Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · SIA to Fly More Seats to Bali
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Jln. By Pass Ida Bagus Mantra,
Jln. Pucuk 1 No. 70X
Denpasar, Bali
Indonesia

24h:
+62 (0)812 3819724
Tel:
+62 (0)361 464 032, +62 (0)361 471 0242

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

SIA to Fly More Seats to Bali

Principled Agreement Reached Between Singapore and Indonesian Air Authorities to Expand SIA Access to Bali and Jakarta.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(5/27/2005)

Following bi-lateral air talks held in Jakarta on Tuesday, May 25, 2005, Indonesia's Minister of Transportation, M. Hatta Radjasa, and his Singaporean counterpart, Yeo Cheow Tong, have agreed in principle to expand air access between the two countries.

While complete details of the agreement remain to be hammered out in implementation talks between the staffs of the two ministries, it is understood that when implemented Singapore-flagged air carriers will be allowed to increase flight frequencies and seat capacities between the city-state and Jakarta and Denpasar (Bali). Currently, Singapore Airlines and Valuair operate 126 flights each week between Singapore and Jakarta, with 42 weekly flights between Singapore and Denpasar flown by Singapore Airlines.

Meanwhile, the new agreement will also expand "fifth freedom" rights to Indonesian flag-carriers operating to Singapore. "Fifth Freedom" rights will allow Indonesian carriers to embark and disembark passengers in Singapore before flying on to a third country destination.

Garuda Indonesia - the Indonesian flag-carrier currently operates 234 flights each week to Singapore and is expected to use the expanded "fifth freedom" rights for onward flights to regional destinations, such as Hanoi, Shanghai, Beijing and Bangkok.

'No' to Low Cost Carriers

The latest bi-lateral agreement on air access reportedly contains a prohibition on expanding access by "low-cost air carriers (LCC)." As reported on balidiscovery.com, [Indonesia Says "No' To Open Skies with Singapore,] Minister Hatta has stated his opposition to increasing access by low cost airlines, seeing their operations as a threat to Indonesia's fledgling airline industry.

New Agreement Vitally Important to Bali

The promised liberalization of air access to Bali for Singapore Airlines (SIA) is seen as crucial to the local tourism industry. SIA operates one of the world's largest international fleet of aircraft with global marketing and passenger-uplift capabilities. Operating at consistently high traffic volumes to Bali and frustrated in past efforts to obtain more seat capacity to Bali, the new agreement is seen as enhancing air access to Bali from Asia, Africa, Europe and the United States – all markets served by the Singapore carrier.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Sunset Swim Ends Tragically
Finnish Tourist Drowns Off Berawa Beach in Bali
(2/18/2018)
Making a Difference in the Lives of Bali Children
Australian Margaret Barry Honored with Order of Australian Medal for Her Work with Bali Children Foundation.
(2/18/2018)
Bale Banjar Culture Club: Balinese Music Demystified
Vaughn Hatch of Mekar Bhuana Speaks on Balinese Music at March 11, 2018, Bale Banjar Lecture – Ayoda Resort Bali
(2/18/2018)
350-kms by Hand Cycle Around Bali
Giro Hand Cycle Ride Around Bali April 28 – May 1, 2018
(2/18/2018)
Writing it Long, Writing it Clear
Protestors Bring 150-Meter-Long Banner to Governor’s Office Rejecting Reclamation of Benoa Bay
(2/18/2018)
Canines Who Dine on What You Don’t
Hotel in Ubud Recycles Leftover Food to Feed Hungry Bali Dogs
(2/18/2018)
Hate Two Pieces
Angry Citizens Demand Removal of Hotel Advertisement on Denpasar – Gilimanuk Highway.
(2/18/2018)
It’s All Happening at the Zoo!
Bali Zoo Booming Over Chinese New Year Period
(2/18/2018)
Banyuwangi as a New Gateway to Bali
Banyuwangi – the Quick Way to Access Bali’s West and North, Now Poised to Become International Airport
(2/18/2018)
Fore Play in Nusa Dua
Free Golf Lessons on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Bali National Golf
(2/18/2018)
American Dies While Surfing
American Living in Bali Dies While Surfing off Sanur Beach
(2/18/2018)
A Nation of Islands; A Nation of Sails
Indonesian Traditional Pinisi Sailing Ships Named Icon of Cultural Heritage
(2/18/2018)
All [News]!