The soon-to-be renovated Grand Inna Bali Beach was originally called Hotel Bali Beach Inter-Continental and owned by Pan Am, which, as well as giving the Indonesian island its first international hotel, also brought its first and only fatal airline disaster.
Adam Nebbs
Opinion

Opinion

Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

How three deadly Pan Am plane crashes in nine months changed airline’s safety culture

  • Faulted by the FAA for its substandard airmen and inadequate training after spate of 1970s disasters in Pacific, Pan Am made sweeping changes
  • A reminder of the Bali disaster, a hotel owned at the time by Pan Am, and still the tallest building on the Indonesian island, is soon to be redeveloped

TOP PICKS

The soon-to-be renovated Grand Inna Bali Beach was originally called Hotel Bali Beach Inter-Continental and owned by Pan Am, which, as well as giving the Indonesian island its first international hotel, also brought its first and only fatal airline disaster.
READ FULL ARTICLE