The travel plans of hundreds of Australian tourists have been left in turmoil after Tigerair was forced to suspend all flights to and from Bali due to changes to Indonesian flight requirements.
Tigerair released a statement on Wednesday claiming an ‘administrative change’ had grounded four flights – with passengers fearful whether upcoming flights will go ahead.
The airline’s Melbourne to Bali, Adelaide to Bali and Perth to Bali flights are all now under review until further notice.
‘Tigerair Australia has cancelled four flights to Denpasar (Bali) today following a decision by the Indonesian government to impose new administrative requirements for the operation of its flights between Bali and Australia,’ a Tigerair statement read.
‘Tigerair was and is in compliance with all original conditions imposed by the Indonesian Government on the operation of its Bali services.’
The new requirements are in addition to the original administrative regulations Tigerair complied with.
The decision has left many travellers outraged as they were forced to change or cancel holiday plans at the last minute. Others waiting for upcoming flights either from Australia or from Bali have now been left wonder whether their travel plans will actually go ahead.
Britt Walker, 22, was outraged after her week-long girls trip to Bali with her mum was cancelled.
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