Royal Brunei Airlines plans to resume flights to Ho Chi Minh City with the frequency of four times a week starting Friday, 17 October 2014.
Royal Brunei deputy Chairman, Dermot Mannion said:
“ Our Commercial team do regular route studies to develop and increase connectivity for our markets. In their latest studies, Ho Chi Minh City has emerged a frontrunner in providing connections for key markets from Melbourne, Dubai and London and also for regional destinations like Kota Kinabalu. We are delighted to include Ho Chi Minh City, an exciting holiday and business destination, into our network.”
The return of Royal Brunei to Ho Chi Minh City will create more holiday options for the travelling Bruneians. For both Royal Brunei regional customers in Kota Kinabalu, and for long haul customers especially our Melbourne, Dubai and London it is a fantastic value offer where customers can combine their travel to visit Brunei and onwards to the bustling Ho Chi Minh city.
Royal Brunei four times weekly flights to Ho Chi Minh will be operated by an Airbus A319 for flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays while on Sundays the flight will be operated by an Airbus A320. The flight schedules are as follows:
The flag carrier of the Sultanate of Brunei, Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) was founded in 1974 and is wholly-owned by the government of Brunei. RB is the launch airline for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner in South East Asia. With the recent deliveries of the Dreamliners, RB will have the distinction of operating the youngest long haul fleet in the world. RB is also among the first airlines in the world to offer a 100% long haul Dreamliner service from Melbourne to London via Brunei and Dubai, and return. From its hub at Brunei International Airport, RB serves a number of regional and international destinations in Australia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the UK, among others.