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Getting to know Royal Brunei Airlines

The airline operates a fleet of 10 aircraft and flies from its hub at Brunei International Airport in Berakas to 16 destinations in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Australia.

At the Sabah Tourism Awards 2011, Royal Brunei proudly won the "Best Foreign Airline" Award in the category of “Award For Best Airlines”.

Boeing Dreamliner 787 has recently become part of Royal Brunei's fleet and is known for being Boeing's most fuel efficient aircraft. The Dreamliner operates on routes from Brunei to Dubai, London and Melbourne, and it comes in two class configuration with 18 seats in Business Class and 236 seats in Economy Class. With its spacious design and smooth ride technology, the aircraft delivers the promise of a one-of-a-kind travelling experience to all its passengers!

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Why fly with Royal Brunei Airlines

  • It is wholly owned by the government of Brunei!
  • Has been in operation for over 40 years, established on 18 November 1974!
  • Royal Brunei has the distinction of operating the youngest long haul fleet in the world!

Baggage allowance

Free baggage allowance per passenger for Royal Brunei Airlines is stipulated by the airline as follows:

  • Economy Class – 30kg
  • Business Class – 40kg

Check in

Please remember your Travelstart e-ticket, as well as your passport and relevant travel documents. Check in for your Royal Brunei flight from Dubai International Airport Terminal 1. The airline's Check-in Counter is located in the Check-in Area D.

Royal Brunei Airlines’ check in generally opens 3 hours prior to departure from Dubai. Please, make sure you have checked-in no later than 90 minutes before departure and that you will arrive at the gate and be ready to board around 45 minutes prior to the scheduled departure. Gates are usually closed 20 mins before the flight.

Online check-in is available for confirmed bookings from 24 hours up to 60 minutes before the scheduled departure time for all passengers travelling with electronic tickets (e-tickets).

Cabin classes

  • Economy
  • Business

RB as its affectionately known as, operates a fleet of 10 Aircrafftsa that service 16 destinations thoughout Asia, Europe, The Middle East and Australia.

Direct flights from Dubai International Airport to Brunei International Airport and London Heathrow Airport depart once daily from Terminal 1.

Royal Brunei’s schedule for direct flights from Dubai (DXB) is stipulated by the airline as follows (please note that timings are indicated according to the time zone at departure and arrival):

  • Flights from Dubai to BWN: Sun to Sat – depart from Dubai at 05:35 – arrive in BWN 17:30.
  • Flights from BWN to Dubai: Sun to Sat – depart from BWN at 20:55 – arrive in Dubai at 01:40 +1 day(s).
  • Flights from Dubai to London: Sun to Sat – depart from Dubai at 03:00 – arrive in London 06:40
  • Flights from London to Dubai: Sun to Sat – depart from London at 17:05 – arrive in Dubai 04:05 +1 day(s)

Time in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei’s Capital, is GMT +8, 4 hours ahead of Dubai; while time in London is 4 hours behind Dubai, so don't forget to set your watch accordingly!

Top destinations for Royal Brunei Airlines:

  • Singapore
  • Hong Kong
  • Kuching
  • Kota Kinabalu
  • Melbourne
  • London
  • Manila
  • Bangkok
  • Dubai
  • Kuala Lumpur
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The information on this page is correct as of December 2015. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.

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