Mentawai Airport to be Expanded

Mentawai Airport to be Expanded

The West Sumatra government is to expand Rokot Airport, the only airport in Mentawai Islands regency, to accommodate larger planes with capacities of 70 to 100 passengers.

Passengers Irate After Two Days of Lion Air Delays

Passengers Irate After Two Days of Lion Air Delays

Hundreds of Lion Air passengers have directed their anger toward the low- cost carrier for numerous flight delays that have occurred since Wednesday, in the midst of the Chinese New Year holiday.

Free Visa On Arrival All Nonsense

Free Visa On Arrival All Nonsense

The Russian Embassy in Indonesia denied statements by local officials and in press articles that stated from 2015 Russian tourists, amongst others, would not need visas to enter Indonesia.

Bali to Accelerate Preparations for New Airport Development

Bali to Accelerate Preparations for New Airport Development

The regional government of the tourist resort province of Bali will accelerate preparations in 2015 for the development of a new airport in Buleleng Regency, an official said. “We will accelerate preparations in all stages because the project has been included in the National Mid-Term Development Plan,” Ketut Artika, the head of Bali’s Transportation Service, […]

Bali drug-accused did foolish thing for love

Bali drug-accused did foolish thing for love

The family and friends of the 52-year-old New Zealand man being held in Bali on drugs charges have spoken out about the mystery woman he met online. They even say that New Zealand police warned him.

No More “Fast Track” at Bali Airpot Immigration

No More “Fast Track” at Bali Airpot Immigration

I Gusti Kompiang Adnyana, the Head of the Bali Regional Office of the ministry of “Justice and Human Rights”, ensures that there are no more rogue immigration officers who commit extortion against foreigners during the examination of travel documents at the Denpasar Ngurah Rai Airport.

Airlines Ready to Include Airport Tax in Ticket Prices

Airlines Ready to Include Airport Tax in Ticket Prices

Domestic airlines say they are ready to include the passenger service charge (PSC), also known as airport tax, in their ticket prices, following a call by Transportation Minister Ignasius Jonan.

Foreign Tourist arrivals rise 7.24% in August

Foreign Tourist arrivals rise 7.24% in August

The number of foreign tourist arrivals to Indonesia in August this year reached 826,821 people, rising by 7.24 percent from 771,009 people in the same month in 2013, Central Statistics Agency (BPS) data revealed on Wednesday.