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Roundup of Royal Brunei Airlines happenings.


Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) marked Ramadhan 1438H with various activities. This included our annual RB Orphan donation and sungkai. The RB Welfare committee identified 50 deserving recipients who each were presented aid by Dato Paduka Dr Awang Hj Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Deputy Minister of Finance. Elsewhere, RB’s Brunei Sales team hosted the annual Majlis Bersungkai with various travel agents in Bandar Seri Begawan and Kuala Belait.

The annual tahlil session and a recitation of surah Yassin for the late parents of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam and Al-Marhumah Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Bendahara Pengiran Anak Abdul Rahman. The event was organised by the RB Welfare Committee and the delegation was led by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Bahrin bin Abdullah, Minister of Development and Chairman of Royal Brunei Airlines.



RB was privileged to host the delegation from Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Command and Staff Collage. The RBAF team made a courtesy call to RB for an in depth briefing as well as to understand Royal Brunei Airlines’ operations. The delegation was headed by Lt. Col (U) Tuan Hj Mohammad Albadii Shahnoel bin Hj Mohammad Noeh, Directing Staff Command and Staff Collage Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces.



RB is proud to be the title sponsor for the first ever Asian Enduro Series cycling race to be hosted in Brunei from 27 September to 1 October, 2017. Over 100 overseas participants are expected to visit Brunei for the race which will be held at Tasek Serubing and Subok. A sponsorship signing ceremony was held on 20 June, 2017 between Kingdom Rides and Adventures’ and Royal Brunei Airlines to recognise the airlines’ participation as naming rights sponsors and official airline. Signing for Kingdom Rides and Adventures was its Director, Jason Pickett, while RB Executive General Manager – Sales and Marketing, Mr Brett McDougall, represented the airline. The signing was witnessed by Director of Brunei Tourism, Hj Zamree Hj Junaidi. As part of its sponsorship, RB will be offering special airfares and hotel packages. For more information on the race, visit the Asian Enduro Series Brunei 2017 Facebook Page or visit



Captain Czarena, RB and Brunei’s first female airline captain was a panellist at the Women in Aviation 2017 conference held in Dubai on 12 May, 2017. She joined Flora Kumama Wakolo, Chief Air Traffic Control Officer, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority; Captain Samar Oran, Member of the Arabian Section 99 Pilots and Mariam Ibrahim Al Jaberi, Production Supervisor Boeing and Spoilers, Strata to share their inspirational stories on breaking down barriers in a male dominated industry. The panel was moderated by Dr Nadine Itani, Managing Partner, Aviation Minds.



A total of 27 airlines including RB signed the Declaration of United for Wildlife (UFW) Buckingham Palace on the illegal trade in wildlife recently. The declaration comprises 11 commitments aimed at assisting the private sector with supporting enforcement authorities in combatting the illegal wildlife trade. The event, held in Cancun, Mexico on 5 June, 2017 saw Mr Karam Chand, RB’s CEO, signing the declaration on RB’s behalf.

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