Tag: Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce Expands its Services Infrastructure for Business Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce announced that it is further strengthening its global network of Authorised Service Centres (ASC) for CorporateCare® customers. The global ASC network forms an essential component of Rolls-Royce’s services portfolio for business aircraft and adds to its existing global aftermarket capabilities. Rolls-Royce has 76 ASCs with key maintenance providers worldwide allowing for rapid response times […]

SIA Grounds Two Boeing 787s Over Trent Engine Problems

Reading Time: 1 minute Singapore Airlines, the flag carrier airline of Singapore, has grounded two of  its Boeing 787-10 aircraft due to pending Trent 1000 TEN engine replacements. In the statement the airline said that “during recent routine inspections of Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engines on Singapore Airlines’ Boeing 787-10 fleet, premature blade deterioration was found on some engines”. […]

Rolls-Royce Goes Towards Electrifying Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce has taken a significant step towards realising the ambition to provide hybrid-electric propulsion systems for the next generation of aviation. With successful ground tests of a hybrid system using the M250 gas turbine – a highly successful engine usually powering helicopters. The tests are part of one of the world’s most comprehensive hybrid aerospace […]

Rolls-Royce Delivers 100th Trent XWB Engine from Dahlewitz, Germany

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce is celebrating another milestone in the Trent XWB success story with the delivery of the 100th Trent XWB engine assembled at the production line in Dahlewitz, Germany. The engine will be delivered to Airbus in Toulouse to power Lufthansa’s latest A350-900 aircraft. The Lufthansa Group, one of Rolls-Royce’s most important airline customers, has operated […]

Rolls-Royce: Reasons Behind Losses in 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce, a British aircraft engines manufacturer, announced 2018 results reporting £2.9 billion losses. Among the main reasons the company names long-running mechanical problems with Trent 1000 engines. Number of Trent 1000 powered aircraft operated by such major airlines as British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Air New Zealand and some others, were kept out of service due […]

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 […]