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13 Countries served
16 Destinations served
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Royal Brunei to lease two A320s from AWAS

Royal Brunei Airlines (BI, Bandar Seri Begawan) has signed a lease agreement with Irish-based lessor Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services (AWAS) for two A320-200 aircraft due to be delivered during the second half of 2015.

"This announcement marks the beginning of our short haul fleet renewal process, ahead of the arrival of up to ten A320neo aircraft at the end of 2017," Royal Brunei's Deputy Chairman, Dermot Mannion, said. "Overall, we will soon operate one of the youngest short haul fleets ...

Royal Brunei orders 7+3 A320neo

Royal Brunei Airlines (BI, Bandar Seri Begawan) has signed a firm order agreement with Airbus Industrie (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) for seven A320neo aircraft, plus three options, as part of its fleet modernisation programme. Featuring a two class premium layout, the aircraft will be powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM engines.

At present, the Bruneian national carrier's narrowbody fleet consists of two A319-100s and four A320-200s used on flights to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi, ...

Emirates to only move to Dubai World Central after 2020

Emirates (EK, Dubai Int'l) will only move to the recently opened Dubai World Central after 2020 Khalifa Al Zaffin, the executive chairman of Dubai Aviation City, has said. "Emirates have to move to the new airport at some point. They will move some time after 2020, when we have the capacity to accommodate them," he told Reuters. Commenting on Mr Al Zaffin's remarks, an Emirates spokesman said that any decision to move the airline's current operations from Dubai Int'l to Dubai Central will be ...

Royal Brunei to consider a joint-venture, equity buy-in in 2014

Royal Brunei Airlines (BI, Bandar Seri Begawan) may seek out an equity partner next year Deputy chairman, Dermot Mannion, has disclosed. In an interview with the Irish Independent, Mr Mannion said such an option would suit the carrier strategically: "We will be looking at a joint venture opportunity and a cross-equity shareholding," he said. "We'll look at that in 2014. It will be the next phase of development." He added that Royal Brunei was "open to having dialogue" with other "like-minded" ...

Royal Brunei to stopover at Dubai World between May and July 2014

Royal Brunei Airlines (BI, Bandar Seri Begawan) will switch the stopover on its daily Bandar Seri Begawan to London Heathrow B787-8 service from Dubai Int'l to Dubai World Central over the period May 1, 2014 to July 20, 2014. The change is due to Dubai International undergoing critical runway maintenance over the period. However, the airline's southbound flight will continue to operate via Dubai Int'l.


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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
A319-1002 2hiddenhiddenhidden
A320-100/-2004 4hiddenhiddenhidden
A320-200 (sl)   hiddenhiddenhidden
B787-84 4hiddenhiddenhidden
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.


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