Royal Brunei Airlines, Philippine Airlines ink codeshare agreement

Royal Brunei Airlines, Philippine Airlines ink codeshare agreement

16 August 2017, 11:37 AM

Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) and Philippine Airlines (PAL), the national carriers of Brunei Darussalam and the Philippines, signed a codeshare agreement in July 2017. Guests from both countries are now able to purchase their flights to/from Cebu via Manila on a single ticket either with Royal Brunei Airlines or Philippines Airlines. PAL guests are now able to travel to and from Bandar Seri Begawan on RB operated flights under PAL flight number. This codeshare agreement provides RB and PAL guests more options whilst traveling on business or leisure between three key destinations in Asean.

Mr. Karam Chand, RB’s Chief Executive Officer said “RB is very pleased to have Philippine Airlines as our codeshare partner. Through this partnership, RB’s guests can seamlessly access Cebu, the oldest city of the Philippines filled with culture and history, white sandy beaches and beautiful underwater sports. We warmly welcome Philippine Airlines codeshare passengers on board our daily flights between Manila to Bandar Seri Begawan and beyond.”

Mr. Jaime Bautista, PAL President and COO, said “The codeshare partnership reconnects PAL with the Sultanate of Brunei which is home to close to 20,000 overseas Filipino workers. This renewed partnership with RB also expands our network supporting our vision of becoming a five star airline.”

Guests in Bandar Seri Begawan can purchase their tickets from the RB Customer Service Centre or any of the travel agents. Passenger in the Philippines could do likewise from RB Manila office, Philippines Airlines ticket offices or any preferred travel agents.

Appendix A:

All schedules shown below are the best connection (between 2 to 6 hours) from BI (RB IATA CODE) onward to PR (PAL IATA CODE). Flight schedules are subject to change and are correct at the time of publication.


Royal Brunei Airlines
Operating Airline Flight No. Marketing Airline Flight No. Sector ETD/ETA Days
BI 683 PR 3599 Bandar Seri Begawan to Manila 1200/1410 LT 3,4,6,7
BI 684 PR 3598 Manila to Bandar Seri Begawan 1500/1710 LT 3,4,6,7
BI 685 PR 3597 Bandar Seri Begawan to Manila 1820/2030 LT 1,2,4,5
BI 686 PR 3596 Manila to Bandar Seri Begawan 2120/2330 LT 1,2,4,5
Philippine Airlines
PR 2863 BI 3355 Manila to Cebu 1815/1930 LT 3,4,6,7
PR 2867 BI 3357 19/55/2110 LT 3,4,6,7
PR 1869 BI 3351 2120/2235 LT 3
PR 1869 BI 3351 2200/2315 LT 4,6
PR 1869 BI 3351 2230/2345 LT 2
PR 2846 BI 3354 Cebu to Manila 0900/1010 LT 3,4,6,7
PR 2850 BI 3356 1140/1255 LT 3
PR 1854 BI 3358 1355/1510 LT 2
PR 2860 BI 3352 1630/1740 LT 1
PR 2860 BI 3352 1645/1800 LT 2
PR 2860 BI 3352 1645/1755 LT 4
PR 2860 BI 3352 1745/1855 LT 5

About Philippines Airlines (PR):
Philippine Airlines—Asia’s first airline—is the national flag carrier of the Republic of the Philippines and pioneer airline of the country, with a 76-year history steeped in tradition and modernity. It took to the
skies on March 15, 1941, making it Asia’s oldest active airline today.

In the recent Skytrax awards, PAL climbed 16 notches higher and is ranked 67th among the world’s top 100 airlines. PAL also claimed the 6th spot on the world’s 10 most improved airlines in 2017.

Operating out of its hubs at Ninoy Aquino International Airport of Manila and Mactan-Cebu International Airport of Cebu, PAL serves 30 destinations in the Philippines and over 45 destinations internationally.

PAL operates a fleet of 81 aircraft, most of which are new-generation jets. These comprise Boeing 777-300ERs; Airbus A340-300s; Airbus A330-300s; Airbus A321s; Airbus A320s; Bombardier Q400s; and Bombardier Q300s. PAL is in the midst of a comprehensive modernization program that is transforming its fleet into one of the youngest in the world. More information about Philippine Airlines can be found on its website: