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Tuesday, 15 July 2014 Civil

Higher-thrust Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engine runs for first time

Rolls-Royce today announced the first run of its higher-thrust version of the Trent XWB, the world's most efficient large civil aero engine.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 Civil

Rolls-Royce signs TotalCare® deal with United Airlines

Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with United Airlines to extend TotalCare® service support for the lifetime of RB211-535 engines operated by United on Boeing 757 aircraft.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 Civil

Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power leased aircraft to be operated by Kuwait Airways

Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines will power five new A330 aircraft that will be leased by Airbus to Kuwait Airways.

Monday, 14 July 2014 Civil

Rolls-Royce welcomes Air Lease Corporation selection of 25 A330neo aircraft powered by Trent 7000

Rolls-Royce welcomes the decision by Air Lease Corporation to select 25 Airbus A330-900neo aircraft, powered by the newly-launched Trent 7000 engine.

Monday, 14 July 2014 Defence

Rolls-Royce receives US Air Force certification for C-130 engine enhancement package

The US Air Force has completed final engineering review and approved the Certification Basis for the Rolls-Royce C-130 Engine Enhancement Package.

Monday, 14 July 2014 Civil

Airbus selects Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 as exclusive engine for the A330neo

Rolls-Royce today announced that Airbus has selected its new Trent 7000 as the exclusive engine for the new Airbus A330neo.

Thursday, 10 July 2014 Marine

Rolls-Royce to design and equip stern trawler for Prestfjord Havfiske

Rolls-Royce has signed a £7 million contract to design and equip a stern trawler for the Norwegian fishing company Prestfjord Havfiske AS.

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 Investors

Rolls-Royce powers first delivery of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Air New Zealand

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines will tomorrow power the first delivery flight of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, to Air New Zealand, ahead of the aircraft's entry into service.

Monday, 7 July 2014 Power

Rolls-Royce to supply power plant in Myanmar

Rolls-Royce signed a long-term service agreement with RGK+Z&A for spare parts supply, supervision and maintenance for the Hlagwa Power Plant (Phase II) project today.

Friday, 4 July 2014 Investors

Rolls-Royce and Hispano-Suiza (Safran) announce a memorandum of understanding to develop accessory drive train transmission systems

Rolls-Royce and Hispano-Suiza (Safran) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish an exclusive long term joint venture (JV) for the development of world-leading accessory drive train transmission systems.