Jetstar and Virgin add extra services as Bali flights take off on Tuesday as Qantas joins effort to bring stranded Australians home

Virgin Australia Airbus A330-200 VH-XFC about to depart Perth Airport for Bali. (Keith Anderson)

Improved conditions have allowed Virgin Australia and Jetstar to operate flights to and from Bali and bring back travellers left stranded due to the Mount Raung ash cloud, with Qantas also pitching in to help return Australians home. Both Virgin and Jetstar say conditions at the airport on Tuesday are safe … [Read more...]

Jetstar resumes Bali flights

Jetstar will soon have a new chief pilot. (Rob Finlayson)

Jetstar has scheduled a number of flights to and from Bali for Monday after deciding it was safe to operate flights into and out of the airport. Flights into and out of Bali have been severely disrupted in the past week as the ash cloud from the Mount Raung volcano forced airlines to cancel flights for … [Read more...]