Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Royal Brunei has officially confirmed that it will be increasing capacity on its services to Dubai and London Heathrow by 40% effective June 24th. Currently, BR operates a daily service to London via Dubai with a Boeing 767-300ER with full 5th freedom traffic rights. However from June 24th, the carrier will be utilizing their newly leased Boeing 777-200ER (ex SQ aircraft) on this route which seats 30 in business and 255 in economy class i.e. 80 more than its B 763ERs do.
In total, BI has leased 3 B 772ERs from SQ out of which 2 are dedicated for this route and the 3rd one shall be used on Australia bound flights.