Bali could still get a controversial second international airport, initially just for budget airline flights, but is it really practical and will it ultimately get investor backing?

Bali’s Governor I Wayan Koster has once again reaffirmed the provincial government’s commitment to developing a second international airport on the island; one focused on…..

After four attempts in five years, Garuda Indonesia is set to finally pull the plug on its unprofitable London link

Garuda Indonesia is again suspending services to London, ending the latest chapter in a colourful saga that began five years ago. A permanent suspension is…..

Bali gets cheaper for Australians as airline competition intensifies

Competition in the Adelaide-Bali market has intensified with the launch of services from Malindo Air and additional capacity from Jetstar. The overall Australia-Bali market is…..

The Indonesia-Vietnam market finally gets a nonstop service as VietJet prepares to launch Ho Chi Minh-Bali

VietJet has announced plans to launch services to Bali next month, providing the first nonstop link between Vietnam and Indonesia. The decision to make Bali…..

Malindo grows further in Australia with new Adelaide service

Lion Group’s Malindo Air is pursuing further expansion in the Australian market next month as Adelaide becomes its fourth destination. Malindo has expanded rapidly in…..

Garuda takes another stab at London following short-term suspension

Garuda Indonesia has resumed services to London less than two months after suspending Jakarta-London Heathrow and will be adding a stop in Bali later this…..

Emirates again cuts capacity in Auckland as new Bali flight is reduced

Emirates Airline is again reducing capacity to New Zealand as the airline cuts its new Auckland-Bali service from seven to four weekly frequencies. Summary: Emirates…..

Melbourne-Bali capacity increases 70% as Malindo and Qantas enter

Melbourne-Bali capacity will be up more than 70% year over year in Jul-2018, following the launch of services from Lion Group’s Malindo Air and Qantas…..

Airport Insight: Bali Denpasar Ngurah Rai International Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Competitive Australia-Bali market impacts performance for Lion Group who should reconsider expansion plans

Indonesia’s Lion Group should reconsider plans for expanding in the Australia-Bali market after a less than stellar initial performance on its first two Australia-Bali routes……

A “small regional airline” carried our most famous former Bali resident home this week

Emirates has Jennifer Aniston; Etihad has our Nic. Now Malindo Air has Schapelle to promote it. Unless you’ve been living under a rock all week…..