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Man Arrested After Buying Ticket to Walk Wife to the Gate at Singapore Changi Airport

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The Singapore Police Force is warning people against misusing their boarding passes at Changi Airport after a man was arrested for allegedly purchasing a ticket just to walk his wife to her gate, according to CNN.

While buying a ticket for the sole purpose of waving your loved one off may seem harmless transit areas are considered “protected places” under Singapore’s Infrastructure Protection Act and anyone accessing the gate-side areas at Changi without the intention of flying faces potential fines up to $14,300 or up to two years in jail.

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So far, 33 people have been arrested for violating the law in the first eight months of 2019 alone.

Singapore Changi Airport is routinely recognized among the world’s best and is arguably a destination in and of itself. airlines/watch-airport-slide-makes-catching-your-next-flight-in-singapore-easier.html” target=”_self” rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer”>Passengers can slide down to their boarding gate and the airport’s newly-opened Jewel terminal features the world’s largest indoor waterfall, a 14,000-square-meter Canopy Park and one of Asia’s largest indoor gardens, among other highlights.

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