Seat Selection

For all new bookings beginning 14 May 2019, depending on the class of travel and the type of branded fare, a fee may be payable when selecting seats in advance.

When choosing to pay a fee to select your seat in advance, the fee amount will vary based on the type of seat you have selected as well as the flight duration of that segment.

Business Class guests will enjoy complimentary seat selection whilst Economy Class guests may select a seat for free or a fee.

Advance Seat Selection

RB Super Saver RB Saver RB Value RB Flexi
Preferred Seat Selection Chargeable Chargeable Chargeable Complimentary
Leg Space Seat Selection Chargeable Chargeable Chargeable Complimentary
Standard Seat Selection Chargeable Chargeable Chargeable Complimentary


Complimentary seat selection regardless of your branded fare type is available once online check-in opens 48 hours before your scheduled flight departure. You may opt to select your seats from any remaining seats at this time or at the airport check-in counters.

Preferred Seats

​Preferred seats are seats located at the front of the Economy Class cabin.

Guests who purchase Preferred Seats enjoy priority boarding, priority meal selection, more leg space and additional amenities.

Leg Space Seats

Leg Space seats are standard seats with even more leg space available on our 787 Dreamliner aircrafts only.

Emergency Exit Row Seats

Some seats on our aircraft are classified as Emergency Exit Row Seats. The purchase of these seats are subjected to strict flight safety guidelines of the Department of Civil Aviation Brunei. Royal Brunei will not hesitate to reassign the seats, without refunding the fee paid, for those who do not meet these guidelines.

Bassinet Seats

Some seats allocated under the preferred seats and leg space seats rows can be fitted with bassinets suitable for infants not more than 12 months, and with a limitation of weight and height of not more than 10kgs and 60cm tall. Seats fitted with a bassinet are limited and families with infants are recommended to purchase in advance.

Note: (1) Some seats may be unavailable, as it may have been pre-purchased by other guests. (2) Available only on Royal Brunei operated flights.

Below is a list of Preferred Seat / Leg Space Seat / Bassinet Seat row numbers.

Aircraft Type Preferred Seat / Leg Space Seat / Bassinet Seat Row Number Seat Map
1A, 1C, 1D, 1F
18A, 18C
19A, 19C
20A, 20C
21A, 21B, 21C, 21H, 21J, 21K
22A, 22B, 22C, 22H, 22J, 22K
23A, 23B, 23C, 23H, 23J, 23K
26A, 26B, 26C, 26H, 26J, 26K
Bassinet Seat 26A, 26K
A320-NEO 21A, 21B, 21C, 21H, 21J, 21K
22A, 22B, 22C, 22H, 22J, 22K
23A, 23B, 23C, 23H, 23J, 23K
Bassinet Seat 21A, 21K

B787- Dreamliner
26A, 26B, 26C, 26D, 26E, 26G, 26H, 26J, 26K
27A, 27B, 27C, 27D, 27E, 27G, 27H, 27J, 27K
28A, 28B, 28C, 28D, 28E, 28G, 28H, 28J, 28K
29A, 29B, 29C, 29D, 29E, 29G, 29H, 29J, 29K
30D, 30E, 30G

Bassinet Seat 26A, 26D/G, 26K, 42E
Leg Space Seat 42D, 42E, 42G, 43A, 43B, 43C, 43H, 43J, 43K



You may pre-purchase your seats when making a booking with Royal Brunei on or up to three (3) days before scheduled departure through Manage My Booking or no less than four (4) hours prior to scheduled departure through any of RB’s Customer Service Centres.

Royal Skies Elite Members

Our Royal Skies Elite members will still enjoy the same benefits for Seat Selection.

For Royal Skies Gold members, you may contact your local Royal Brunei Office to select a Standard or Preferred Seat free of charge for yourself and one of your travelling companion.

For Royal Skies Silver members, you may request for a Preferred Seat free of charge during check-in or select any remaining Standard Seat once online check-in opens 48 hours before scheduled departure.

If you have any questions regarding your booking or have special requests due to medical conditions, please contact your nearest Royal Brunei Airlines office.

For more information on selecting your seats, refer to Seat Selection FAQ.