Image: LOT aircraft readying for Bali. Credit: www.ekathimerini.com
Bali is still one of the great worldwide destinations, which was shown again this week with more new flights to our holiday island. This time the flights are from a new location, Poland, and an old one, Australia.
254 Polish tourists arrived at Ngurah Rai International Airport on a chartered, LOT Polish Airline aircraft on Monday. They were welcomed by the Indonesia Tourism Ministry representative, Agustini Rahayu, the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s, AM Fachir, Indonesian Ambassador for Poland, HE Peter F Gontha, and Poland Ambassador for Indonesia, HE Beata Stoczynska.
Agustini Rahayu, who helped to set up the new venture, said that Polish tourists will spend at least 14 days in Indonesia. “This is the first group from a total of 10 groups that will arrive and spend their holidays in Indonesia this year. There are 2,540 Polish tourists scheduled to arrive between now and October, 2018,” Agustini said to krjogja.com.
Meanwhile, Qantas officially started a daily flight between Melbourne to Denpasar on June 26 using a Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Qantas has opened this new route and schedule at the same time as its subsidiary, Jetstar is increasing flights from Melbourne to Denpasar from 10 times a week to twice a day.
“We see Bali as a very popular destination and we are responding to the various budgets and tastes,” Qantas International CEO, Alison Webster said in the official statement on Wednesday.