Policy on the Carriage and Usage of Portable Chargers or Power Banks on RB flights
9 January 2019, 8:51 AM
In line with safety regulations on the carriage of lithium batteries set by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods Regulations, the following policy applies on the carriage and use of portable chargers or power banks on all RB flights:
In cabin baggage (hand-carry)
Royal Brunei Airlines allow for the carriage of portable chargers or power banks in cabin baggage, under the following guidelines:
- Device cannot be discharged or used in flight at any time
- Device should not be charged at any time during the flight
- Device is switched off and placed in a sealed bag prior to the flight
- Device with lithium ion batteries Watt-hour rating that does not exceed 100Wh is permitted up to a maximum of 4 batteries per person.
- Device with lithium ion batteries Watt-hour rating exceeding 100Wh but not exceeding 160Wh is permitted with prior-approval from airline, up to a maximum of two batteries per person.
For checked baggage
Portable Chargers or Power Banks is strictly prohibited in checked baggage for all RB flights.
RB would like to remind our guests that should you need to charge your mobile phones or tablets, you may utilise the USB ports available at your seats.
- B787 Dreamliner: USB ports located below your Inflight Entertainment screens for Economy and underneath your armrest for Business Class.
- A320NEO: USB ports located below Inflight Entertainment screens
- A320CEO: USB ports located below Inflight Entertainment screens for Business Class and underneath your seats for Economy.
For more information on restricted items, please visit Guide to Dangerous Goods.