Royal Brunei Airlines launches codeshare flight to Tokyo
14 December 2016, 9:11 PM
Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) is pleased to launch its daily codeshare flight to Tokyo via Hong Kong. This codeshare takes effect from today and customers will be able to book and travel from today.
Under the codeshare agreement with Hong Kong Airlines, signed earlier on 26th August 2016, Hong Kong Airlines’ customers have been be able to travel on RB’s daily flights between Hong Kong and Brunei. From today RB customers will be able to travel to Tokyo using RB and Hong Kong airlines flights with a seamless transfer at Hong Kong.
The details of the codeshare flights are as follows:
|Bandar Seri Begawan (BWN) to Hong Kong (HKG)||HX1635 / BI635||10:30hrs||13:35hrs||Royal Brunei Airlines|
|Hong Kong (HKG) to Tokyo (Narita International Airport – NRT)||HX610 / BI3403||15:30hrs||20:55hrs||Hong Kong Airlines|
|Tokyo (Narita International Airport – NRT) to Hong Kong (HKG)||HX607 / BI3402||08:30hrs||
|Hong Kong Airlines|
|Tokyo (Narita International Airport – NRT) to Hong Kong (HKG)||HX611 / BI3404||09:30hrs||13:30hrs||Hong Kong Airlines|
|Hong Kong (HKG) to Bandar Seri Begawan (BWN)||HX1636 / BI636||14:35hrs||17:40hrs||Royal Brunei Airlines|
**Mondays and Thursdays only
Mr Karam Chand, Chief Executive Officer of RB said “as the National Carrier of Brunei we are extremely delighted that the second phase of the codeshare agreement takes effect from today. The partnership with Hong Kong Airlines will allow RB to expand its network and for Hong Kong Airlines the ability to offer Brunei as a destination on its already extensive network. The codeshare flights offers the best connection to Tokyo and we trust the tourists and business customers alike will take full advantage of this new offering.
As part of our new five year business plan we intent to open up new routes progressively and Brunei to new tourism source markets. Codesharing is a very effective means of doing this. We look forward to introducing Japanese travellers to the warm Bruneian hospitality and experiences. Tour packages are available for the unique rainforest experience, diving, golf, cultural and other experiences from RB or our travel partners”.
Li Dianchun, Chief Commercial Officer of Hong Kong Airlines, said: “We are glad to strengthen the partnership with Brunei Airlines. We see there is an increasingly strong demand in Asia for travel between Japan and Brunei. We have no doubt the enhanced connectivity via Hong Kong will provide a wider range of choices for passengers of both airlines.”
Flight tickets under the codeshare agreement can be purchased from travel agents or through both Royal Brunei Airlines’ and Hong Kong Airlines’ sales offices and call centre and websites; flyroyalbrunei.com and hkairlines.com.
About Hong Kong Airlines
Established in 2006, Hong Kong Airlines is a full-service airline firmly rooted in Hong Kong. It has grown remarkably in just ten years with a wide destination network covering 36 major cities across the Asia Pacific region, including Gold Coast, Auckland, Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo, Sapporo, Seoul, Bangkok, Bali and Okinawa. The Company has also signed codeshare agreements with 11 airlines and 69 interline partners. The current operating fleet is made up of 34 Airbus aircraft, consisting of 29 passenger aircraft and 5 freighters. With an average age of around 4 years, Hong Kong Airlines operates one of the youngest fleets in the world. Hong Kong Airlines has been awarded the internationally acclaimed four-star rating from Skytrax since 2011. It was also the winner for Asia’s Leading Inflight Service in World Travel Awards 2015.
For more information, please visit:
Official website: www.hkairlines.com
Sina Weibo: weibo.com/hongkongairlines
WeChat and Instagram ID: hkairlines