SIA begins Boeing 737-800 NG flights to Brunei

Singapore Airlines (SIA) began operating Boeing 737-800 NG flights between Brunei and Singapore on Monday.

The SIA 737-800 NG is fitted with 12 Business Class and 150 Economy Class seats. Customers can look forward to SIA’s award-winning suite of in-flight offerings on regional routes. This includes the world-class service offered by Singapore Airlines cabin crew dressed in the iconic sarong kebaya, enhanced food and beverage options, and the KrisWorld in-flight entertainment via a web-based platform.

The inaugural flight, SQ148 departed from Singapore at 9.07am (Singapore time) on Monday, and arrived in Brunei at 11.23am (Brunei time) on the same day. The return flight operated as SQ147, departed from Brunei at 12.13pm (Brunei time) and arrived in Singapore at 2.19pm (Singapore time).

Passengers on the inaugural SIA 737-800 NG flights on Monday were presented with an exclusive Penhaligon’s Amenity Kit. SIA passengers on SQ147 were welcomed with local snacks at the airport and witnessed a water cannon salute when the new aircraft arrived at Brunei International Airport.

“We are excited to bring SIA’s award-winning in-flight offerings to our customers in Brunei when they fly on the Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft.

“Our commitment to the Brunei market remains steadfast, and we look forward to serving customers who are eager to travel again when borders are reopened for general travel,” said, Singapore Airlines General Manager (Brunei) Keith Ting.

SIA General Manager (Brunei) Keith Ting, Department of Civil Aviation Acting Director Haji Aminuddin bin Haji Mohd Taib and Brunei International Air Cargo Centre (BIACO) Managing Director Haji Ariffin bin Haji Emran in a group photo at the event. PHOTO: SIA