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BALI UPDATE #550 - 26 March 2007

Police Looking at Websites that Attack Bali and its Tourism Industry
Speaking to Local Media Bosses, Police Chief Purwoko Questions Both the Motives and the Tactics of Those Seeking to Discredit Bali Via the Internet.

An article in the Indonesian-language NusaBali indicates that Bali's Police Chief, Inspector General Paulus Purwoko, is having a closer look at foreign Internet Operators working to discredit Bali's international reputation. In a meeting with local media leaders, Chief Purwoko said the presence of an international syndicate seeking to damage Bali's reputation was proven by the various Internet site's contents which unfairly portray and defame the social life of the Balinese people and the Government of the island.

In discussing the sites, whose contents are the part of an ongoing investigation and have been the focus of formal complaints by, among others, the Bali Tourism Board and the Bali Hotel Association, Chief Purwoko complained of the unbalanced slant of the information presented on the sites which endeavour to ridicule the police, immigration, customs, hotels and various local businesses.

The several sites which attempt to negatively impact on tourism to Bali by urging a boycott of the Island, are seend by Purwoko as having ulterior motives in trying to thwart Bali's recovery and divert business to competing destinations in the region.

Purwoko urged the Press local press to continue to act responsibly in reporting news affecting the Island's future welfare.


Illegal Expat Workers in Bali Put on Notice by Police
Police Warn its Fines, Jail and Deportation for those Caught Working without Proper Immigration and Manpower Permits.

The Friday, March 23, 2007 edition of the Bali Times quoted the Senior spokesman at the Bali Police Headquarters warning that foreigners working in Bali without the proper documents will face arrest and eventual deportation as part of a more "get tough" policy now in place.

The spokesman, Officer Antonious Reniban, told the Bali Times: "Indonesia is a lawful country and therefore we can't have foreigners coming in here and working while holding tourist visas."

Reniban's comments come on the heel of the recent deportation of a Canadian employed by a villa company found to be performing duties inconsistent with his working permit. The man, an investor in the villa company, is now banned from re-entering Indonesia for at least 6 months.

In a separate incident a Chinese national was arrested by police when he participated as a speaker in a seminar held at a local hotel. The Chinese man was living in Indonesia while seeking political asylum status from the United Nations and the Indonesian Government.

Those found working illegally in Indonesia or employing illegal workers face the possibility of fines, jail time and (for the affected worker) deportation.


Larry Smith: 1950 - 2007
Legendary American Divemaster Who Adopted Indonesia as His Home, Dead at 56.

Many members of Indonesia's water sport and dive industry were shocked to learn of the sudden death of Larry Smith on Tuesday, March 20, 2007, in Sorong, Papua (Irian Jaya).

Born in Texas in 1950, Smith has worked in Indonesia since 1989 as a divemaster and "start-up specialist" helping many local dive companies successfully launch their businesses.

World's Greatest Divemaster

Only half-jokingly referred to by friends and admirers as "the world's greatest divemaster," Smith had nearly four decades of diving experience to his credit having worked in his native Texas, Oklahoma, Cuba, Cozumel, Cayman Islands, Bonaire and Belize.

But it was unarguably Indonesia where Larry Smith felt most at home, both on land or below the ocean's surface. First arriving in Indonesia in 1989, he led expeditions on live aboard dive boats throughout remote waters in Eastern Indonesia, cataloging along the way undiscovered dive spots and exotic underwater fauna that he lovingly termed as "critters."

Shortly after his arrival in Indonesia, Smith approached a young woman in a Yogya shopping mall to ask help deciphering an Indonesian language phrase book. That woman, Dewi Asih, stayed on and formalized her relationship with her burly student, marrying Larry and with him becoming the parents of a charming 9 year old daughter, Breezy.

A long-time Bali resident Dave Van Rooy had the following comments when asked to recall his friend and dive companion, Larry Smith: "Larry was often referred to as the 'world's greatest divemaster' and I've yet to hear anyone even hint at disputing that. He opened up so many areas and kinds of diving, especially here in Indonesia, it boggles one's mind. He guided and inspired so many of us and was so incredibly influential in opening our eyes to the wonders of diving, and getting us to truly appreciate all that we see and experience. But aside from that, he was truly a gentle, warm, compassionate human being and a great friend to many of us -- he was always there to help and to recite incredible stories. Larry was a trooper to the end, and we and the rest of the world, will miss him greatly."

