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.
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.
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.
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.
The BPS said that the number of foreign tourist arrivals rose by 13.52 percent to 789,594 visitors in June, the highest monthly figure in history.
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.
An investigation has been launched into the alleged extortion attempt on Hollywood actor Taylor Kitsch by an immigration official at Bali’s Ngurah Rai airport.
Bali’s Ngurah Rai international airport will modernize its existing air traffic control system with Harris Corporation systems.
The Transportation Ministry is moving fast to contain the damage from the use of recreational drugs by pilots and cabin crew by expanding the protocols for drug abuse prevention.
As reported, a student named Indira, who is the daughter of a local MP, said she saw a UFO-shaped object in the sky with lights surrounding it.