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Royal Brunei Airlines Expands Services to Sandakan and Tawau with RB Link

29 August 2019, 9:58 AM

Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) is excited to announce the start dates for RB’s expanded RBLink services to Sandakan and Tawau, Sabah. Sandakan services start operating from 28 Oct and Tawau from 11 November, 2019. Sales start with immediate effect with promotional fares starting from MYR265.

RB began operating RB Link services connecting Brunei and cities in the island of Borneo on 31st July 2019 and just last week announced its expanded services to Sarawak with flights to Bintulu and Sibu.

The announcement of the added RB Link destinations was made by RB’s Chief Commercial Officer, Mr Martin Aeberli, at a press conference and agents briefing held in Kota Kinabalu on 28th August 2019.

“Kota Kinabalu is RB’s first Malaysian destination which we operated on the very first day of operations in 1975. To date, Sabah still remains as one of our most popular destination with our guests from all around our network. Thus, we’re extremely excited to expand our services to Sabah with two more destinations; Sandakan and Tawau under our RB Link Service” said Mr Aeberli.

Also present at the event were Mr William Baya , Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment, Sabah and Mohd Asulhamhaidi Hj Md Ashrane, Acting Consul General of Brunei Consulate.

Flights to and from Sandakan will begin operations from 28 October 2019, whilst flights to and from Tawau is effective from 11 November 2019 respectively, with the following schedule:

Sandakan schedule effective from 28 October 2019:

Flight No. Sector Depart Arrive Days of Operation
BI6813 Bandar Seri Begawan to Sandakan 13:30 14:35 Mon, Fri, Sun
BI6814 Sandakan to Bandar Seri Begawan 15:05 16:10 Mon, Fri, Sun
BI6817 Bandar Seri Begawan to Sandakan 19:00 20:05 Tue, Wed, Sat
BI6818 Sandakan to Bandar Seri Begawan 20:35 21:40 Tue, Wed, Sat

 

Tawau schedule effective from 11 November 2019:

Flight No. Sector Depart Arrive Days of Operation
BI6841 Bandar Seri Begawan to Tawau 06:15 07:20 Wed, Fri
BI6842 Tawau to Bandar Seri Begawan 07:50 08:55 Wed, Fri
BI6845 Bandar Seri Begawan to Tawau 17:30 18:35 Mon, Thu
BI6845 Bandar Seri Begawan to Tawau 17:35 18:40 Sat, Sun
BI6846 Tawau to Bandar Seri Begawan 19:05 20:10 Mon, Thu
BI6846 Tawau to Bandar Seri Begawan 19:10 20:15 Sat, Sun

RB Link flights will be operated by Malindo Air on ATR 72-600 aircraft.