Flying With Royal Brunei

Royal Brunei Airlines is the flag carrier for the country of Brunei. Founded in the 1970s, and owned entirely by the government, this airline has grown to incorporate more aircraft into its fleet, and more routes to its charter in order to keep up with the growing tourism to Brunei’s shores, and to facilitate guests wanting to fly onward to explore other parts of Southeast Asia, the Middle East and the UK. This is a small, but prestigious airline to fly with, and you will not be disappointed with what Royal Brunei has to offer.

Why Fly With Royal Brunei?

Ways To Check-In

You can check in online with Royal Brunei for every route except those flying to Jeddah (JED). This service opens up to flying guests 24 hours before departure, and is an easy and convenient way to check in. Of course, if you’d rather wait until you have arrived at the airport there will be Royal Brunei staffed counters where you can check in in person. To ensure you have enough time to pass through all the airport security checks, it is advised that you arrive at the airport at least 1-2 hours before take off.

Baggage Allowances & Fees

Economy passengers flying with Royal Brunei are allowed to check up to 20kg of luggage for their flight, whilst Business class ticket holders may check up to 30kg of baggage. If you are a travelling student, going home or heading to your study institution, Royal Brunei will allow you to bring an extra 15kg. You can also pre-purchase a higher allowance if you feel that you may exceed the baggage limitations. Otherwise, excess baggage will be charged, and bags weighing more than 32kg may be rejected, as per baggage handling safety rules.

Carry on bags should stay within total linear dimensions of 115cm, including wheels and handles, in order to be accepted into the cabin. They must also keep to a weight of 7kg. Economy flyers may only bring one bag, but Business class passengers may bring a cabin bag and a briefcase or garment bag.


You can change your assigned seat if you wish to a preferred option, with a little more legroom, or located more conveniently in the exit rows. However, unless you are Royal Skies Gold member, you will be charged to change your seat.

In-Flight Service

Flying with Royal Brunei will feel like a breeze, especially when you log into their onboard IMPIAN entertainment system. Updating their selection of movies, television shows, music and audio programming each month, IMPIAN gives you the latest in entertainment options that will cater to passengers of all ages.

And while you’re being entertained, Royal Brunei will offer a complimentary food and drinks trolley service to flyers in both cabin classes. All meals are halal, but if you have a particular dietary requirement beyond this, you can contact the airline at least 24 hours ahead of your flight and arrange a meal that can cater to weight control, diabetes, gluten-free or coeliac meals,to name a few.

Children between the ages of 2-11 can travel unaccompanied, and will be looked after by the airline, but they will be subject to a full adult fare, and you will need to book in the Unaccompanied Minor service in order to ensure your child is listed for this during the flight. Please contact a Royal Brunei office directly to make a UM booking.

Payment Methods

Tickets can be purchased online using MasterCard, Visa and Amex credit cards. Do note that your credit card will be charged in Brunei Dollars (BND). If you need to make any changes to your flight itinerary, contact the local reservation office, as changes/cancellations cannot be made online. Do find out the administrative fees and fare rules that apply to flight amendments before making changes to your bookings. Please present the credit card used for payment when checking-in at the airport.

On-Time Performance

Royal Brunei has decent on time performance records, usually hitting their punctuality targets 70-80% of the time.

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Reservations & Ticketing Office

Royal Brunei Airlines, Level 10, 45 William Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia

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