Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) announced today that it plans to resume direct flights to Beijing in December 2017.
The expansion of RB’s service into China will begin with a twice weekly service to Beijing and move to thrice weekly service at the earliest opportunity.
RB’s services will depart Brunei for Beijing every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7:55pm and arrive at Beijing at 1:00 the following day. The return flights leave Beijing at 2:00am and arrive in Brunei at 7:25am each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Mr. Karam Chand, Chief Executive Offer of RB said:
“RB last flew to Beijing two decades ago and we are delighted to be connecting the Capital Cities once again. As national carrier of Brunei Darussalam, the reintroduction of Beijing flights supports network development and builds on the strong bilateral trade relationship between the two countries.”
The resumption of the flights are subject to government approvals and acquiring the landing slots in Beijing airport. The work has commenced on achieving these important milestones.