Rolls-Royce CorporateCare® On Track for Fifth Consecutive Record Year
Tuesday, 7 October 2008
Orlando, FL - Rolls-Royce, the world's leading provider of engines for business jets, today announced that it has signed 150 new CorporateCare® contracts to-date. CorporateCare solutions, along with other aftermarket services provided to global customers by Rolls-Royce, account for more than 50 percent of the company’s annual sales.
CorporateCare is the most comprehensive engine maintenance and management program available for corporate aviation. Since the program’s inception in 2002 contract numbers have grown, with the past four years yielding record breaking numbers. Today’s current level of contracts position the company to exceed last year’s record of 194 contracts.
“The value of the service speaks for itself with the growing contract numbers,” said Stephen Friedrich, Vice President - Aftermarket Business, Corporate & Regional Engines, Rolls-Royce. “CorporateCare gives our clients peace of mind, knowing they have an experienced and reliable base for all of their service needs.”
More than 800 corporate aircraft are now under Rolls-Royce engine management programs, covering the BR725, BR710, AE 3007, Tay and Viper-powered aircraft. In addition, more than 50 percent of all current production business aircraft engines are covered by CorporateCare, including more than 80 percent of the AE 3007 corporate jet fleet.
High-value services offered to CorporateCare customers include:
- The latest generation of Engine Health Monitoring services, recurrent publications revision service and the support of the Rolls-Royce Global Customer Services network
- Guaranteed access to lease engines
- Coverage of line replaceable parts exchange/replacement and all engine change expenses for scheduled and unscheduled events, wherever and whenever they occur
- Complete coverage of expenses associated with qualified shop visits
- Access to aeromanager, the Rolls-Royce e-business portal for aerospace customers
Engine maintenance expenses are fixed with the Rolls-Royce standardized approach. CorporateCare removes unpredictable costs associated with unscheduled events and reduces administrative burdens – all crucial to operators controlling costs. Engine maintenance and performance becomes the responsibility of the original equipment manufacturer.
Note to editors:
- Further details on CorporateCare® are available at www.rolls-royce.com or contact Steve Friedrich, Vice President – Aftermarket Business, at +1(703) 621-2715.
- Through CorporateCare, operators benefit from a global framework of engine management services and technical support. Regional Customer Managers along with global field service representatives are available 24/7.
- The latest generation of engine health monitoring services collect data from the aircraft worldwide and any required alerts are sent to the operator and the Rolls-Royce Operations Center for action.
- Rolls-Royce, a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, operates in four global markets – civil aerospace, defence aerospace, marine and energy. The Group has a broad customer base comprising 600 airlines, 4,000 corporate and utility aircraft operators, 160 armed forces, more than 2,000 marine customers and energy customers in 120 countries.