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 · Governor Wants Bali Airport to Spend More on 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
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Governor Wants Bali Airport to Spend More on Bali

Governor Asks Bali Airport Operators to Make a Greener Less Commercialized Airport.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(10/25/2008)

Bali's Governor Made Mangku Pastika is calling on the officials in charge of Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport to divert some of their substantial profits to the benefit of the Balinese people.

In a recent meeting between the Governor and officials of PT Angkasa Pura, the company charged with operating and managing Bali's sole airport, the Governor renewed long-standing calls for more of the large profits earned from the operation of Bali's airport to be retained in the province.

Anticipating arguments from Angkasa Pura that national law prevents a "tax" for local benefit, Governor Pastika said that at the very least the airport should spend more on enhancing the natural environment of the airport and its surroundings, creating a facility that rivals that of the Changi Airport in Singapore.

Quoted in the Jakarta Post, Pastika said, "the green trees in and around Changi Airport are so neatly set up that everyone goes in and out of the airport feeling comfortable."

Clean Up the Domestic Terminal

While calling for a "greener" airport in Bali, Pastika also requested that greater attention be paid to security issues at the airport and for the removal of commercial vendors offering a wide range of products, including massages. "The existence of traders, masseurs and other businesses is not appropriate because they pose a very high risk in terms of security," added Pastika.

In response to the Governorís demands, the Manager of Angkasa Pura in Bali, Heru Legowo, cited training and loans provided to small and medium sized entrepreneurs in Bali and the imminent plans to increase the area of the domestic terminal from 14,000 square meters to 70,000 square meters.

Legowo also lauded the many advances made in improving security at the Airport that recently allowed the United States to lift its security caution urging U.S. nationals not to fly via the Bali air facility. The Bali airport manager thanked the Indonesian military for its continuing help in improving security at the airport which cleared the way for the removal of the U.S. travel warning unfavorable to Ngurah Rai Airport.


© 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
Whatís New in Ubud?
Renewed Alaya Resort Ubud and Manisan Restaurant Now Open for Business
(9/25/2016)
Return to Sender
Singaporean Arrested Trying to Smuggle Drugs Through Baliís Postal System
(9/25/2016)
Why the Chicken Crossed the Ring
Chicken in Cock Flight Sends Balinese Owner to Intensive Care with a Cut Artery
(9/25/2016)
Bali Beach Head in the Fight Against Polluted Oceans
2,500 Volunteers Join Coastal Clean Up of Bali Beached Organized by Bali Hotel Association
(9/25/2016)
A Lack of Chinese Characters
Bali Legislator Wants Punishment Imposed on Chinese Scuba Divers Who Deface Coral Reefs
(9/25/2016)
Baliís Struggles with LGBT Travel Continues
Some Elements in Bali Take Strong Umbrage at Reports of Gay Pre-Wedding Photos Taken in Bali
(9/27/2016)
More Capacity Between Bali & Lombok?
Garuda Eyes Adding Seat Capacity Between Bali and Lombok
(9/25/2016)
Bali Beach Body Contact
Sheraton Bali Kuta Resorts Hosts Bali Beach Body Combat on Sunday, November 6, 2016, to Help UNICEF
(9/25/2016)
Bali and Beyond to Maumere
Garuda Indonesia Flies Four Times a Week Bali to Maumere, Flores
(9/25/2016)
In a Spanish Mood
Spanish-based Indonesian Pianist Ananda Sukarlan to Speak and Debut New Compositions at Ubud Writers and Readers Festival
(9/25/2016)
Feeling Ill? Call the ĎBoogie Maní
Bali Airport Provides Mini-Ambulance to Reduce Response Time in Case of a Medical Emergency
(9/25/2016)
Feeling for a Motherless Child
Moved by News Reports of a Motherless Child, Bali Governor Reaches Out to Help the Baby and its Single-Father
(9/25/2016)
All [News]!