Tigerair Bali flights cancelled

BALI, 12 January 2017: Low-cost airline Tigerair has suspended all flights between Australia and Bali, following a decision by the Indonesian Government to impose new administrative requirements.

Australia’s ABC Newz broke the story, releasing details of the airline’s statement that all of its flights had been cancelled to Indonesia’s top holiday destination effective 11 January.

It is not known when flights will resume, but the airline said passengers should check for updates on its website.

inside no 11A spokeswoman for the airline told ABC News that until yesterday Tigerair had complied with all administrative regulations.

However, she refused to say what exactly the changes were, other than they were not safety-related.

The airline reaffirmed that its website was the best way to get information as “Tigerair expects a higher than usual volume of calls to the call centre as a consequence”.

A travel advisory issued by the Australian government’s SmartTraveller online service advised that several flights between Australia and Denpasar (Bali) operated by Tigerair Australia had been cancelled, 11 January, and that all daily flights by Tigerair Australia from Australia to Denpasar were under review until further notice.