While exact details surrounding Smith's death remain vague, he was reportedly working a dive trip in Papua when he was stricken with pneumonia. Initially hospitalized in Fak-Fak, his confdition worsened and he was moved to a hospital in Sorong where he succumbed to his illness.

In addition to his wife, Dewi, and daughter, Breezy, in Bali, he is also survived by three adults sons in the U.S.A. - Casey, Trevor and Tim - and his Mother, Eveline Smith.

Larry Smith remains were scheduled to be cremated in Denpasar on Sunday, March 25, 2007.


On the Eve of Closure, Adam Air Gets a Reprieve
New Rules Give Adam Air and 6 Other Airlines 3 Month Deadline to Improve Safety or Be Closed Down.

As reported on balidiscovery.com [Adam Air to be Shut Down?], numerous Indonesian press reports suggested that the accident-ridden Indonesian low-cost-carrier was facing imminent shutdown by the Government in a promised improvement in safety standards for the Country's civil aviation sector.

A Temporary Reprieve

Averting the rumored imminent shutdown of Adam Air and other domestic carriers, the Indonesian Government has instead introduced a three-tiered safety rating system covering all domestic air passenger and air cargo providers.

Under the new system, three classifications levels are now in effect:

. Category 1 - For carriers completely satisfying all the safety requirements set forth in the National Civil Aviation Regulations (CASR). Based on recently performed audits of all air carriers, no Indonesian Airline has qualified for the top category.

. Category 2 - For carriers able to meet minimal safety requirements but with outstanding deficiencies in their safety standards as identified by government auditors. The following airlines were assigned Category 2 status by the Indonesian Department of Civil Aviation:

. Ekspress Transportasi Antarbenua . Garuda Indonesia . Indonesia AirAsia . Lion Mentari Airlines . Manadala Airlines . Merpati Nusantara Airlines . Pelita Air Services . Republic Express Airlines (Cargo) . Riau Airlines . Sriwijaya Air . Travel Express Aviation Service . Trigana Air Service . Wing Abadi Airlines

. Category 3 - For carriers able to meet minimal safety requirements but with outstanding safety deficiencies having the potential to affect safe operations. The following airlines were assigned Category 3 status by the Department of Civil Aviation:

. AdamSky Connection Airlines (Adam Air) . Jatayu Gelang Sejahtera . Kartika Airlines . Manunggal Air Service (Cargo) . Metro Batavia . Trans Wisata Air . Tri MG Intra Asia Airlines (Cargo)

Under the tougher rules on national air safety just introduced, airlines will undergo an audit process every three months. According to Aviation Sources, those companies classified in Category 3 and unable to pass the subsequent safety audit after 3 months will have their operating permits withdrawn by the Government.


Minister Wacik to Welcome Qatar Airways to Bali
Indonesian Minister of Culture and Tourism to Officially Welcome Qatar Airway's Commencement of Service to Bali.

As reported on balidiscovery.com [See: Bali Prepares to Welcome Qatar Airways], the Island of Bali will officially welcome the inauguration of a four-time-a-week service by Qatar Airways to Bali on Wednesday, March 28, 2007.

Minister Jero Wacik to Personally Welcome Qatar Airways

To mark the commencement of service by Qatar Airways from Bali to Doha and the 70 worldwide destinations served by the Airline, Indonesia's Minister of Culture and Tourism, Jero Wacik, will be on hand in Bali to help officiate at the welcoming ceremony at Bali's Airport when QR624 touches down shortly after 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

The Minister will also share the head table with Qatar Airways CEO, Akbar al Baker at a gala welcoming reception at the Ritz Carlton Bali, Resort & Spa on Wednesday evening.

Minister Wacik has made increasing tourist numbers from Middle Eastern markets a prime goal of his Department. While Qatar Airways will certainly help to increase Middle Eastern Markets to Bali, its excellent connections through Europe and the Eastern Coast of the U.S.A. should prove an important boost in those two markets often plagued by a lack of conveniently accessible air seats to Bali.


Changing Market Mix for Bali Tourism
Bali by the Numbers: Dividing Up the Market Mix Pie January - February 2007 versus 2000.

