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RB Link is owned by Royal Brunei Airlines, in partnership with Malindo Air, who's a Malaysian hybrid airline based in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. The airline is operating routes from Brunei to surrounding regions including Malaysia and Indonesia.

Six destinations are served by the airline in Brunei and Malaysia including Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Sandakan, Sibu, Tawau with a fleet of ATR 72-600 aircraft. These aircraft are flown by Malindo Air, serving 72 passengers maximum in total. However, services are provided by Royal Brunei Airlines onboard.

Due to the impact of COVID-19, RB Link suspended operations in March 2020.

Baggage Policy

RB Link has different baggage policies for carry-on and checked baggage.

Carry-on Baggage

Passengers receive a piece of 7kg carry-on baggage on RB Link flights. The carry-on baggage must fit within 55cm x 38cm x 20cm (22" x 15" x 8").

Items carried onboard must fit within the overhead lockers and under the seat for the safety of the passengers onboard.

Prohibited items are banned onboard including any liquid or gels exceeding 100ml.

Checked Baggage

Baggage allowance on RB Link is 15kg, the details will be stated on the ticket the passengers purchased.

The maximum baggage weight is 32kg, any baggage above this weight cannot be accepted by the airline due to international health and safety regulations.

Passengers wishing to buy excess baggage on their flight can do so during our booking process or by contacting our customer service team.


Find out about RB Link's check-in policy, including check-in closing and opening times.

Online Check-in

Online check-in is available on the Royal Brunei Airlines website. Check-in is available between 48 hours to 90 minutes before the established departure time. Once passengers completed online check-in, they'd be able to obtain their boarding passes.

Passengers can complete online check-in with the booking reference number and travel document details. These could be valid travel documents including a passport, driving licence or identity card.

Airport Check-in

Airport check-in counters opening and closing time varies from airport to airport, but it generally opens three hours before and 45 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. However, at some airports, check-in counters may lose 60 minutes before departure.

Please refer to your ticket or the Royal Brunei Airlines website for further details on airport check-in.

Frequent Flyer Programme

Royal Skies

Royal Skies is a frequent flyer programme of Royal Brunei Airline that can be used by passengers on RB Link flights. Passengers can earn miles by flying with the airline or by spending money with the Royal Brunei partners that are listed on the airline website.

Passengers can spend their miles on flights, flights upgrades, lounge access, excess baggage and many more.

Airline Alliance

RB Link isn't a part of any airline alliance.

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Destinations that RB Link flies to

RB Link is flying to five destinations from Brunei to Malaysia including Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Sandakan, Sibu, Tawau.

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Hub Airport

Brunei Interantional Airport

Brunei International Airport (BWN) is an international airport in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. The airport has one runway and a passenger terminal, which is in the process of upgrading. Once the work has been done, the airport can serve a maximum of 8 million passengers.

The airport is a hub airport of Royal Brunei Airlines. Other airlines that fly to the airport include AirAsiaCebu PacificLucky AirMalaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines.


RB Link is flying with a fleet of ATR 72-600 aircraft that is capable of serving 72 passengers.