At least 400 KLM passengers have been stranded in Singapore and a further 400 are stuck in Bali because of an active volcano, news agency ANP says on Wednesday.
An ash cloud from the Rinjani volcano on the Indonesian island of Lombok forced the closure of the country’s second biggest airport early on Wednesday.
All flights from Schiphol airport to Bali have also been cancelled, KLM said. In total, some 700 flights have been affected.
Thousands of passengers were stranded on Bali in July because of volcanic eruptions at Mount Raung in East Java.
Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl
The DutchNews.nl team would like to thank all the generous readers who have made a donation in recent weeks. Your financial support has helped us to expand our coverage of the coronavirus crisis into the evenings and weekends and make sure you are kept up to date with the latest developments.
DutchNews.nl has been free for 14 years, but without the financial backing of our readers, we would not be able to provide you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch. Your contributions make this possible.