In an attempt to see how the complexion of Bali's inbound tourism is changing, this installment of Bali by the Numbers compares the general international market mix for the combined months of January and February for 2000 and 2007.

A side-by-side comparison of the same two month period separated by eight years shows:

. Total Arrivals increased only +15.81% over the span of 8 years. That translates into an annual average growth rate of just under 2%, far below the average growth recorded by competing destinations across the region.

. South Korea emerged from being a minor contributor to Bali arrivals in 2000 to become the fourth largest source of inbound business to the Island in 2007. On a combined basis - Japan, Australia, South Korea and Taiwan constituted 51.44% of all foreign arrivals for the period January-February 2007.

. The "Rest of Asia" grew substantially during the subject eight year period, increasing 591.04%. Chief stars among emerging new markets in Asia are Singapore, Malaysia, PRC, Hong Kong and, as of late, India.

. While steadily rebuilding strength following the October 2002 and October 2005 terrorist attacks, The Americas (comprised of both North and South American countries) still lags -40.43% behind the "better days" of 2000 for the same period of January-February.

. Europe, although less affected than the Americas, is still lagging -15.59% behind 2000 when comparing the subject two month period.

. Not shown on the charts presented here is the nearly four fold growth in domestic air passengers to Bali over the 8 year period 2000-2007, a development occasioned by the substantial increase in domestic air carriers and availability of cheap fares to Bali from other Indonesian cities.

. The growing dependence on regional markets over long-staying and higher-spending European and American guests has resulted in a "guest night" shortfalls with Asian guests visiting Bali for a shorter period of only a few days to less than one week.

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Market Mix Pie January - February 2000



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'Tutto Bene' - Fine Italian Dining Comes to Bali's Nusa Dua
Michelin Star-Rated Guest Chef Marcello Fabbri in Limited Engagement at The Laguna Resort & Spa, Nusa Dua, Bali.

Marcello Fabbri obtained his first culinary experience in 1970 at the age of 9 working in the kitchen of his Aunt Maria's hotel in Rimini. The Italian quickly acquired a taste for the culinary arts and at the tender age of 13 he resolved to make a career of his passion for cooking and began training at Rimini's state catering school. After his day classes Marcello would work at Rimini's finest restaurant, the Caffè delle Rose under Chef Gino Angelini who, nearly three decades later, is generally acknowledged as the best Italian chef in his new home of Los Angeles.

Following his early professional training in his home town, there followed periods in Milan under Gualtiero Marchesi; and in Sardinia and in Munich under Mario Gamba, who was in the process of opening two first-class Italian restaurants.

From the Bavarian capital Marcello moved in October 1993 to Weimar's historic Hotel Elephant. As chef of the popular Anna Amalia Restaurant he acquired a reputation in fine dining circles as the Anna Amalia became established as the top gourmet restaurant in the eastern part of the enlarged German Federation. Der Feinschmecker Magazine included the Amalia on its prestigious list of the ten best foreign restaurants in Germany, while the Gault Millau Gourmet Guide gave Fabbri's cuisine an outstanding 17 points; and the Michelin Guide awarded Marcello Fabbri and his team coveted Michelin stars in four consecutive editions.

The German Chancellor Schröder, Russian Federation President Putin and the Belgian royal couple have all dined on Fabbri's creations; as haves the forme President of Italy Scalfaro and the actress-singer Jennifer Lopez.

In Bali For Two Weeks Only

The much-in-demand Chef Marcello Fabbri will be in Bali for a limited engagement of only two weeks, providing visitors and Island residents the following opportunities to sample his culinary genius:

. Wednesday, March 28 and Friday, March 30, 2007 - Chef's Table for Bali's Culinary Professionals - a 7-course menu commencing with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. at Nusa Bagus Island followed by dinner at Café Lagoon Glass Show Kitchen at 7:30 p.m.. Price Rp. 1.1 million net per person (approximately US$120) .

. Saturday, April 7, 2007 - Elephant Michelin Star Dinner a 6-course menu commencing with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. at Cascade Terrace followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. at the Balai Raya Grand Ballroom. Price Rp. 1.5 million net per person (approximately US$163).

. Wednesday, April 11, 2007 - The Imperial Dinner a 10-course menu commencing with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. at The Imperial Terrace & Lounge followed by a Grand Gala Dinner at 7:30 p.m. at the The Imperial Suite Price Rp. 2.4 million net per person (approximately US$261) .

