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Jeju Air To Develop New Flight Routes To Bali From South Korea

The low-cost airline Jeju Air has announced that it has signed off on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with PT Angkasa Pura to develop new direct flight routes to Indonesia. PT Angkasa Pura is the state-owned enterprise responsible for many of Indonesia’s commercial airports. The news comes as officials in Bali share that more than …

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Bali Airport Prepares To Welcome World’s Largest Commercial Plane In June

Officials from the Ministry of Transportation have confirmed that teams at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar are beginning preparations to welcome the world’s largest commercial aircraft to the runway for the first time in June 2023. The Airbus 380 is the biggest commercial plane in the world and can hold 600 passengers …

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Thirteen Airlines Submit Requests To Schedule New Direct Flights To Bali

The Head of the Bali Province Tourism Office (Dispar), Tjok Bagus Pemayun, has confirmed that thirteen airlines had submitted requests to schedule direct flights to Bali, including four from China. Speaking to the press on Monday, 30th January, Pemayun said he was unable to confirm the requested routes nor name the airlines, but that he …

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Bali Praised By Chinese Foreign Ministry For Making Tourism Accessible For Mandarin Speakers

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has praised the Indonesian government for making leading tourist attractions accessible for Mandarin speakers. The compliments come as Bali prepares to welcome the first arrivals from mainland China since borders opened on the 8th of January. Though there are no direct flights from mainland China to Denpasar, Ministers are hopeful that …

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Bali Tourism Minister Calls On Airlines To Add More Flights

Indonesia’s Minister for Tourism and Creative Economies Sandiaga Uno, has told the media during his press conference his plans to recession-proof Bali. He shared with reporters how he and his teams are adjusting their strategy for 2023 in light of global economic change. He suggested that with the threat of a worldwide recession, Indonesia must …

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Strong Winds In Bali Cause Travel Turmoil As Further Extreme Weather Warnings Announced

Storm winds and heavy rains have caused travel turmoil in Bali over the last two days with more weather warning issued for the coming days. The fallout of ex-Tropical Cyclone Ellie has been playing havoc with transportation by air and by sea. The weather has resulted in planes being unable to land at I Gusti …

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Travel Shock Strikes Again As Another Australia-Bali Flight U-Turns After Take Off

Australian travelers heading to Bali have been left in a state of shock following a surprise u-turn mid-flight. The Virgin Australia Darwin-Denpsar flight left Darwin International Airport shortly after 3 pm on Friday, 30 December. But in a shocking turn of events, the aircraft had to make a u-turn halfway between Darwin and Timor-Leste. Virgin …

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Travelers Shocked As Plane Headed For Bali Forced To U-Turn Mid-Flight

Travel disaster has struck hundreds of holidaymakers heading to Bali from Melbourne. On 28th December, a Jetstar plane carrying passengers from Australia to the holiday resort island had to turn back 4.5 hours into the flight after the crew was informed that they did not have permission to land in Bali. The news was made …

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Bali Tourism Association Calls On Airlines To Launch Direct Flights To India

I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, is currently the second busiest airport in Indonesia. Coming second only to Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, Bali Airport is nearly running at its pre-pandemic capacity. The airport is currently operating 21 domestic flight routes in partnership with 11 airlines and 24 international flight routes to 14 countries, served …

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Seoul To Bali Flights To Resume In December

Indonesia’s national airline, Garuda Indonesia, has announced the resumption of the Seoul-Bali flight route starting in December. The Seoul-Denpasar schedule will operate twice weekly, on Sundays and Mondays, carrying over 251 passengers. The route sees the return of direct flights from South Korea to Bali just in time for the New Year holidays.  The flight …

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Flight Landing Delayed As Bali-Singapore Passenger Refuses To Fasten Seatbelt

A Scoot Airlines flight from Bali to Singapore had to delay landing in Singapore after a passenger refused to fasten their seatbelt. The flight from Denpasar to Singapore was delayed on Monday, 14th November, as the pilot and crew had a legal responsibility to secure the cabin before coming into land.  The unlawful behavior led …

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Direct Flights From Japan To Bali Resume

Indonesia’s national airline, Garuda Airlines, has resumed its service from Tokyo to Bali. This is the latest in a succession of flight resumptions in recent weeks, another positive sign that Bali is not slowing down in its recovery from the pandemic.  A flight carrying 150 passengers departed from Narita International Airport on Wednesday, 2nd November, …

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