The international airport on the Indonesian island of Bali is closed for a third day due to an erupting volcano. Indonesian authorities to close Bali’s airport for a third day on Wednesday (Nov 29), as a threatened eruption stranded tourists and forced mass evacuations.
The closure of the airport has stranded tens of thousands of travelers. More than 400 flights were canceled on Monday and nearly 60,000 travelers affected, an airport spokesman said.
An Australian tourist, Thomas William Harman (31), was found guilty of shoplifting from a shop in the departure lounge of Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport and sentenced to 3 months and 15 days in jail, Bali Discovery reported.
The Airport Council International (ACI) has given Airport Service Quality Awards to two Indonesian airports: Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar and Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport in Makassar, as quoted from Indonesia Expat.
An Australian man has been detained in Bali after a small amount of marijuana and anti-depressants were allegedly found in his luggage.
“Bali tourism is safe. Do not spread misleading news that Bali is not safe because Mount Agung is on the highest alert status. Please come and visit Bali,” National Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho
Bali has seen a healthy growth in tourism numbers ever since the bombings in 2002 and 2005. Some say too much growth, with an over supply of hotels and sagging infrastructure that hasn’t been able to keep up. There are many things which need to be fixed to ensure long term survival of the tourism […]
Overwhelmed immigration officers at Bali’s busy I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport will have a welcome relief next year with the installation of autogates aimed at hastening queues, Indonesia Expat reported.
A Boeing airplane operated by Lion Air was taxying along the runway after landing at Kualanamu airport on the island of Sumatra when it clipped the wing of a Wings Air craft waiting to depart for Meulaboh in Aceh province
Video shows an Australian man stood shouting and screaming on the edge of a narrow ledge on the second floor of Bali’s international airport on Tuesday (18/07), causing chaos in the busy departures area.