcase was “sodden wet” when they picked it up, a fleece was ripped with a massive hole in it and a handbag had the bottom “sheared off”. It is unclear where the luggage was damaged. Mr Seymour, 60, a retired police officer, from Llandrindod Wells in Mid Wales, told the MEN his wife’s £45 suitcase, fleece and handbag were ruined. Swissport is in charge of baggage handling. Mr Seymour said: “They’ve not just been damaged, they’re totally destroyed. The bottom of the handbag had been sheared off. “We actually saw the bags go up the conveyor belt into the hold in Valencia, so we’re pretty sure it happened in Manchester. “Also it was sunny when we left Valencia and raining in Manchester and the suitcase and everything inside was absolutely sodden wet through. “We were not even angry, it’s just absolute disbelief. “How could the baggage handlers… Read full this story
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