Reservations and Information

For further information and reservations contact Susan or Meli ++62-(0)361.771327 extension #503 or #523 or via the email link provided.

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Ironman Champion, Chris Lieto to Join Bali Triathlon
Three Time Ironman Champion Will Join Bali International Triathlon June 24, 2007.

Bali International Triathlon, LLC have confirmed that Ironman champion triathlete Chris Lieto will participate in the 1st Annual Bali International Triathlon to be held in Bali on June 24, 2007 at Jimbaran Bay. Lieto's appearance at the Bali race will immediately follow his participation in Ironman Japan the weekend before, a race he won in 2006.

Astavita, Lieto's primary sponsor, was instrumental in making his involvement in the Bali International Triathlon possible.

Four Seasons at Jimbaran Bay, one of the leading race sponsors, is offering a first prize package consisting of a three day, two night stay in one of their world famous luxury villas. Awards will also be given to the first three finishers in each age group category. All athletes will be provided with high quality race T-shirts made by Sport Science, entrance to a pre-race party, and unique finisher's award handcrafted by a leading Bali-based artist.

"I am excited by the opportunity to participate in the first year of this race," said Lieto. "From everything I have heard, this is truly one of those extraordinary events that should grow year after year," Lieto added. Lieto's management, Katalyst Multisport Management, brought the race to Lieto's attention.

Athletes participating in the race are expected to come from all over the world to take advantage of this unique destination race. While in Bali, in addition to participating in the race, they can enjoy the wide range of activities available, including scuba diving, elephant riding, white-water river rafting, parasailing, and jet skiing. Bali is famous for its spa properties, and athletes will be treated to complimentary post-race massage by local Balinese therapists.

Special hotel and tour packages for athletes and their families can be arranged by contacting [Bali Discovery Tours].

More About Chris Lieto

Chris began is triathlon career winning his first race as an age-grouper, and turned pro less than three years later

His record includes:

. Champion Ironman Japan 2006

. 2nd place Ironman Malaysia 2006

. Champion Ironman Canada 2005

. 2nd place Ralph's Half Ironman 2005

. U.S. Champion (2nd place IM Lake Placid) 2003

. Champion Ironman Wisconsin 2002

. Champion Vineman Half Ironman 2002

. Champion Nautica Malibu Triathlon 2003

Chris, his wife Karis and son, Kaiden, reside in Danville, California. Further information concerning the Bali International Triathlon race can be found at [www.balitriathlon.com]. Event questions and media inquiries can be directed to Brennan Lindner at Generic Events by calling him in Los Angeles, CA USA at +011 310-260-7898.

Related Stories and Links

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Authentic Thai with a Twist at Bali's Amanusa Resort
Gourmet Thai Dining and Fine Wines at Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner in Bali March 31, 2007.

The first 2007 gathering of the Bali Chapter of the world's oldest gourmet society - Chaîne des Rôtisseurs will be at the Amanusa Resort in Nusa Dua on Saturday, March 31, 2007.

Authentic Thai with a Twist

Limited to only 40 guests, a special Thai menu will be presented by the Resort's Executive Chef Craig Diss and Amanusa's Resident Thai Chef Anon Northong.

Diss has been in his current position with Amanusa for the past year, coming to Bali from the Amanpulo in the Philippines and before that at the Terrazzo Restaurant in Ubud. In his native Australia, Diss worked in Sydney The Boathouse, Level Forty One and Tony Bison's Ampersand.

Anon Northong has led the Thai cooking team at the Amannusa for 2 years after training at the Amanpuri in Phuket. He has also worked in leading kitchens in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia.

The Menu

Authentic Thai with a Twist


Poe Taek Hoi Lai - Hot and Sour Clam Broth with Holy Basil

Kong Wang Raum - A Selection of Thai Flavors

Gaeng Khiaw Wan Hoi Waleng Pao - Green Curry with Mussels and Wild Ginger

Neua Ob Thai Derm - Aromatic Spice Braised Beef Shank

Pla Tort Prik Gaeng - Whole Fried Grouper Topped with Dried Red Chili Sauce and Fresh Herbs

Gai Yang - Marinated Grilled Whole Chicken with Nam Jim Jaew Dressing

Pad Pak Ruam - Stir Fried Mixed Vegetables with Oyster Sauce and Chili

Kanom Kuay - Banana Pancake with Condensed Milk Ice Cream and Turmeric Palm Sugar Syrup


Cocktails commence at 19:00 hours with dinner served at 20:00 hours.

