The city of Melbourne in Australia will be part
of the Royal Brunei Airlines network from 29 March 2011.
A four-time weekly service will be introduced in
which Royal Brunei Airlines will depart Bandar Seri Begawan to
Melbourne on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
addition of Melbourne, Royal Brunei will fly 14 times
weekly to three cities in Australia.
Royal Brunei Airlines Executive Vice President
of Commercial & Planning, Riaz Moiz, said, “With the launch
of the Melbourne flights, Royal Brunei Airlines will be able to
meet demand for seats to Melbourne from across our Asian and UK
networks, while also expanding our presence in Australia. Trade
links between the two countries will also be enhanced. The
additional of Melbourne is another positive step towards
establishing Brunei as a competitive hub in the Asia Pacific
Melbourne Airport Chief Executive Officer, Chris
Woodruff added, “The importance
of direct international air services to Melbourne and Victoria
cannot be overstated. South-East Asia is one of Victoria's fastest
growing markets and Royal Brunei Airlines' services will enable
tourism and trade opportunities to be further developed. This is
great news for Victorians, whether they are travelling to the
Sultanate of Brunei, holiday destinations in Borneo's Sabah and
Sarawak, or onwards to Royal Brunei Airlines' network throughout
Asia, Europe and the Middle East.”
Located in the state of Victoria and best known
for being the cultural capital of Australia, Melbourne is also a
centre for commerce, education, entertainment and sports. Visit
Melbourne and experience a wide range of activities, attractions
and excitement for the whole family.
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