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Update 1 June 2020 7:30 

The Indonesian Ministry of Transport prepares to enter the new normal with flights to and from Bali's I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport as per Ministerial Decree No. 25 of 2020 on Transportation Control. 

Bali had been making preparations to enter the new normal era by following the provisions and official health protocols

During the new normal era, passengers looking to enter Bali through the International Airport should hold a document that shows negative results for COVID-19 from a swab test based on the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR).

Every aircraft passenger must fulfill the requirements submitted by the Task Force for the Acceleration of COVID-19 Handling, as stipulated in Circular Letter Number 5 of 2020 on the Amendment to Circular Letter Number 4 of 2020 on the Criteria for Restricting Travel for Accelerating the Handling of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) or hereinafter referred to as SE Number 5 of 2020," he expounded.

The Bali provincial government in a bid to boost the island’s tourism and economic potential by continuing to prioritize health protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in all transportation services on land, at sea, and in air.

Please ensure you keep updated with all the changes through official channels only. 

Garuda Indonesia
Garuda Indonesia has taken a number of anticipatory steps in following up on the development of the COVID-19 pandemic which of course always prioritizes aspects of flight safety and comfort for both passengers and flight crew.

Flying Requirements & Requirements
Garuda Indonesia documents fully support the policies of the government of the Republic of Indonesia and also the local government in the context of the spread of COVID-19 in Indonesia as stated in:

Regulation of the Minister of Transportation No. 25 of 2020 concerning Transportation Control During the Eid Mubarak 1441 H Mud Season in the context of Preventing the Spread of COVID-19
Circular of Task Force for the Acceleration of COVID-19 Handling No. 5 Amendment to Circular Letter No. 4 of 2020 concerning Criteria for Limiting Travel of Persons in the Framework of Accelerating Handling of COVID-19
Circular of the Minister of Health Number HK.02.01 / MENKES / 313/2020 concerning Health Protocol for the Handling of Indonesian Citizens and the Arrival of Foreigners from Overseas at the Entrance of Countries and Regions in Situations of Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB)
That people are allowed to travel / flights are as follows:

International Flights
Exit Indonesia: Refers to the requirements of the destination / destination country authority available on  the official IATA website
Entering Indonesia:  Foreign nationals who may enter Indonesia refer to the Republic of Indonesia Ministry of Forestry Regulation No. 11 of 2020, please click on Travel Restrictions Entrance to the Republic of Indonesia for more information. 
There are no restrictions on Indonesian citizens while following the applicable document requirements.
Domestic Flights
People who work in government or private institutions that conduct:
  - Accelerating services for handling COVID-19;
  - Defense, security and public order services;
  - Health services;
  - Services of basic & supporting needs
  - Services of important economic functions;
Travel for patients who need emergency health services
Travel for people whose family members are essentially very ill / dead
Repatriation for the return of Foreign Citizens, Indonesian Migrant Workers, Indonesian Citizens and students / students who are abroad, and the return of people for special reasons by the Government to the regions
People who are allowed to fly as above must fulfill the document requirements according to the flight categories and routes available on this Link  

Update 31 May 2020  22:30 

IATA board announces principles for restart of aviation industry

Geneva - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a commitment by the airline CEOs on its Board of Governors to five principles for re-connecting the world by air transport.

More information available here 

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