Acting as host for an evening of outstanding Thai food served with outstanding wines will be the Resort's Manager, Monti Brown.

Seating is strictly limited and reservations are a must. Call Amalia Gustawan at ++62-(0)361-730361 for bookings and more information.


Lights, Camera, Action
Baliwood: Bali Film Center Attends Major Film Location Show in Bid to Turn Island into Feature Film-Making Mecca.

The Director of the Bali Film Center (BFC), Deborah Gabinetti, traveled to FILMART's Locations World held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre March 20-22, 2007, to introduce the diversity of Indonesian and Balinese locations and the low production costs associated with Indonesian film projects.

According to Gabinetti, meetings held at the event with Bill Bowling, Worldwide Locations Executive for Warner Bros Pictures (USA) produced some positive results, including discussion of ideas for future film projects in Indonesia.

Also on hand in Hong Kong were Indonesian Director Angus Strachan and Executive Producer Jan Eymann who presented their latest Bali-based romantic epic, Between Two Worlds - a story that revolves around a beautiful young Balinese dancer who travels through the mythical valley of death before finding balance between light and dark; love and loss.

Attending the major film event were numerous studio executives, producers, directors, location managers and industry professionals, including; Li Qian Kuan, President of China Film Foundation and Australian actor Bryan Brown who attended promoting co-productions with the Australian Film Commission.

Running concurrently with FILMART was the first pan-Asian film awards show - Asian Film Awards, which saw Indonesian Rahayu Supanggah awarded Best Composer for his work on Garin Nugroho's Opera Jawa - joint Indonesian/Austrian production.

Since 2002, BFC has provided professional service and support to the entertainment industry including a range of film and television projects for National Geographic (USA), Still Productions (Portugal), BBC2 (UK), Pierre Javaux Productions (France), MTV (USA), Long Way Round (UK), Alphaville 44 (Korea), Beyond Productions (Australia) with two feature films and a television series presently in development. Plans are also underway for the 1st Bali Taksu Film Fest & Awards scheduled for later this year.

Indonesia is the largest archipelago is the world spanning over 17,000 islands. Geographically and culturally diverse, Indonesia has natural settings matching any action genre or era set amidst thousands of temples, terraced rice fields, tropical rain forests, remote tribal villages, colonial plantations, palatial ruins, active volcanoes, underwater coral gardens or romantic desert islands.

Combined with low production costs, countless extras on short notice, master craftsmen, an experienced pool of talented and creative people, full government support - Indonesia is guaranteed to become an increasingly attractive and economical location for filming.

Shown on balidiscovery.com are BFC Director Deborah Gabinetti and Australia Actor Bryan Brown, taken during their attendance at FILMART's Locations World in Hong Kong.


CX Just Got Cheaper!
Los Angeles to Bali from US$740 Cathay Pacific Offers Unbeatable Specials Fares to Bali for U.S. Travelers.

Fly to Bali from Los Angeles between April 1 and May 31, 2007 or between August 15 and November 30, 2007 and you could pay only US$740 roundtrip in economy class on Cathay Pacific Airways.

Here's the fine print on this exceptional offer from Cathay Pacific Airways:

. If you purchase this Los Angeles to Bali Special fare, you are allowed the normal two (2) free check-in allowances of 70lbs each plus an additional free extra check-in allowance of either a kite board, knee board, windsurf board, body board, and surfboard not exceeding 70lbs and the normal applicable excess baggage rate will be charged if applicable.

. Fare listed includes fuel/insurance surcharges of USD$140.00.

. Additional government taxes and fees ranging from US$77.56 - US$92.92 are not included.

. No minimum stay. Maximum stay 45 days. All travel must be completed before December 15, 2007.

. Travel under this special offer is eligible for Asia Miles.

. This is a limited time and limited availability offer. Cancellation fee: US$100 applies. Fare is non-refundable after departure. Change fee (prior to departure) of US$100 applies per change per person. This special fare cannot be combined with any other offer or fare.

How to Book

Visit the Cathay Pacific Website or for reservations from North America call 1-800-223-ASIA.

