JAKARTADAILY.ID - I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, the main airport in Indonesia's paradise island of Bali, is ready to welcome foreign tourists.
The airport is set to re-open its international flight services starting October 14, 2021.
The Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment (Menkomarinves) Luhut B. Panjaitan said at a virtual press conference on Monday, October 4, 2021, that per October 14, 2021, foreign tourists from a select number of countries, namely South Korea, China, Japan, the United Arab Emirates, and New Zealand.
Airport operator PT Angkasa Pura I will be applying strict government regulations, on ensuring health protocols are met by everyone doing activities at the international airport.
According to the government's regulation, foreigners entering Indonesia must show proof of quarantine hotel bookings in Indonesia and show a Covid-19 test with negative results.
"Angkasa Pura Airports is very enthusiastic about the reopening of international flights for foreign tourists to Bali," said Angkasa Pura I President Director Faik Fahmi.
He added that the airport operator expects the trial for the reopening can run smoothly.
"Opening access to Bali for foreign tourists is very meaningful for all the stakeholders of Bali tourism industry and for the Balinese people in general, considering that Bali's economy is quite dependent on the tourism sector,"
Some of the preparation for the international flight reopening at I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport in Bali includes a service, in which passengers getting off the plane will be picked up by a vehicle to the quarantine hotel.
The following is the process that foreign tourists need to follow when they arrive at Bali's I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport:
- Before flying to Bali, foreign tourists must prepare a proof of a complete dose of vaccine;
- Make sure to have a 3x24 hour PCR test result, fill out a health alert card (HAC);
- Prepare the quarantine hotel booking document, fill out an e-PCR, confirm immigration documents,
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