The Jakarta Post
Citilink says it will accommodate all passengers seeking to continue their journey. (Shutterstock/Broewnis Photo)
Garuda Indonesia's low-cost subsidiary, Citilink, resumed operations following the reopening of Ngurah Rai International Airport.
The airport had been closed since 3 a.m. local time on Friday.
"Following the issuance of NOTAM [notice to airmen] No. A2552/18 on the reopening of I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali, all Citilink Indonesia flights from and to Bali will resume normal operations," said the carrier's vice president corporate secretary and CSR, Ranty Astari Rachman, in a statement on Friday.
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The airport reopened at 2:30 p.m. and all contingency plans to resume flights have been prepared and implemented according to procedure.
Based on the NOTAM and data received from monitoring and coordination on the ground with all of the airport's stakeholders, the volcanic ash is no longer enveloping the airspace, allowing all flights to resume.
Citilink said it will continue all efforts to accommodate passengers seeking to continue their journey.
Customers can call 08041080808 to get the latest flight information updates. (kes)