Qatar Airways resumed daily flights to Bali from Doha on Wednesday.
The daily flights depart from Doha’s Hamad International Airport (HIA) at 12:45 a.m. and arrive at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar at 3:45 p.m. Meanwhile its QR961 flight will take off from Bali at 10 p.m. and land in Doha at 2:35 a.m. the day after.
According to a press release, the the flights will be on a Boeing 787-8 that can accommodate 22 business class and 232 economy class passengers,.
Qatar Airways has also revealed plans to increase flights to Jakarta from Doha with 11-weekly services starting on July 7th.
“Qatar Airways has shown to be a responsible and reliable airline during this COVID-19 pandemic and we are delighted to resume services to Bali, one of the most visited tourist destinations, along with an increased flight frequency to Jakarta. We would very much like to support the recovery of tourism in Indonesia and look forward to the return of international leisure travel,” said Qatar Airways VP for Southeast Asia Jared Lee.
The airline has introduced personal protective equipment (PPE) for its cabin crew, which includes gloves, face masks, safety glasses and protective gowns fitted over their uniforms.
It will also provide complimentary protective kits for all passengers, which include a face mask, gloves and hand sanitizer gel. Qatar Airways will distributes disposable face shields for adults and children at the check-in counters at Hamad International Airport or at the boarding gates in other destinations.
Although flights have resumed, Bali has not made any announcements on when tourists will be able to visit the island again. Visa on arrivals were suspended by the Indonesian government when it banned all tourism do to the pandemic.