Tag: Rolls-Royce

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA Changes its Route Portfolio

Reading Time: 1 minute To meet the competitive environment in a period with seasonally lower demand in Europe, Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (“the Company”) has made several changes to its route portfolio as well as adjusted its capacity. Combined, these measures should improve the financial performance from the start of 2019. In addition, the Company has launched an extensive […]

Rolls-Royce Celebrates 2000th Trent 700 Delivery Milestone

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce is celebrating another milestone in the Trent family success story with the delivery of the 2,000th Trent 700. The Trent 700, the original member of the now seven-strong Trent engine family, has become the clear market leader and engine of customer choice for the Airbus A330. The Trent 700 was the first member of […]

Rolls-Royce and China Eastern Sign Agreement Worth over $1.1bn

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce has signed a Trent XWB engine and long-term TotalCare® service agreement with China Eastern Airlines involving the airline’s 20 Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The agreement, worth over over US$1.1bn, is expected to be one of the largest deals announced at the first China International Import Expo (CIIE). Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines already power all of […]

Rolls-Royce Unveils its New Electrical Vehicle Concept

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rolls-Royce, a long-standing and reputed name in the aviation industry, utilised the opportunity of the biennial airshow to unveil its new electrical vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle concept. Featuring a hybrid propulsion system, which will be capable of delivering approximately 500kW of electrical power, the eVTOL aircraft is expected to have a cruising speed […]

Rolls-Royce Increases Annual Earnings Outlook Despite Trent Engine Problems

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rolls-Royce has delivered better-than-expected half-year results, allowing the company to raise its full-year earnings outlook. Pre-tax profit of £81 million was reported for the first half of 2018 compared to a loss of £126 million for the same period last year. Underlying operating profit was reported at £141 million compared to a loss of £84 […]

Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 Receives “Ticket to Fly” from EASA

Reading Time: 1 minute The Rolls-Royce Trent 7000, which powers Airbus’s latest aircraft, the A330neo, has received its ‘ticket to fly’ from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), with the first production engines also delivered to the Airbus facility in Toulouse, France. The Trent 7000 is the fourth Rolls-Royce engine to receive formal certification in just 12 months, following […]

First Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 Production Engine Despatched

Reading Time: 1 minute The first Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 production engine was despatched to the Airbus facility in Toulouse, in readiness to power Airbus’s latest aircraft, the A330neo, into service. Formal certification of the engine will also follow imminently, making the Trent 7000 the fourth Rolls-Royce engine to receive formal certification in just 12 months, following in the footsteps […]

Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Celebrates New Milestones

Reading Time: 1 minute The team behind the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB is celebrating again as the world’s most efficient large aero engine reaches two new milestones in its highly successful programme. In the past few days the engine has flown past the two million flying hours mark, having powered the Airbus A350 aircraft since it entered service in January […]

EASA and FAA Issue Airworthiness Directives on Boeing 787 Engines

Reading Time: 3 minutes Both EASA and FAA have released different Airworthiness Directives for Boeing 787-800 and Boeing 787-900 aircraft powered by Rolls Royce Trent 1000 engines in order to correct unsafe conditions. The FAA reported in their AD that following an inflight shut down of one engine requiring a higher load on the other engine running at maximum […]

Rolls-Royce to Axe 4600 Jobs in Major Restructuring

Reading Time: 1 minute As part of its restructuring, Rolls-Royce has confirmed that 4,600 jobs are to go worldwide, including 3,000 positions based in the UK, the majority being managerial and administrative roles. The company has not ruled out the need for compulsory redundancies. It has also been confirmed that some engineers will also be leaving, predominantly those in […]