RB Senior Vice President of Sales Ai-Ling Ng (L), Consul General of Brunei in Kuching Sarawak Pg Hajah Kartini Pg Haji Tahir (C) and Sarawak Tourism Board Director of Marketing Ben Jimbau in a press conference panel. Image: Courtesy of RB.

Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) has expanded its services to Sarawakian cities through its newly launched ‘RB Link’ flights.

The airline which flights will be operated by Malindo Air using the new ATR 72-600 aircraft will start serving Bintulu and Sibu on November 5 and November 14, respectively.

The announcement of the added RB Link destinations was made by RB’s Senior Vice President of Sales Ai-Ling Ng in a press conference and agents briefing held in Kuching on Tuesday.

RB Senior Vice President of Sales Ai-Ling Ng (R), Consul General of Brunei in Kuching Sarawak Pg Hajah Kartini Pg Haji Tahir (2nd L), Sarawak Tourism Board Director of Marketing Ben Jimbau (2nd R) and RB Sales Manager for East Malaysia Philip Leander in a group photo. Image: Courtesy of RB

“We are very pleased to be able to expand our footprint in Sarawak with the two destinations through our brand-new innovative product,” she said.

She added: “This allows for more trade and tourism opportunities between the cities and also provides residents from Bintulu and Sibu with greater travel choices to any of our exciting cities within the RB global network.”

RB recently launched the RB Link services that connect Brunei with cities in Borneo in partnership with Malindo Air on July 31.

Flight schedule to Bintulu and Brunei via RB Link. Image: Courtesy of RB

Under the project, RB will first serve cities Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Balikpapan, Tawau, Sandakan, Sibu, and Bintulu, while looking at more potential routes.

In a previous report, it was stated that the flight’s cabin crew will be trained to RB’s service standards and initially overseen by RB cabin crew.

The aircraft in white livery is configured in all-economy 72 seat layout where guests will get to enjoy RB’s signature service, food, and drinks for flights over one hour, Muhibah in-flight magazine and usage of personal electronic devices for entertainment.

Flight schedule to Sibu and Brunei via RB Link. Image: Courtesy of RB

The Bruneian |BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

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