Another volcanic eruption threatens Bali flights

TRAVELERS are being warned of more delays this morning after the volcano which has caused a nightmare over the last week erupted again.

Virgin Australia has released a statement saying several flights from Australia to Bali are on hold as its meteorologists assess conditions.

“Conditions in the vicinity of Denpasar Airport remain favourable for flying this evening however it is likely that conditions will deteriorate tomorrow, which could disrupt operations again,” the statement read.


“As a result, a number of flights from Australia to Denpasar on Wednesday 15 July have been delayed to enable flying conditions to be assessed in consultation with the Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre.

“We will continue to monitor weather conditions overnight and provide an update on these flights tomorrow morning via our website and through proactive guest communications.”

The airline has agreed to waive all fare differences for guests who are booked to travel to Denpasar by 28 July.

For the details on Virgin Australia flights head to this page.

As of 7.00pm, Jetstar says all scheduled and additional services today between Denpasar and Australia, subject to flying conditions remaining safe, will hit the skies.

Qantas will also commence special relief flights from Bali tonight to assist in bringing Jetstar customers back to Australia.