Heightening Ngurah Rai Airport Security

Jakarta – The security at the Denpasar’s Ngurah Rai International Airport in the Indonesian island resort of Bali will continue to be at a high level, although the 2016 Lebaran holiday season has ended. Even after the Lebaran transport period is over, the Ministry of Transportation asked the Nguran Rai Airport management and the relevant […]

Ngurah Rai Airport will be Closed Temporarily

DENPASAR Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika sent letter to four Ministers in relation to the temporary closing of Ngurah Rai International Airport due to Nyepi Holiday, Saka New Year 1935 on Tuesday 12 March 2013. “The letter had been sent early so that it could be sread out to any institution bot national and international,” […]

Will Bali Have a New Airport?

Some parties representing Balinese exclaimed desire to have a new airport in the area with aim to improve its economics matters. After Bali Province government exposed issue to construct a new airport in North Bali or exactly in Buleleng regency, some days ago some people in Karangasem argued to have the new airport in East […]

GVK to Manage Bali Duty-free Operations

The Indian conglomerate will manage, operate and develop commercial facilities at Bali International airport, quote from dfnionline.com. Indian company GVK has signed a contract with Indonesian airport authority Angkasa Pura Airports to manage, operate and develop commercial facilities at Bali International airport, the second-busiest in the country. The agreement includes the existing terminals and the […]

Malang Airport Closed as Bromo Shoots Ash

MALANG The authorities closed Malang airport for the week on Monday as Mt Bromo shot ash into the sky over East Java, posing a risk to planes, officials said. The airport, about 25 kilometres west of Bromo, will be closed until December 4, Transport Ministry spokesman Bambang Ervan said. Bromo, a popular tourist attraction, began […]

Airport Expansion Budget Gets a Trim

DENPASAR Bali’s airport expansion is going ahead — but with a reduced budget following analysis and verification of the project costs by the national government. State airport operator PT Angkasa Pura I reduced its estimate of the cost by Rp400 billion (US$44.5 million) after the audit. “The State Development Finance Comptroller [BPKP] has completed its […]

Bali Airport’s ‘VIP Service’ Suspended

TUBAN Visitors hoping to be fast-tracked through hours-long queues at the international arrivals hall at Bali’s airport will now have to get in line. Until recently, an unofficial “VIP service” has been available at Ngurah Rai International Airport in which a fee gets arrivals swiftly through Immigration and Customs counters. The service is operated by […]