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Citilink will fly to Indonesia from Frankfurt from June 2020

Indonesian low-cost carrier Citilink will launch its first European service to Frankfurt, Germany, commencing June 2nd, 2020. According to the analysis done by aviation website CH-Aviation, the Jakarta-based airline will also start flying its first route to Japan. Airbus A330neos will be used on the new routes Operating an Airbus A330-900 aircraft, the flights between Soekarno-Hatta…

Citilink Avalon-Bali flights cancelled ‘until further notice’

Indonesian airline Citilink has temporarily scrapped flights between Avalon and Bali because of falling demand caused by the global coronavirus outbreak. The decision comes less than six weeks after Citilink commenced operations out of the local airport and is a blow for Avalon as it seeks to expand its role as Victoria’s second international airport.…

Chaos at the Denpasar airport: thousands of Australian tourists are left stranded because of a computer glitch

Thousands of holidaymakers have been left stranded in Bali after a glitch with the immigration computers at Denpasar Airport. The system crashed on Friday about 12pm, causing hours of delays for travellers venturing in and out of the holiday hotspot. Frustrated tourists took to Twitter to complain about the ordeal, claiming they had been waiting for hours without…

61 Chinese tourists in Bali depart for Wuhan in time for Cap Go Meh celebrations

A flight chartered by the Chinese Consulate-General picked up 61 Chinese nationals from Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport on Saturday to bring them back to Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China.  The tourists, comprising 49 adults and 12 children, had been stranded in Bali since Wednesday following the Indonesian government’s decision to…

South Korea joins the $400 million light rail transit project of Bali

Indonesia has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two partners from the Republic of Korea to develop a light rail transit (LRT) system connecting I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport and Bali city’s center. The project will be carried out under a partnership among Indonesia’s state-owned construction firm Nindya Karya, Korea Rail Network Authority (KRNA)…