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After 2-Years Away Regular China Airlines Flight Services Resumes To Bali

Bali’s I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport is welcoming the return of China Airlines to the tarmac this week. As Indonesia’s second busiest airport, and the country’s top tourism destination, resuming direct connections with Taiwan will be a relief for vast swathes of the tourism sector. The General Manager of PT Angkasa Pura I, I …

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Almost 2000% Increase In Arrivals To Bali During Peak Holiday Season

A staggering increase in international arrivals to Bali in 2022 compared to 2020, and 2021 is hardly surprising. With the travel industry decimated by the impact of international lockdowns and border closures, the number of visitors to the Island of the Gods dropped to near zero. However, the latest figures are a reason to celebrate. …

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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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Tourist Claims He Waited Five Hours In ‘Massive’ Immigration Line

Update: Travel blogger Sebastian Powell has been asked to leave Bali after claiming he waited 5 hours in line. Officials say the story was fabricated. Original Story Now Continues: Bali is in the middle of its tourism peak season. From June through to the end of September is when the island welcomes the most amount …

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Bali’s Airport Passenger Tax Remains The Same Despite Nationwide Increase

The management of Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport has announced that they will not increase the Aircraft Passenger Service rates (PJP2U), also known as airport tax. The announcement comes as 19 airports across Indonesia will be increasing their taxes in the coming weeks.  The General Manager of PT Angkasa Pura, I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, …

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JetStar Cancels Perth To Bali Flight For Third Day In A Row Causing Travel Chaos

Australia’s budget airline JetStar has canceled their Perth to Bali flights for the third day in a row. The airline currently operates the Perth to Bali route four times daily but has canceled a series of flights at the very last minute. This comes as travel chaos is unfolding at airports across Australia as the …

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Emirates Airline Resumes Daily Flights To Bali

The airline giant Emirates has resumed a daily flight service to Bali to cater to demand travelers ahead of the peak season. Emirates has only recently resumed its flight service to Bali, landing its first flight on the island in over two years on the 1st May 2022. The airline relaunched its Bali operation with …

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First Virgin Australia Flight Lands In Bali After 2 Years Away

One of Australia’s leading airlines, Virgin Australia has returned to the runway at Bali’s International Ngurah Rai Airport this week after two years away. The relaunch of the airline’s Australia to Bali routes has been a long time coming and brings a wave of relief for the tourism sector on the island. Australians make up …

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Bali Airport Gets A New ‘VVIP’ Terminal Ahead Of G20 Summit

In November this year, Bali is hosting the G20 Summit. Ahead of the international conference, the Bali government has announced that they are constructing a VVIP terminal at the island’s only international airport.  The Minister for Public Works and Public Housing, Basuki Hadimuljono, confirmed that construction is already underway and 20% completed. The intention is …

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Disruptions Minimized As Six Flights Diverted To Bali Airport

Sunday 22nd May was a day of disruptions at Bali airport as the runaway saw six flights diverted from Juanda International Airport and called into land. Flights we diverted to Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport after disaster struck at Surabaya’s international airport in Java. Thankfully, air traffic controllers at both airports managed the situation with ease …

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Bali Airport Thief Arrested For Theft Of Russian Tourist’s Bag

A 42-year-old man from West Java was arrested at his home on Thursday 12th May for stealing the laptop bag of a Russian tourist. The incident was caught on the CCTV of the domestic airport’s Starbucks cafe making it very easy for the police to track down the thief.  Some commentators are suggesting that 21-year-old …

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Sisters Miss Flight To Bali In PCR Test Disaster

What is being touted as a ‘simple mistake’ has resulted in disaster for Australian sisters heading to Bali for a holiday. Jessie and Angie Carr were due to fly from Sydney to Denpasar, Bali on Monday 9th May, but had to reschedule their plans after one of their PCR tests was 2-hours out of the …

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