Royal Brunei Airlines conferred 'Muslim-friendly airline of the year'

Royal Brunei Airlines conferred ‘Muslim-friendly airline of the year’

7 June 2024, 3:29 PM


We are delighted to share that Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) has been awarded the “Muslim-Friendly Airline of The Year” at the Halal In Travel Awards which was held in Singapore on 30 May 2024. Accepting the award on behalf of RB was RB’s Senior Vice President Guest Care, Nur Rita Syakirah Abdullah Kaur.

“RB is truly delighted and proud to receive the award for “Muslim-Friendly Airline of the Year” by Halal In Travel Awards 2024. This award proved our dedication and commitment to ensure our products on-board are Halal and Muslim friendly. We will continue to strive for success as we move forward in technological transformation to enhance our passengers experience across our services truly to our Bruneian values and identity. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the award organisers and our cherished passengers for their support and recognition.” said RB CEO, Captain Sabirin Hj Abd Hamid.

The Halal in Travel Awards event was organised by Crescent Rating and Halal Trip as part of the 4th Halal in Travel Global Summit. The annual event acknowledges the remarkable achievements and innovations in the Muslim-friendly travel sector. The awards underscores the global impact of destinations, service providers, and marketing campaigns that have exhibited exceptional dedication to meeting the evolving needs of the Muslim travel market.

The “Muslim-friendly Airline of the Year” title was first introduced this year and part of the Muslim-friendly Service Provider Awards.




About Royal Brunei Airlines

Royal Brunei Airlines currently operates a fleet of fourteen aircraft comprising five Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners, seven Airbus A320NEOs. In 2019, RB received a Five Star rating from the 2020 APEX Official Airline Ratings™ and awarded Four Stars at the 2019 SKYTRAX Awards. Further cementing its position among the world’s favourite airlines, RB was ranked by TripAdvisor users as favourites in Travellers’ Choice Regional Airlines (Asia) for the past three years.

In 2021, RB was awarded the highest seven-star ratings against COVID-19 by the world’s best one-stop airline safety and product review website In the same year, RB was awarded Asia’s Leading Cabin Crew and World’s Leading Cabin Crew; both titles where RB emerged as champion from 2020 to 2021, and Asia’s Leading Airline – Business Class by World Travel Awards. In 2022, RB emerged as champion for the fourth time in a row for World Travel Award’s Asia’s Leading Cabin Crew 2022.

About the Halal In Travel Awards: 

Halal in Travel Awards is a celebration of the travel industry players’ efforts to make Halal travel a seamless experience. These awards recognise destinations, organisations, companies, and individuals who have made a considerable impact on the Muslim lifestyle travel segment spanning different categories. There are four categories of awards. Each category has a list of awards given to the top performer based on the winner selection process. Some of the awards are based on the GMTI scores, some are through a nomination process followed by the selection of winners by a panel of judges consisting of industry experts, and another set of awards based on popular votes.