Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines have powered an Airbus A350 XWB on a visit to the Singapore Airshow, marking the aircraft's debut public appearance in Asia.
Rolls-Royce has started final assembly of the first production Trent XWB, the world's most efficient aero engine, that will power the first A350 XWB into commercial service with Qatar Airways later in 2014.
Rolls-Royce and Snecma (Safran) have welcomed the decision by the Governments of the UK and France to support further studies into the next generation of UK and French combat aircraft engines.
Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with the shipyard group Vard for its latest DP3 dynamic positioning system to be installed on two new offshore construction vessels.
Rolls-Royce has won an order to provide integrated design and ship equipment for a highly innovative offshore vessel for Norwegian ship owner Island Offshore.
Bahrain flag carrier Gulf Air is to extend Rolls-Royce TotalCare® service support for Trent 700 engines on six Airbus A330 aircraft.
Rolls-Royce notes the recent press speculation and confirms that it has been in preliminary discussions with the Board of Wärtsilä regarding a possible offer for the company. However, those discussions are no longer continuing.