Airplane passengers arrive at the Domestic Terminal of I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Badung, Bali, Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Residents who will be going home during their joint leave are asked to maintain health protocols. ANTARA/Fikri Yusuf
Translator Ricky Mohammad Nugraha
Editor Petir Garda Bhwana
10 November 2022 13:11 WIB
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The G20 summit set to be held in Bali will likely affect the daily routines of local Balinese and tourists who visit the island as authorities will enact a restriction to regular flights destined for Bali.
The Ministry of Transportation has issued a Circular Letter (SE) of the Director General of Civil Aviation No.12/2022 concerning Flight Operational Arrangements during the G20 Summit at Ngurah Rai Airport, Bali, Antaranews reported.
The ministry appealed to the public to adjust their travel plans to Bali as restrictions on regular flights to and from Bali will be enacted from November 13 to November 17. During this period, the Ngurah Rai airport will limit operations of regular flights as they deem it as the peak arrival of world leaders.
Adita Irawati, Transportation Ministry’s spokesperson said flight operations are prioritized for VVIP flights in accordance with regulatory provisions, but on the other hand, maintaining a limited number of regular flight operational needs.
“Considering that some guests and G20 delegates will still travel with regular flights. In addition, flights to Bali will also only serve those departing from Soekarno Hatta Airport,” she said.