Angkasa Pura Airports Serves 96.5 Million Passengers in 2018, the Biggest Ngurah Rai Airport

Entertainment – A child saw entertainment at the Ngurah Rai airport area, Kuta, Badung, recently. Throughout 2018, Angkasa Pura Airports was recorded to serve 96.5 million passengers in 13 airports it manages.

TRIBUN-BALI.COM, JAKARTA – Throughout 2018, Angkasa Pura Airports was recorded to serve 96.5 million passengers in 13 airports it manages.

This figure grew 7.6 percent compared to 2017 with 89.7 million passengers.

I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport in Bali is still the largest passenger contributor with 23.7 million passengers, or a 12.6 percent growth compared to the previous year.

Meanwhile, Semarang General Ahmad Yani Airport recorded the highest passenger growth among other Angkasa Pura I airports with an increase of 16.4 percent, from 4.42 million passengers in 2017 to 5.12 million passengers in 2018.
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Singapore Airlines Welcomes Latest BOEING 787-10 Aircraft Arrivals

(Left-Right) Ceremonial delivery of Boeing 787-10 aircraft model attended by Timothy Ouyang, Manager of Singapore Airlines, Bali, Mr. W K Lim, Singapore Airlines Regional Vice President of South East Asia, Mr. Anil Kumar Nayar, Singapore Ambassador to Indonesia, Tjokorda Artha Ardhana Sukawati, Chairman of Bali Tourism Promotion Board, Mr. Anak Gede Yuniartha Putra, Head of Bali Tourism Office, and Edwin Chiang, General Manager of Singapore Airlines, Indonesia.

Singapore Airlines on Monday celebrated its inaugural Boeing 787-10 aircraft flight in Denpasar, Bali. Flight SQ942 departs Singapore Changi Airport at 0915 (Singapore time) and arrives at Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali at 1155 (WITA).

While the return flight SQ943 departs from Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali at 1500 (WITA) and arrives at Singapore Changi Airport at 1740 (Singapore time).

The celebration of the inaugural flight was witnessed by Mr. Anil Kumar Nayar, Ambassador of Singapore for Indonesia, Mr. Anak Gede Yuniartha Son Son, Head of Bali Tourism Office, and Mr. W K Lim, Singapore Airlines Regional Vice President of South East Asia.

The event was also attended by officials from the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia, as well as partners and guests of the honorable invitation of the local travel industry.
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Angkasa Pura I Urges Increase in Landing Tariff and Aircraft Parking

JAKARTA – PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero) has proposed the tariff increase of landing service, placement and storage of aircraft (PJP4U) of all airports under its management to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation of the Ministry of Transportation.

Israwadi, Corporate Secretary of AP I, said that the tariff increase of PJP4U service is a consequence of the investment cost that has been issued by the company to develop the airport.

“We have proposed the raising of PJP4U such as landing charge and placement, because so far the apron in several airports has been expanded,” said Israwadi, Monday (2/7/2018).

It hopes the regulator, namely Ditjen Hubud can immediately provide a decision related to the submission. The upgrade is expected to be implemented in August or September this year.
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Gunung Agung Today: Gunung Agung Erupsi, Ngurah Rai Airport Operation Still Operates As Usual

( Video: The seconds of the Mount Agung Explode, July 02, 2018 – 21.07 wita )

MANGUPURA – The eruption eruption this time strombolian eruption accompanied by boom and flare lava incandescent, Monday (2/7/2018) night at 21:04 WITA, operational International Airport I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali is still running normally.

“Airport operations are still running normally today, the spread of volcanic ash is still heading west not to the South Southwest,” said Communication & Legal Section Head I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, Arie Ahsanurrohim when confirmed Tribune.

It will continue to monitor the spread of volcanic ash both from BMKG with Himawari satellite images, VAAC Darwin plotting and Aerodrome Observation in the form of Paper test conducted.

Angkasa Pura I will always update the matter to air users. (*)

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Sources: http://bali.tribunnews.com/2018/07/03/gunung-agung-erupsi-operasional-bandara -love-rai-still-operate-as-usual
Translated by Aryaputra PandeBIC

Gunung Agung Today: I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport Returns to Operation Normal

In connection with the issuance of NOTAM 2552/18, PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero) informed the reopening of I Gusti International Airport Ngurah Rai Bali starting at 14:30 WITA.

The issuance of NOTAM is based on the evaluation of RGB Satya Himawari Weather Satellite Imagery issued by BMKG at 12:10 WITA which shows the current volcanic dust plotting route to the southwest-northwest and has completely left the airspace of I Gusti Airport Ngurah Rai, Bali. The results of the paper test conducted at 13:19 WITA showed nil results of volcanic ash kdi airport aerodrome area.

