Rolls-Royce Group plc today announced the appointment today of Dr John McAdam as a non-executive director.
Rolls-Royce today took the first step towards its S$320 million (US$225 million) Trent aero engine facility in Singapore with a groundbreaking ceremony at the new Seletar Aerospace Park.
Singapore Aero Engine Services Private Limited (SAESL), which specialises in the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of Rolls-Royce Trent aero engines, today broke ground on the site for a new two-storey, 12,000 Sq M development located at Calshot Road in Changi, Singapore.
Singapore Airlines has selected the Rolls-Royce Trent 900 to power a follow-on order for nine firm additional Airbus A380s.
The GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team has successfully completed its Critical Design Review, a major milestone in the F136 engine development program.
Rolls-Royce today announced an agreement with Synergy Aerospace, part of the Synergy Group Corp. of South America, for Trent XWB engines to power its next-generation widebody fleet of 10 firm and up to 10 option A350 XWB aircraft, due for delivery from 2015.
Rolls-Royce made strong progress in 2007, delivering underlying sales and profit growth across all its businesses and good cash flow despite the continuing challenges of a weak US dollar and increased unit costs.
Rolls-Royce today announced that MatlinPatterson Global Advisers LLC, through an affiiliate, has selected the Trent 700 to power a new fleet of six firm Airbus A330 freighters.
Bangkok Airways has placed firm orders for four firm and two option Airbus A350 XWB aircraft powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines, with deliveries scheduled from 2015.
Rolls-Royce today announced that Iberia has placed an order for Trent 500s for an additional three firm and three option Airbus A340-600s with deliveries commencing in 2009. Including a TotalCare® long-term services agreement, the value of this business is potentially worth $600 million at list prices.
Rolls-Royce today announced that four customers in Europe, Asia and the US have selected three variants of the Trent aero engine family to power passenger and freighter aircraft.
Rolls-Royce plc today increased its growing presence in the Middle East, where it is playing an important role in the development of the region across all the Group’s business sectors, with orders from Oman Air for Trent 700s and from Dubai Petroleum for Avon 200 industrial engines.
Rolls-Royce, world leader in commercial and naval marine markets, will exhibit its successful coastal protection vessel design at the Pacific 2008 exhibition in Sydney, Australia, where Border Protection Command, a partnership between Customs and Defence, was established three years ago.
Designs for a family of replenishment ships capable of supporting warships on rapid response missions are being displayed by Rolls-Royce at the Pacific 2008 exhibition in Sydney.
Hong Kong Airlines has chosen Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power its new fleet of 20 Airbus A330-300s. Including a TotalCare® long-term services agreement, the value of the business is around $1.2 billion at list prices.