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Bali Airport Received Over 50,000 Passengers Per Day During Christmas Week

This year’s Christmas holidays have been the busiest on the island since 2018. Though the bad weather has affected the number of visits to Bali’s beaches, the holidays have been far from a washout. Bali has seen a steep rise in the number of tourism arrivals, both domestic and international, by air and by sea. …

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Travelers Landing In Bali Airport For The Holidays Experience Long Queues

The Christmas and New Year holidays are one of the busiest times of year for the vacation capital of Indonesia. Not only does the airport receive a massive influx of international arrivals, but there is also a surge in demand for travel from domestic tourists. Earlier in December, airport officials shared that data from flight …

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Bali Airport Receives Over 400 Requests For Additional Flights To Support High Travel Demand

Officials from Bali Airport have confirmed that they have received over 400 requests for additional flights over the Christmas and New Year holidays. The end-of-year holidays, known locally as Nataru, are expected tome the busiest in Bali since 2019. Airport officials shared predictions last week that the island will welcome over 1.4 million visitors in …

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Bali Airport To Invest In Improving Customer Experience

Bali Airport has something of a hit-or-miss reputation. If you’re passing through at just the right moment, you can race through the airport in the blink of an eye. Arrive at just the wrong moment, and you could be met with queues, cancellations, and, some would say, chaos. During a spot-check on the airport in …

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Bali Faces Logistical Problems As Airport Short On Space For World Leader’s Private Jets

As officials in Bali prepare to welcome heads of state and government from the world’s twenty biggest economies, the question has arisen about where VIP aircraft will be parked for the duration of the event. With some leaders bringing not one but three aircraft to Bali for their security teams and delegations, Bali airport will …

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Immigration Director Left Furious After Surprise Spot Check Of Bali Airport

The Acting Director General of Immigration for Indonesia, Widodo Ekatjahjana, conducted a surprise spot check at immigration counters at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport on Thursday the 6th of October. After finding multiple visa-on-arrival counters unstaffed, Ekatjahjana made his frustration known to the staff.  The surprise inspection was carried out at around 10.30 pm. …

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Minister Says North Bali Airport Still Needed Despite Being Deprioritized By Government

An Indonesian Minister has confirmed to the media that plans for North Bali Airport are still in the pipeline despite the project being knocked off the government’s propriety list in late July 2022. Deputy Minister for Regional Development and Spatial Planning, Wahyu Utomo, has told reports that the project is still very much needed.  In …

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Indonesian President Calls For Action Over Increasing Bali Flight Prices

Indonesian President Joko Widodo, often called Jokowi, has called for urgent action to be taken over the rapid increase in flight costs. The President has expressed his concerns that rising airfare prices will contribute to inflation and have a negative impact on the Indonesian economy. He does not want to see tourism levels drop due …

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Bali Airport Makes Improvements For Tourist Comfort On Arrival

Officials in Bali have been quick to make improvements to tourist experiences after a series of inflammatory and baseless comments have been circulating online. Despite the lack of truth behind the comments, Bali officials have been proactive to ensure that the island’s image as a safe and comfortable destination for tourism remains intact.  The first …

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Bali Airport Implements Screening Measures For Monkeypox

Bali Airport has implemented screening measures to help halt the transmission of Monkey Pox. The virus has not been detected in Bali, but as cases slowly increase worldwide, authorities are keen to be proactive in halting any potential spread.  The Head of the Bali Provincial Health Office, Dr. I Nyoman Gede Anom, confirmed to local …

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Tourist That Claimed 5 Hour Line Up At Airport Asked To leave Bali

On Friday 29th June a travel blogger called Sebastian Powell published an article titled ‘Bali Airport Has Become A Nightmare With Up To Five Hours Immigration Lineups’. In the article, Powell shared images of the busy arrival and immigration hall at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport. He made bold statements and shared stories from other …

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Australian Columnist Slams Maskless ‘Brats’ Returning From Bali For Not Taking Biosecurity Seriously

Australian columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald has published a scathing report about his recent return trip from Bali. Jimmy Thomson, an author, and journalist did not shy away from making his feelings known about his fellow traveler’s apparent disregard for biosecurity measures at airports.  In recent weeks Australia has launched a biosecurity campaign to …

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