Hong Kong Airlines Signs Codeshare Agreement with Royal Brunei Airlines

Hong Kong Airlines Signs Codeshare Agreement with Royal Brunei Airlines

26 August 2016, 11:22 AM

The internationally-acclaimed full-service airline Hong Kong Airlines and Royal Brunei Airlines (RB), the national flag carrier of Brunei Darussalam, signed a codeshare agreement today to provide travellers with enhanced connections in Asia.

Under the agreement, Hong Kong Airlines’ “HX” code will be placed on RB daily flights between Hong Kong and Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital and largest city of the Sultanate of Brunei. At the same time, RB will place its “BI” code on Hong Kong Airlines’ daily flights between Hong Kong and onwards to Tokyo, Japan.

The details of the Codeshare flights are as follows:

Route Flight No.** Departure* Arrival* Frequency
Bandar Seri Begawan (BWN) to Hong Kong (HKG) HX1635 / BI635 10:30 13:35 Daily
Hong Kong (HKG) to Bandar Seri Begawan (BWN) HX1636 / BI636 14:35 17:40
Hong Kong (HKG) to Tokyo (NRT)^ HX 610 / BI3403 15:30 20:55
Tokyo (NRT) to Hong Kong (HKG) HX 611 / BI3404 09:30 13:30

*All times local

**Flight schedule may change without prior notice.

^Subject to government approval

Mr Li Dianchun, Chief Commercial Officer of Hong Kong Airlines said, “The commencement of our codeshare partnership with Royal Brunei Airlines is great news for passengers of both airlines. Our passengers now have a new choice to travel between Hong Kong and Bandar Seri Begawan, a city with beautiful culture. Meanwhile, customers of Royal Brunei Airlines will enjoy the enhanced connectivity via the international aviation hub Hong Kong to Tokyo by flying with Hong Kong Airlines. We feel excited to provide Hong Kong’s quality service to them on our flights.”

Mr Karam Chand, Chief Executive Officer of RB said “RB would like to warmly welcome on board Hong Kong Airlines as our latest codeshare partner. Hong Kong Airlines has over 30 destinations in their network that RB do not fly to. RB customers now have a choice to travel to Tokyo (NRT) via Hong Kong (HKG) on board with Hong Kong Airlines. Through this partnership, RB and its passengers will benefit from the bigger joint network and more choices .”

Flight tickets between Bandar Seri Begawan and Hong Kong under the codeshare agreement can be purchased via your preferred travel agents or through both Royal Brunei Airlines’ and Hong Kong Airlines’ sales offices and call centre from 8 September 2016 onwards. The sales of flight tickets to Japan via Hong Kong from Bandar Seri Begawan will commence in November.

About Hong Kong Airlines

Established in 2006, Hong Kong Airlines is a full-service airline firmly rooted in Hong Kong with a wide destination network covering over 30 major cities across the Asia Pacific region, including Gold Coast, Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo, Sapporo, Bangkok, Bali and Okinawa. The current operating fleet is made up of 32 Airbus aircraft with an average age of around 3.9 years, consisting of 27 passenger aircraft and five freighters, being one of the youngest fleet in the world. Hong Kong Airlines has been awarded the internationally acclaimed 4-star rating from Skytrax since 2011. Adhering to the concept of “Fresh and Very Hong Kong”, Hong Kong Airlines is committed to “Bringing Greater Journeys Sky High”, and is dedicated to providing a pleasant and enjoyable journey to all passengers.

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