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Royal Brunei Airlines and Japan Airlines Codeshare Agreement

6 February 2020, 2:20 PM

Royal Brunei Airlines, the national airline of Brunei Darussalam and Japan Airlines today announced a codeshare agreement that will allow Japan Airlines to offer four weekly flights between Bandar Seri Begawan (BWN) and Tokyo Narita (NRT). Royal Brunei will place its code on flights to major cities in Japan, such as Sapporo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, offering greater options for RB guests.

Ticket sales will begin from 14th February 2020 on all channels and major GDS, for travels from February 17, 2020, subject to regulatory approvals.

Flight No. Sector Departure Arrival Days of Operations Operated by
BI696 / JL5001 Tokyo Narita to Bandar Seri Begawan 11:45 17:10 Mon / Wed / Fri / Sun Royal Brunei Airlines
BI695 / JL5000 Bandar Seri Begawan to Tokyo Narita 00:35 07:30
JL3049 / BI3437 Tokyo Narita to Sapporo 18:45 20:35 Daily Japan Airlines
JL3040 / BI3438 Sapporo to Tokyo Narita 07:50 09:35
JL3083 / BI3427 Tokyo Narita to Nagoya 10:25 11:40
JL3087 / BI3429 Tokyo Narita to Nagoya 18:30 19:50
JL3082 / BI3428 Nagoya to Tokyo Narita 08:20 09:30
JL3084 / BI3430 Nagoya to Tokyo Narita 14:45 16:00
JL3005 / BI3431 Tokyo Narita to Osaka 16:55 18:15
JL3009 / BI3433 Tokyo Narita to Osaka 18:20 19:55
JL3004 / BI3432 Osaka to Tokyo Narita 08:00 09:15
JL3006 / BI3434 Osaka to Tokyo Narita 14:35 15:55
JL3057 / BI3435 Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka 18:55 21:15
JL3057 / BI3435 Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka 19:00** 21:15**
JL3052 / BI3436 Fukuoka to Tokyo Narita 07:20 09:00
JL3052 / BI3436 Fukuoka to Tokyo Narita 07:15** 09:00**
Subject to regulatory approvals
**Schedule effective 1 March 2020 to 28 March 2020

Karam Chand, Royal Brunei’s Chief Executive Officer said “We launched our four times weekly flights between Bandar Seri Begawan and Tokyo just last March and it is already one of our more popular routes. We are delighted to have Japan Airlines as our newest codeshare partner on this route and supplementing our network with more cities in Japan offering more travel options for RB guests. We warmly welcome Japan Airlines guests on board our flights which will be operated using one of our game-changing A320neo aircraft. Both RB and JAL guests can look forward to the modern cabin features of the aircraft, our award-winning RB service known for our Bruneian hospitality and unmatched level of in-flight entertainment (IFE) with more than 1,000 entertainment content to enjoy on demand at every seat”

Yuji Akasaka, President of Japan Airlines, said “We’re delighted to announce this new partnership with Royal Brunei Airlines. It is honorable for us to add Brunei Darussalam, a colorful exhibition of fascinating customs and rich nature, to our network. This agreement will further expand JAL`s international network, which is extremely valuable for our business model. We look forward to a successful partnership that will generate excitement to travelers around the world.”