Currently operational activities have returned to normal and International Airport I Gusti Ngurah Rai, Bali will operate for 24 hours today to support the normalization process of flight rotation (flight recovery) in accordance with applicable procedures.
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Gunung Agung Today: 42 Flights from and Towards Bali Canceled, Avoid Abu Gunung Agung Enter Aircraft Engine

MANGUPURA – The latest data obtained by the Tribun Bali regarding the airline’s policy to cancel its flights from and to I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport is increasing.¬†From the previous 31 flights now become 42 cancel flight.

“The latest information we get from airlines now has 42 cancel flights, still dominated with international flights of 32 flight cancel while domestic there are 10 cancel flight,” said Communication & Legal Section Head Ngurah Rai Airport, Arie Ahsanurrohim, Thursday (06/28/2018 ) night.

The canceled flight routes are Kuala Lumpur-Bali with flight code AK370, Bali-Kuala Lumpur with flight code AK371, Kuala Lumpur-Bali with flight code AK378, Bali-Kuala Lumpur with flight code AK379.

In addition, Bali – Singapore with flight code QZ508, Singapore-Bali with flight code QZ509, Bali-Perth with flight code QZ536, Perth-Bali with flight code QZ537, Perth-Bali with flight code QZ545, Bali-Kuala Lumpur with flight code QZ554.
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Gunung Agung Today: Breaking News- Ngurah Rai Airport Closed, Volcanic Ash Mount Mount Predicted to Reach 23 Thousand Feet

MANGUPURA – Airport Community I Gusti Ngurah Rai held a meeting together to discuss the current condition of Gunung Agung activity, Friday (29/6/2018) morning.

The meeting was chaired by the Head of Airport Authority Region IV Bali Nusra, Herson in Space Jepun Building Wisti Sabha Angkasa Pura I.

“The Darwin VAAC ploting predicted a spreading above the surface with a height of 23,000 feet with a speed of 10 knots, already covered the air space of I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport – so we decided to temporarily shut down the airport operation,” Herson said.

He added that the operation of the airport closed approximately 16 hours from 03.00 pm until 19.00 pm tonight.
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Gunung Agung Erupsi, the Bali Flight Line is Not Bothered

JAKARTA – The Ministry of Transportation assesses the eruption of Gunung Agung in Bali has no impact on the path and flight operations in the island of Bali and surrounding areas.

Director General of Air Transportation Kemenhub Agus Santoso said that based on direct observation in the field and using Darwin Himawari-8 Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers (VAAC) radar, there is no volcanic ash in airways in Bali, Lombok and surrounding areas.

In addition, Vulcano Observation Notice for Aviation (VONA) Gunung Agung is also still orange. So flight operations in Bali, Lombok, Ujung Pandang (Makassar) and Banyuwangi are still running normally.

“Until now it is still safe, there is no transfer route,” said Agus, Tuesday (1/5/2018).
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Gunung Agung had Time to Erupt – Flight Activity at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport Safe

Great volcano erupted on Monday (30/4/2018) night at approximately 22:45 pm and the altitude of the ash column reached 1500 meters from the top of the crater.

Volcano Observatory Notice for Aviaton (VONA) status is still orange or safe for flight.

“From BMKG observations through RGB satellite images of Himawari weather, the movement of volcanic ash is not detected (closed
cloud). So far it is safe for flights to and from Bali, “Communication Communication & Legal Section Head of I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, Arie Ahsanurrohim, Tuesday (5/1/2018).

He added that based on observation data of Station 1 of Meteorology Class Ngurah Rai Denpasar not observed the existence of volcanic ash.

“Until now, I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport operates as usual, and we always update the progress on the activities of Gunung Agung,” he said. (*)
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Garuda Requested Take advantage of Bali If Route Jakarta – London Eliminated

President Director of Garuda Pahala N. Mansury (left) and Minister of Justice Arief Yahya (right) get a flower garland when landing from Mumbai at Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport – JIBI / Ferry Kristianto

MANGUPURA – Bali Tourism Office expects Garuda Indonesia airline to utilize Bali if finally the Jakarta-London route is eliminated.

Kadisparda Bali Anak Agung Gde Yuniartha Putra suggested that the red plates will open the London-Perth route via Denpasar or Denpasar-Perth-London. He believes if this route is opened will be able to increase tourist arrivals from Britain to Indonesia, especially Bali.

“If you turn here it must be crowded, because the British visit here again tighter. London, his ambassador came directly to us for a direct route, “he said, Tuesday (4/24/2018).
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