Travelers lament poor airport access

Travelers lament poor airport access

The Consumer Protection Foundation’s (YLPK) Bali chapter said it had conducted surveys among users at Bali and West Nusa Tenggara airports and found that respondents lamented the poor transportation access from the airport to various locations.

Tourist Arrivals to Indonesia spent record US$ 10.1 billion.

Tourist Arrivals to Indonesia spent record US$ 10.1 billion.

The number of tourist arrivals to Indonesia in 2013 hit record high at 8.8 million for the entire year, an upsurge of 9.4% compared to 2012. Whereas, total foreign currency receipts from tourism reached US$ 10.1 billion, up 10% compared to the previous year, confirmed final figures issued by Indonesia’s National Statistics Bureau.

Kelud Eruptions 5 Airports Closed

Kelud Eruptions 5 Airports Closed

Hundreds of thousands of Indonesians were ordered to evacuate Friday after a volcano in East Java erupted spectacularly, hurling red hot ash and rocks over a huge distance.

Airlines to charge passengers more

Airlines to charge passengers more

To help cushion growing burdens on domestic airline operators due to increasing operational costs, the government has endorsed a proposal from the Indonesian National Air Carrier Association (INACA) to charge air passengers more.

Indonesia to Operate 12 New Airports

Indonesia to Operate 12 New Airports

Indonesia is ready to operate 12 new airports across the country as part of a plan to boost economic growth, a minister said on Tuesday.