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A319 For Royal Brunei Airlines  
User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 381 posts, RR: 1
Posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 2206 times:

BI have confirmed orders for two A319, delivery dates and routes Confused

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User currently offlineAirplanetire From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1809 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2109 times:

That's cool. Are they going to be VIP or for normal passenger flights?

User currently offlineA340-500 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2096 times:

They'll be the second Asian airline to operate these after Silkair.

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User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2086 times:

What about China Eastern who have the most A319's in asia and CNAC that have 2 ??

User currently offlineETA Unknown From Comoros, joined Jun 2001, 2089 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2078 times:

I imagine the A319's will replace the 2 757's that are too large or unprofitable for many of RBA's routes:

BWN-SIN (morning flight), BWN-BKI, BWN-KCH, BWN-SUB, BWN-DRW


User currently offlineSwissgabe From Switzerland, joined Jan 2000, 5266 posts, RR: 33
Reply 5, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 2050 times:

He, I think Swiss has some for sale. They already bought earlier Fokker 100 from Swissair but they didn't use them very long I think...


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User currently offlineMiami1 From Australia, joined Feb 2001, 706 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks ago) and read 2035 times:

bwn-drw is ops by 763 for about 8-9 years now. both flts continue on to / originate in bne. route is actually quite popular. nut sure how 9-11 has effected this though.

User currently offlineMiami1 From Australia, joined Feb 2001, 706 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks ago) and read 2032 times:

i stand corrected/ wed bne-drw-bwn flt opss by 752 now - there you go. 9-1 have something to do with it?

User currently offlineMarara From Australia, joined Oct 2001, 678 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks ago) and read 2027 times:

Yep, Miami1 is right, DRW-BWN is a 767 service twice weekly, Trying to get a seat on these flights is really difficult, even after 9/11 because BI offer VERY attractive fares to and from the UK. Have heard that it may go 3x weekly since MAS pulled out


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User currently offlineMarara From Australia, joined Oct 2001, 678 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (12 years 10 months 3 weeks ago) and read 2015 times:

I also stand corrected. :P Just checked BIs timetable and DRW - BWN has a 767 and 757 service but BWN - DRW is a twice weekly 757 only.

Can anyone tell me if the 757s go via BNE? if not this may be the reason - to put more seats on to DRW and BNE



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User currently offlineMas777 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 1999, 2937 posts, RR: 6
Reply 10, posted (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1986 times:

Just a correction to the above posts - MAS has not pulled out of Brisbane - they are merely reducing services from 6x to 4x weekly.

The A319 would also suit BI's BWN-KUL service too...


User currently offlineAdol From Malaysia, joined Jul 2001, 50 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1969 times:

A319 very suitable for RB short flights (BWN-KCH, BWN-BKI, BWN-MYY).
I think they will retain the 752, at least one of them. I've heard some rumours that they are planning to reconfigure their 752 all pax to a freighter. Can't wait to see the mini Airbus land in KCH!


User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 381 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 1956 times:

Whats the latest on their 767 replacement Confused


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User currently offlineMarara From Australia, joined Oct 2001, 678 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 1925 times:

I was talking about MH pulling out of DRW


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User currently offlineJiml1126 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 1922 times:

May be the route that Royal Brunei will use for it's A319 can free it's 757 to launch new flights.

User currently offlineETA Unknown From Comoros, joined Jun 2001, 2089 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1906 times:

RBA current Australian scheds (nothing to do with Sep. 11):

BWN-PER 3x 763
BWN-BNE 4x 763
BWN-DRW 2x 757


User currently offlineAviasian From Singapore, joined Jan 2001, 1489 posts, RR: 14
Reply 16, posted (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1909 times:

Adol : Note that you are based in Kuching. Passed through KCH recently and flew on VisionAir's DO228 (9M-VAA & 9M-VAM) and also photographed Transmile Air's B727-200F (9M-TGA), but failed to get the B733 of Air Asia.

Interesting traffic at KCH. Royal Brunei's A319 would be a cute and smart little addition to the scene.

KC Sim
BKK


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