JETSTAR ASIA WELCOMES INDONESIA’S EASING OF TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
Jetstar Asia has welcomed the news that Indonesia has reintroduced a visa-
exemption policy for ASEAN countries, including Singapore. In addition, fully vaccinated travellers from Southeast Asia are no longer required to undergo a PCR test upon arrival, removing key barriers to international travel.
Jetstar Asia currently flies from Singapore to two key Indonesian ports, including 11 weekly return services to Jakarta, and three weekly return services to Denpasar.
On 25 April, Jetstar Asia looks forward to resuming flights between Singapore and Surabaya with three weekly services. With the latest announcement, demand is expected to grow, and Jetstar Asia will look to increase the number of services it operates to Jakarta and Denpasar in the coming weeks, providing more low fares travel for customers.
Jetstar Airways’ flights from Melbourne and Sydney to Bali have recommenced, operating three times a week but with plans to ramp up as demand increases, boosted by today’s announcement. Bali flights from Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Cairns and Darwin are scheduled to follow in the coming days and weeks.
Jetstar Airways’ recent Bali sale saw the biggest surge in bookings since 2016, with a recent survey showing that Bali is still the top international destination people want to travel to.
Statement attributed to Jetstar Asia CEO, Bara Pasupathi:
We welcome the announcement and thank the Indonesian Government for taking decisive steps that will help international travel become convenient once again.
The easing of border measures, including the removal of on-arrival testing for vaccinated travellers, will ensure overseas travel is more accessible, helping restore customer confidence and boost international travel demand.
Indonesia plays such an important role in Jetstar Asia’s network, for leisure, business and reconnecting family and friends, and we know our customers have missed travelling there.
As we continue on the path to “living with COVID”, we are excited that the barriers to international travel are being removed, helping support business and industry as they recover from this global pandemic.
Statement attributed to Bali Tourism Board Chairman, Bapak Ida Bagus Agung Partha Adnyana
Bali Tourism Board (BTB) congratulate and thank Jetstar Asia for the reopening of flights to Bali, Indonesia. With the ease of travel requirements to Bali, we hope to welcome more visitors to Bali. The advantage of the Bali destination for visitors is that the distance is ideal for visitors from Southeast Asia and Australia, besides that Bali is ready as a tourist destination.
We hope that Jetstar Asia will collaborate with tourism stakeholders in Bali as we are ready to support Jetstar Asia to increase more visits to Bali.