Check In Procedure
Check-in starts at least 2 hour before flight departure. The start and end times of Check-In operations vary by airline, and passengers are advised to check with their airline for information. It is recommended that passengers check-in 1 hours before their flight, or before that should earlier check-in be available.
Passengers are also advised to read the New Aviation Security Measures for Hand-Carried Luggage and pack their belongings appropriately, before arriving at the airport.
Upon arrival at the airport, please refer to the Flight Information Boards and LCD Screens (conveniently located beyond the Departure Hall entryways) for your airline's check-in row information.
Travels Tips For Departure
Safety and security is a top priority for all air travellers. In line with international practices, all departing passengers will have to go through security checks at the airport. To help make your departure through Brunei International Airport a smooth one, do take note of the following security travel tips :
Check-in times and procedures
Passengers are advised to check in for their flights early. Most airlines start operating their Check-in counters at least 1 hours before flight departure. Before proceeding to the Check-in counters, have your own valid passport, valid visa if necessary and air ticket ready. If you have an e-ticket, bring along a print-out of your e-ticket.
All checked baggage will be screened by airport security. Passengers should not pack any weapons, combustible items, explosive materials, toxic or other dangerous substances into their Check-in baggage. Passengers may be required to have their checked baggage undergo further security screening if deemed necessary.
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Lists of Airlines
Cabin Baggage Allowance
Airlines operating at Brunei International Airport allow economy class passengers to carry one (1) piece of cabin baggage weighing not more than 7kg (16lbs). In terms of size, the bag's length, breadth and height (including protrusion) must not exceed 115cm (46 inches) in total. This baggage will be screened before passengers board the plane. Passengers are advised to remove all security items from their cabin baggage before boarding their flights. For more information on cabin baggage allowance and security items, please check with your respective airlines. For more details, click here.
Most airlines allow up to a maximum of 20kg of baggage to be checked in. For baggage exceeding 20kg, you may choose to either air-freight it as unaccompanied baggage or pay an excess baggage charge. Please check with your airlines for more information.
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Safety and Security
Brunei implemented aviation security measures for hand-carried luggage on flights departing Brunei on 4th October 2007.These measures are in line with the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) recommendations, made after the reported United Kingdom aviation terror plot in August 2006 and following the recommendations on these restrictions issued by ICAO on 30 March 2007.
Guidelines on Hand-Carried Luggage
On 4th October 2007, Brunei implemented guidelines that restrict the amount of liquids, aerosols and gels that passengers can carry in their hand-carried luggage. The guidelines apply to all flights departing Brunei.
Passengers are advised to check-in all liquids, aerosols and gels(LAGs) that do not meet the new guidelines. Liquids, aerosols and gels in hand-carried luggage should be packed in accordance with the new guidelines, before passengers arrive at the airport.
The guidelines on hand-carried luggage are :
Passengers are encouraged to check in 1 to 2 hours before their flight.
Liquids include :
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