Royal Brunei Airlines and Japan Airlines Agree on Codeshare Agreement
Royal Brunei Airlines, the national airline of Brunei Darussalam, and Japan Airlines (JAL) today announced a codeshare agreement that will allow JAL to offer four weekly flights between Bandar Seri Begawan and Tokyo Narita. Royal Brunei will place its code on flights to major cities in Japan, such as Sapporo New Chitose, Osaka Itami, Nagoya Chubu, and Fukuoka, offering greater options for RB guests.
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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 “This agreement will further expand our international network by adding Brunei Darussalam, an island nation featuring a colorful exhibition of fascinating customs and rich in nature. We look forward to a successful partnership that will generate excitement to travelers around the world.”
About Royal Brunei Airlines (RB)
Royal Brunei currently operates a fleet of fourteen aircraft comprising of five Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft together with seven Airbus A320NEO aircraft and two Airbus A320 CEO Aircraft. RB now operates one of the youngest fleet in the world with an average fleet age of just over two years.
In 2018, RB received the APEX Official Airline Ratings™ Four-Star Award and as winners of TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Economy Class – Asia and Travellers' Choice Regional Airlines – Asia.
In 2019, RB moved up twelve places to be at number 66 in the top 100 airlines in the world and awarded the Skytrax 4 Star Airline Rating and APEX Official Airline Ratings Five-Star Major Regional Airline Award.
Corporate URL: www.flyrb.com
About Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines (JAL) was founded in 1951 and became the first international airline in Japan. A member of the oneworld® alliance, the airline now reaches 411 airports in more than 60 countries and regions together with its codeshare partners with a modern fleet of 238 aircraft. Awarded as one of the most punctual major international airlines and a certified 5-Star Airline by Skytrax, JAL is committed to providing customers with the highest levels of flight safety and quality in every aspect of its service, and aims to become one of the most preferred and valued airlines in the world.
Corporate URL: www.jal.com
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