Flights From Bali to Foreign Countries Drop 5.61 Percent

By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Saturday, November 18 2017 - 15:25 IWST

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ngurah rai Airport - Denpasar - Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali dispatched 2,911 units of wide-bodied aircraft destinations to foreign countries during September 2017 or decreased 173 units (5.61 percent) compared to August 2017 reached 3,084 units.

"Similarly, passengers transported declined by 67,685 people or 10.91 percent from 620,411 people in August 2017 to 552,726 people in September 2017," said Head of the Bali Provincial Central Statistics Agency (BPS) Adi Nugroho in Denpasar on Saturday (18 / 11/2017)

He said, in line with the departure of the aircraft, the number of luggage and international air freight Bali also declined 0.73 million tons from 10.7 million tons to 9.97 million tons.

International flight passengers from Bali to foreign countries are mostly foreign tourists after enjoying a holiday on the Island of the Gods.

Bali during September 2017 received 550,520 foreign tourists arriving through Ngurah Rai Airport 550,238 people and through the sea port of 282 people.

The number of visits by foreign tourists increased by 23.51 percent compared with the same month of the previous year. When compared with the previous month (August 2017) decreased by 8.53 percent.

Adi Nugroho added that the five countries that are the main destinations of international aircraft departure are Australia, Malaysia, China, Singapore and Hong Kong.

The five destination countries were compared with the previous month's decline, with China's biggest 13.52 percent drop.

Adi Nugroho explains, from the ten most countries supplying foreign tourists to Bali, only two countries have increased flight destination of Thailand 10.59 percent and Timor Leste 2.90 percent.

As for the number of passengers in the five destination countries the passengers departed entirely decreased with China's highest slump of 20.26 percent.

Meanwhile, of the ten main destination countries only Qatar and Timor Leste experienced an increase in the number of passengers respectively by 6.98 percent and 1.19 percent.

The five destination countries were compared to September 2016, with only Singapore and Hong Kong destinations experiencing a decrease in aircraft flights, respectively 0.86 percent and 14.73 percent.

While Australia's destination increased airplane departure 5.95 percent, Malaysia followed 53.21 percent, and China 84.13 percent, said Adi Nugroho.

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