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Thursday, 17 July 2008

Rolls-Royce announced today that specialist leasing company LCAL has selected Trent 1000 engines to power five more Boeing 787-8 aircraft in a deal valued at more than $170 million.

Wednesday, 16 July 2008

Rolls-Royce said today that it had reached an agreement with Asiana Airlines of South Korea to supply Trent XWB engines for 30 firm and 10 option Airbus A350 XWB aircraft. Asiana will be the first Korean customer for the Trent aero engine.

Wednesday, 16 July 2008

Rolls-Royce has begun testing Trent 1000 development engines at the facilities of programme partner Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) in Akashi, Japan.

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

Qatar Airways has signed a long-term TotalCare® agreement to support its fleet of four Rolls-Royce Trent 500-powered Airbus A340-600s and one VIP-configured Airbus A340-500.

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

Rolls-Royce and Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala), the business development and investment company located in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, today announced the launch of a new joint venture company to serve the rapidly expanding Middle East aviation services market.

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

Rolls-Royce has increased the strength of its future aftermarket revenues and extended its customer service offering, as a result of agreements reached at Farnborough Airshow this week.

Friday, 11 July 2008

Rolls-Royce is displaying some of the latest technology from its broad portfolio of products for both its civil and military engine sectors at the Farnborough International Airshow.

Monday, 7 July 2008

This quarterly news round-up from Rolls-Royce plc demonstrates the breadth of the Group’s portfolio and its increasing access to global markets.

Wednesday, 28 May 2008

Rolls-Royce announced today that it has established a joint venture company with GKN Aerospace to carry out research and development into the use of composite materials in aero engine fan blades.

Tuesday, 27 May 2008

The newest Rolls-Royce aero engine, the BR725, was the key exhibit when Chancellor of Germany, Dr Angela Merkel, today visited the company’s stand (Hall 8, Booth 8302) on the opening day of Berlin Airshow ILA2008.

Tuesday, 20 May 2008

Rolls-Royce today predicted continued growth in business jet deliveries through the remainder of the decade and forecasts an engine market worth $110 billion over the next 20 years, with medium and large business jets dominating in terms of aircraft and engine value.

Friday, 16 May 2008

Rolls-Royce announced today that THAI Airways International had selected the Trent 900 to power its fleet of six Airbus A380s in a deal valued at $500 million at engine list prices. 

Tuesday, 29 April 2008

Rolls-Royce, the world’s leading engine supplier for business jets, has successfully completed the first run of its BR725 engine at its facility in Dahlewitz, Germany. The selection of the engine to power the new Gulfstream G650 aircraft was announced last month.

Thursday, 3 April 2008

Rolls-Royce announced today that Sichuan Airlines has chosen Trent 700 engines to power its fleet of three leased Airbus A330-200 twinjets from AerCap. The order includes a long term TotalCare® services agreement.

Friday, 14 March 2008

Rolls-Royce announced today that US Airways has chosen Trent 700 engines to power up to 30 Airbus A330-200 twinjets. The value of the new business is approximately $2 billion and includes two long-term TotalCare® services agreements for the Trent 700 and RB211 engine fleets.


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