Bandar Seri Begawan, 8th July 2014 corresponding to 10th Ramadhan 1436 - The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA), Ministry of Communications wish to inform that Brunei International Airport will resume operation at 2300hours, 8th July 2014. In the meantime works to remove the AirAsia A320 aircraft is in progress and ongoing.
Brunei Darussalam as the Contracting State of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and State of Occurrence will be conducting the incident/accident investigation in accordance with the ICAO Annex 13 - Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation. In this regards, DCA has engaged the Singapore Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) to assist in carrying out the investigation of this occurrence.
The department would like to thank the public for thier patience, concern, cooperation and understanding.
Bandar Seri Begawan, 12th June 2014: The Ministry of Communications (MinComm) hosted a reception dinner for the delegates of the Asean Air Transport Integration Project (AATIP) at Rizqun International Hotel yesterday.
The guest of honor was Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Communications, Abd Mutalib Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Hj Md Yusof.
Also present was Acting Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Communications, Dyg Hjh Airah Hj Abdullah as well as heads of division and departments under the Ministry of Communications and representatives from the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA).
The overall objective of AATIP is to contribute towards sustainable Asean economic growth and the integration of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) through the development of the civil air transport sector.