2013 Press releases

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 Civil

Air France-KLM signs MOU with Rolls-Royce for Trent XWB engines to power up to 50 Airbus A350s

In a landmark deal announced at the Paris Air Show today (Wednesday 19 June) Air France-KLM Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Rolls-Royce for Trent XWB engines to power 25 Airbus A350s.

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 Civil

Rolls-Royce congratulates Bombardier on 500th global aircraft delivery

Rolls-Royce today congratulated Bombardier Aerospace on the delivery of its 500th Global* aircraft, all powered by Rolls-Royce BR710 engines.

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 Civil

Rolls-Royce delivers Trent 1000 engines for Boeing 787-9 first flight

Rolls-Royce has delivered Trent 1000 engines to power the first test flight of the latest member of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner family, the 787-9.

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 Civil

Rolls-Royce readies engine for Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Rolls-Royce is preparing to build the first Trent 1000-TEN, its engine for the 787-10 programme formally announced by Boeing today.

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 Civil

Rolls-Royce to power new Air Lease Corporation Dreamliners

Rolls-Royce has won an order from Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL), worth $160 million at list prices, for Trent 1000 engines to power four Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 Civil

Rolls-Royce works with EADS on advanced hybrid distributed propulsion concept for future airliners

Rolls-Royce and EADS are showing a new power concept for advanced future airliners at the Paris Air Show this week, which could help reduce CO2 emissions, make less noise and dramatically reduce fuel burn by the middle of the century.

Monday, 17 June 2013 Defence

Rolls-Royce reaches key LiftSystem delivery milestones for F-35B

Rolls-Royce has completed two key milestone deliveries for the F-35 Lightning II program, as production matures for the LiftSystemTM , the only technology in the world capable of providing vertical-lift for 5th-generation fighter aircraft.

Friday, 14 June 2013 Civil

World's most fuel efficient engine powers first flight

Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines, the most efficient flying in the world today, have powered the Airbus A350 XWB aircraft to the skies for the first time this morning.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 Marine

Rolls-Royce to supply offshore cranes for Brazilian platform supply vessels

Rolls-Royce Plc announced today that it has signed a contract with Detroit Chile SA for the delivery of offshore cranes to four platform supply vessels (PSVs) under construction at Detroit Brasil Ltda.

Friday, 7 June 2013 Civil

Singapore Airlines Group chooses Rolls-Royce power for 50 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Rolls-Royce has been selected by Singapore Airlines Group to power 50 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft with Trent 1000 engines. The announcement, which includes long-term TotalCareĀ® service support, is worth $4bn at current list prices.