Transit Information

Transit Information

Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) makes its best effort to update the information reflected in all COVID-19 Information Hub pages regularly, however entry or exit requirements and other travel requirements may change at very short notice. We advise our guests to check the latest advisory issued by relevant governments or authorities and be well-informed on all the travel requirements before their trip. Please note it is our guests’ responsibility to ensure they meet the travel criteria and have all appropriate approvals and documents for travel. Without this RB is not permitted to allow guests to travel in-line with international air transport regulations. RB shall not be held responsible for any guests being denied boarding for not meeting the travel requirements.

Brunei International Airport (BIA)

Starting 1 April 2022, transiting through Brunei International Airport (BIA) is permitted provided that transit passengers are:

  • Fully vaccinated
  • Obtain negative COVID-19 result for RT-PCR test taken 2 days before departure OR certified negative COVID-19 result for ART taken within 1 day before departure
  • Follow any other requirements set by the destination country
  • Transit travellers are not allowed to leave airport and need to stay in airport regardless of the transit duration. 

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)

Transiting through Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is permitted for guests who do not require immigration clearance. Duration of transit must not be more than 24 hours. Guests are required to check-in to all their flights at original departure point and have baggage checked-through. Additionally, guests:

  • Must hold a valid ticket and entry approval to their next destination within 24 hours
  • Must not exit KLIA or the terminal building
  • Transit to international destination does not require testing COVID-19 test
  • Not allowed to change terminals if the connecting flight is in another terminal

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)

From 1 April 2022, guests can use Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) for transit/transfer (except for transit into Chinese Mainland which is still suspended until further notice) with the following requirements:

  • on flights operated by specific airlines under the same air ticket or same booking.
  • Travellers have checked through at the origin port with their boarding passes printed and baggage tagged-through to the final destination. Onward boarding passes, apart from printed boarding pass, mobile boarding pass (MBP) or self-printed boarding pass (SPBP) are also accepted.
  • Layover time during transit is within 24 hours.
  • Hold a negative COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based nucleic acid test collected within 48 hours before departure.
  • Guests should also confirm in advance that they are able to enter the final destination country.