Royal Brunei Air is the flag carrier of the Sultanate of Brunei operating out of its hub at Brunei International Airport in Berakas. It was established in 1974 and is completely owned by the Sultanate of Brunei.
The airline has come a long way from its beginnings with just 2 aircraft, and expanded its fleet in a big way in the 1990s. Plans are currently underway to revamp both the short haul and long haul fleet. Its constant effort at modernization and providing a good passenger experience has assured its share of awards such as the Best Foreign Airline at the Sabah Tourism Awards 2011.
Royal Brunei Airlines operates flights to Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Australia and passengers traveling from the Middle East can connect with its services at Dubai and Jeddah.
The fleet contains Airbus A319 and A320 and Boeing 777 and 787. Its current plan to improve the customer service experience along with the financial performance of the airline consists of adding 2 additional Airbus A320 aircraft along with 5 Boeing 787s. Flights to Singapore and London using the currently received two 787 aircraft have been started.
The carrier provides the Royal Brunei online check-in service for the convenience of passengers, and this is the first of many such services. At the airport, premium class passengers may relax at the Sky Lounge, which also provides prayer rooms and ablution areas for Muslim passengers. These facilities, along with the usual lounge conveniences of shower rooms, free Internet access and other conveniences make sure that you are refreshed before boarding your flight.
Once you make your Royal Brunei Airlines online booking, you can be assured of a great experience for both Business and Economy Class passengers with comfortable seating and the choicest of cuisines. The 787 Dreamliner, however, completely illustrates the “Betterfly” concept of the airline with features such as less cabin fatigue and the “smooth ride” technology providing the best in travel experience to customers. For more details, the customer service of the airline can be contacted here.
The Royal Brunei Airlines baggage allowance permits passengers to check in between 30 to 40 kg for Business Class passengers and between 20 to 25 kg for Economy Class passengers. The allowance depends on the booking class and would be stated on the ticket. Hand baggage of 7 kg is allowed with some additional pieces depending on the class. Further details of baggage policy may be found here.
You can plan your entire itinerary using the Cleartrip interface that gives you a concise picture of routes and flight availability of Royal Brunei Airlines. You can also check your Royal Brunei PNR status using this interface. You might be happy to find out that the crisp and clutter-free interface extends to the mobile realm as well, with our Cleartrip app that you could download and use on your smart phone.