Top News Singapore Changi rolls out baggage disinfection service By TTG Asia / Posted on 25 March, 2021 13:33 Singapore Changi Airport has unveiled a new baggage disinfection service for passengers arriving at Terminal 3, in its latest move to enhance the safety of travellers and restore confidence in air travel post-Covid. Developed by dnata, in partnership with the Disinfect Group and Ecas4 Australia, the service allows passengers to have their baggage quickly and safely disinfected before leaving the airport. Disinfect Group’s equipment is “100 per cent natural, non-toxic, bio-degradable and can effectively kill over 99.99 per cent of bacteria and pathogens, such as coronavirus, on all types of baggage,” according to a press release by dnata. dnata’s new baggage disinfection service now available for passengers at Changi Airport’s Terminal 3 The mist technology uses Ecas4 Australia’s electrolysed water that consists of salt and water, which are activated with an electrical process; and is “proven to be significantly more effective than bleach without the hazards of irritation to the skin, eyes, and respiratory systems”. dnata said that the technology has been independently tested in private laboratories in Australia, the European Union, the UK and the US, and deemed completely safe for adults and children with approvals as a hospital grade disinfectant. Services fees start from S$5 (US$3.71) per bag as an introductory price. Plans are underway to roll out the service at other terminals and additional airports across the Asia-Pacific region in the second half of 2021.