Royal Brunei is launching its new Ho Chi Minh service. The flight will operate three times a week from Brunei to Ho Chi Minh with connecting flights from London Heathrow. In addition, services to Perth - a key business and leisure route will increase from three-weekly to five-weekly from the 26th March 2006.
Sandra Bloodworth, RBA’s Area Manager for the UK says, “I am delighted that RBA is now offering its passengers a direct link between Brunei and Ho Chi Minh. Vietnam has been on our wish list for a number of years and we are delighted that we can now offer this destination to our customers. We are sure that the three-weekly services will be very popular with business travellers in addition to holiday makers and backpackers.”
Ho Chi Minh City is the heart and soul of Vietnam and has become an increasingly popular destination amongst British travellers. The city is a bustling, dynamic, industrious centre with timeless traditions and beauty of an ancient culture in abundance. Flights leave Brunei on Monday, Thursday and Sunday and from Ho Chi Minh back to Brunei on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday connecting with flights to London Heathrow.
Remarking on the increased services to Perth, Bloodworth continues, “The Perth service was launched in 1991 and has always been one of our most popular destinations. There has been a high demand from both leisure and business travellers to increase our services so we are very happy that we can increase from three to five a week. The demand for popular long haul routes continues to rise and RBA is committed to sustain and build upon its growth but still remains customer driven with an emphasis on quality, comfort and safety”.
Flights to Perth leave the UK on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Flights from Perth leave on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
The launch of the Ho Chi Minh route will bring the airline’s total number of destinations to 22 with services across Asia, the Middle East, Australasia and Europe.
Royal Brunei Airlines currently operates a fleet of seven Boeing 767-300ERs, two Airbus A319s and two Airbus A320s.