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CX Just Got Cheaper!Los Angeles to Bali from US$740
Cathay Pacific Offers Unbeatable Specials Fares to Bali for U.S. Travelers.

Fly to Bali from Los Angeles between April 1 and May 31, 2007 or between August 15 and November 30, 2007 and you could pay only US$740 roundtrip in economy class on Cathay Pacific Airways.

Here's the fine print on this exceptional offer from Cathay Pacific Airways:

. If you purchase this Los Angeles to Bali Special fare, you are allowed the normal two (2) free check-in allowances of 70lbs each plus an additional free extra check-in allowance of either a kite board, knee board, windsurf board, body board, and surfboard not exceeding 70lbs and the normal applicable excess baggage rate will be charged if applicable.

. Fare listed includes fuel/insurance surcharges of USD $140.00.

. Additional government taxes and fees ranging from $77.56 - $92.92 are not included.

. No minimum stay. Maximum stay 45 days. All travel must be completed before December 15, 2007.

. Travel under this special offer is eligible for Asia Miles/.

. This is a limited time and limited availability offer. Cancellation fee: US$100 applies. Fare is non-refundable after departure. Change fee (prior to departure) of US$100 applies per change per person. This special fare cannot be combined with any other offer or fare.

How to Book

Visit the Cathay Pacific Website or for reservations from North America call 1-800-223-ASIA.

More information: Book On Line


New Carry-on Rules at Bali's Airport
The Rules have Changed for Carry-On Luggage at Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport.

Effective March 31, 2007, the rules governing permissible carry-on items have changed for international passengers traveling via Bali's Ngurah Rai Airport.

The new rules fall into line with tighter security controls being introduced by airports worldwide. Changes in carry-on rules broadly address the carriage of Liquids, Aerosols and Gels (LAGs) and specifically stipulate:

. The maximum size of any liquid container, full or partially used, allowed past the international screening point is 100 ml.

. All 100 ml liquid containers presented for inspection to be carried on board an aircraft by a passenger must comfortably fit in a 1 liter transparent re-sealable plastic bag (30cm x 40cm).

. The definition of (LAGs) liquids, aerosols and gels include (but are not limited to) water and other drinks; soups; syrups; jams; stews; sauces; pastes; foods in sauces or containing a high liquid content, creams; lotions; cosmetics; oils; perfumes; sprays; gels - including hair and shower gels; contents of pressurised containers - including shaving foam, other foam and deodorants; pastes including toothpaste; liquid-solid mixtures; mascara; lipsticks; lip gloss or lip balm; and any item of similar consistency at room temperature. This list is not exhaustive and screeners will make a determination about which items are permitted to be taken through screening points.

. Each passenger is limited to carrying only one plastic bag.

. All passengers must submit their person and all carry-on luggage for inspection. Baggage will receive both a visual inspection and x-ray examination.

. Passengers will be required to remove bulky coats and jackets and present them for screening before walking through the metal detector.

. Some medicines and medical devices are exempted from the new screening rules, including prescription medicine and prescribed medical devices. Passengers are recommended to bring supporting documentation (e.g. a physician's letter). All prescription medication should be in original containers bearing the name of the passenger matching the name on the boarding pass. Essential prescribed medicines may include angina sprays.

. Passengers bring non-prescription medications should know that a determination of a reasonable amount will be made based on the length of the flight, possible delays and flight diversions; essential non-prescription medicines may include cough syrups, children's medications, insulin, clotting factors (for hemophiliacs), contact lens solution exceeding 100 ml, and inhalers (with spare canisters packed into checked baggage).

. Existing provisions for disability and medically-related items still apply.

. Baby products required for the flight are exempt from the enhanced security screening restrictions with the understanding that screeners will use their discretion to asses appropriate volumes for hand carriage. Baby products include: baby milk; sterilised water; baby juice; baby food in liquid, gel or paste form; and wet wipes.

. Under the new rules frisk searches will be conducted in a random and continuous manner. Frisk searches must be undertaken by a screener of the same sex and a passenger may request the search be done in a private room. A person may refuse a frisk search, however they will be refused access into the sterile area.

. Passengers are allowed to carry on board all liquids/aerosols/gels purchased or collected in the sterile area of an Indonesian international airport on board an aircraft, including duty free items, unless other jurisdictional measures apply (e.g. U.S. flights).


 
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