13 Aircraft Ready to Brought 2,700 Chinese Tourists Back from Bali
By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Friday, December 01 2017 - 23:39 IWST
Chinese Visitor Illustration
INDUSTRY.co.id - Denpasar - China's Civil Aviation Administration (CAAC) deployed 13 domestic aircraft to assist the return of tourists from the country after Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport was reopened.
If on Wednesday (29/11/2017) night, China Southern Airlines sent two planes from Guangzhou and Shenzhen, while China Eastern Airlines sent four aircraft from Beijing and Shanghai, then on Thursday (30/11/2017) night other airlines sent seven fleets to the Island of the Gods.
A total of six units of aircraft from China's state-owned airline has been returned 2.700 tourists from Bali.
Meanwhile, seven fleets of private airlines have brought home more than 1,000 Chinese tourists from Bali, the CAAC statement quoted the Xinhua News Agency as saying on Friday (1/1/2/2017)
The deployment of Chinese aircraft helped the 29 foreign aircraft expected to bring home 5,596 foreign tourists.
Ngurah Rai Airport in Kuta area is closed on Monday (27/11) after Mount Agung in Karangasem regency spewing volcanic ash to a height of 3000 meters more column.
The second most populous airport in Indonesia, has reopened on Wednesday (29/11) afternoon along with the decline in volcanic activity in the 3,142 meter high mountain from the sea surface.
The arrival of Chinese tourists at Shenzhen Airport welcomed the members of his family.
They even took pictures together to unfold the Chinese flag as it descended from the staircase of China Southern plane carrying it home from Bali on Thursday (30/11/2017) night.
China is the largest contributor of foreign tourists to Indonesia. In the last year tourists from China who visited Indonesia reached 1.5 million people.
This year, the Ministry of Tourism RI is targeting 2.5 million tourists visit from mainland China.