Booking airfare tickets from the capital city to Bali have become expensive triggering criticism from Bali Governor, I Wayan Koster.
The Bali Governor has especially aimed his critique towards national air carriers. Kompas.com has decided to investigate the claims and assess prices of flights to Bali from Jakarta offered by six Indonesian airlines including Garuda Indonesia.
The prices presented are for airfare tickets from Jakarta to Bali for a direct flight on November 21 for one adult.
Here is what Kompas.com found:
1. Garuda Indonesia
The cheapest flights to Bali from Jakarta from the country’s national air carrier is a one-way, Economy class direct flight ticket price of Rp $108 (Rp 1,579,100) inclusive of tax and additional fees.
Business-class tickets charge for $430 (Rp 6,292,600) including tax and supplementary fees.
We tried to find a price for First Class tickets from Jakarta to Bali, but we were given the following notification: