Royal Brunei Airlines to Launch Flights to Melbourne

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Friday, 22 October 2010

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.

With the 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 region.

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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