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Hundreds Of Australians Take Repatriation Flight Home After Losing Their Businesses In Bali

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Hundreds of Australian nationals have been transported back to their home country with a repatriation flight from Bali.

(Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika)

The Stakeholder Relation Manager of Angkasa Pura I for Bali Ngurah Rai Airport, Taufan Yudhistira confirmed that around 200 Australian nationals were scheduled to go back home through Bali’s Airport on Saturday (18/9). “Over 200 expats from Australia were sent home from Bali with a repatriation flight on Saturday evening through Qantas Airways to Darwin.” Yudhistira said on Saturday as he prepared the repatriation process.

A college student named Badi Saputra from Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara has been arrested after stealing a motorbike that belongs to an expat woman from a villa in North Kuta.
(Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika)

Yudhistira explained that each passenger is required to go through a proper health and document screening before entering the airplane. “Our airport authorities will assure that everyone is safe and pass all screening procedures such as temperature checks and document validation before checking-in and entering the waiting room.” Yudhistira added. Qantas Airways was scheduled to depart from Sydney and arrive at the Bali Airport before continuing their flight to Darwin on Sunday (18/9) around 1:10am.

Some of the expats who were transported home with this repatriation flight admitted that they were forced to go back as they’ve lost their businesses and became stressed out since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in Bali. One of the expats named Matthew said that he had to go back home in order to find a job because he’s lost his income in Bali. “I was stressed due to the Covid-19 pandemic in Bali, so I decided to leave and will be back when things get better.” Matthew said.

(Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika)

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Wayan Parapan

Wednesday 22nd of September 2021

It will be so quiet but it will get better.


Wednesday 22nd of September 2021

Bravo for best Indonesian government to let this happen. This are incredible criminals hold the power over their poor , blind ppl. Hope the day will come and angry crowd will hang them all on the trees !!! Wake up Bali! It's the time.

J West

Wednesday 22nd of September 2021

Hah….. whining about having to return to a first world country. Think about the 7 billion living in filth, disease and poverty around the world who’d see going to Australia as a gift from God’ Bottom line, Bali has become a dead end last resort at the end of the line for the lazy and corrupted. Asia has long been a flop house for the worlds “wanted and unwanted”. These Aussies are now facing the truth, without your money, you’re not cool or welcome.


Friday 24th of September 2021

@J West, Filth,Disease,Poverty you leave us Brits alone.🤣🤣🤣


Thursday 23rd of September 2021

@J West, Phuket and Pattaya are dead too. Reopening Thailand is put on the back burner again. One said yes to reopen in October and the other said not so fast but in November. No one is on the same page like everywhere else.

You know why they created labels as first, second and third world in the geopolitical sense...not according to wealth and economy.

Maureen Muntz

Wednesday 22nd of September 2021

Yes its very sad, hope bali open,s up soon

Wayan Bo

Wednesday 22nd of September 2021

Remembering Casablanca, Blue Ocean, the first ice cream store, Peanuts, … all this legendary places would never exist without great Australians.