Copyright Photo: James Mepsted. V8-BLC arrives at London (Heathrow).
Royal Brunei Airlines (Bandar Seri Begawan) has finally added the Boeing 777 to its fleet. Previously an ex-United Airlines Boeing 777-222 (V8-RBU) was painted in April 2007 but was never delivered. Now the state airline is adding six Boeing 777-212 ERs on lease from Singapore Airlines as a replacement for its Boeing 767-300s. The first three have been delivered with the first (V8-BLA, msn 30871) arriving on June 1.
Royal Brunei Airlines (Bandar Seri Begawan) will lease three Boeing 777-300 ERs from Jet Airways after Jet received Mumbai High Court approval for the lease (Jet is required to receive court approval for each transaction).