Mount Agung At It Again, 2000 Meter Ash Cloud Spewed

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Apr 08, 2019
Mount Agung, the highest mountain of Bali erupted yet again on Thursday Morning. This time it spewed a massive 2000 meter ash and smoke column. This eruption caused a huge panic among the residents which were gathered for praying at a temple near by. The Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) has maintained this activity of volcano at Siaga (stay on alert). It falls at the third level of the four level alert tiered system.This latest eruption happened around 1:31 Am at T...

Operations Stay Normal Despite Moun Agung Eruption

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Mar 31, 2019
Despite Mount Agung's eruption on Thursday evening the operations at Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport are going as per routine. The reason behind this is the notification of airspace being declared clear of volcanic ash above the airport."Airport activities and operations at I Gusti Ngurah Rai remain normal," the airport’s communication and legal section head, Arie Ahsanurrohim, said on Friday.The eruption at Mount Agung lasted for two minutes and 32 seconds in the Karagasem agency at Ind...

Russian National Accused of Smuggling a Orangutan in Drugged State

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Mar 25, 2019
A 24 year old Russian National's attempt to smuggle a 2 year old Orangutan to Russia was thwarted by Quarantine officials at Ngurah Rai International Airport. Dewa Delanata, head of the airport’s quarantine office stated that orangutan was drugged and hidden in a basket. "The Russian deliberately used an inhumane method to take the orangutan to Russia," the official said on Saturday.  The Russian National who has been identified as ZA was taken into custody when the quarantin...

Garuda, Lion Air Ground Boeing MAX 8 Fleet

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Mar 18, 2019
Garuda Indonesia acted swiftly on Ministry's instruction and grounded its only unit of Boeing. The Boeing is of 737 MAX make and it was supposed to operate by Monday.“We have conducted extra inspections into our aircraft’s airspeed and altitude system and stall management system, among other things. Everything was in good condition. No fault was found,” said Garuda Indonesia president director, I Gusti Ngurah Askhara Danadiputra.This decision of grounding all Boeing 737 MAX 8 air crafts in the c...

Bali Airport Reopens 24 Hours After Nyepi Closure

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Mar 11, 2019
I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in Badung was closed for 24 hours on Thursday for Nyepi. It reopened at 6 Am on Friday. Nyepi is one of the most important religious event in Balinese culture also known as day of silence."The airport has been operating normally. All facilities and human resources are 100 percent ready," Arie Ahsanurrohim, head of PT Angkasa Pura I's communications and legal division for Ngurah Rai told a local news site.All sort of activities were suspende...

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