Royal Brunei Airlines purchase four Boeing B787-9

Royal Brunei Airlines purchase four Boeing B787-9

20 February 2024, 3:10 PM

Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) is pleased to announce the order of four (4) Boeing Dreamliner 787-9 airplanes as the national carrier of Brunei embarks on its next phase of strategic growth.  

 “The forthcoming arrival of the Dreamliner 787-9 aircraft symbolizes a bold step forward in our ongoing journey towards innovation and excellence. RB had been operating the Dreamliner 787-8 for the last 10 years, and with this order, it will ensure we continue with a product that our customer come to enjoy. In our constant effort to offer unparalleled service matched with the highest safety standards to our guests, the new fleet will allow us the potential to tap into new growth areas, strengthening RB’s market appeal and provide a superior travel experience to our guests,” said RB Chief Executive Officer, Sabirin bin Haji Abdul Hamid.  

 “The acquisition of the Dreamliner B787-9 fleet further continues our long-time partnership with Boeing through the past 50 years where we celebrated 10th year of operating the 787 fleet in the region, last year. We look forward to a more successful future with Boeing as we embark on this new journey together,” said RB’s Chief Executive Officer.  

 “By renewing its investment in the 787 Dreamliner, Royal Brunei Airlines will continue to connect Brunei with the world while offering the carrier’s signature service and comfort to passengers,” said Brad McMullen, Boeing Senior Vice President of Commercial Sales and Marketing. “The 787-9 will deliver the versatility, efficiency and range that Royal Brunei Airlines desires to pursue increasing air travel and tourism opportunities.”  

 On 20th February 2024, RB and Boeing held a commemorative signing ceremony to mark the purchase agreement of the Dreamliner 787-9 aircrafts during the Singapore Airshow 2024 at Singapore.