Tag: Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce Wins Trent Order from Turkish Airlines

Rolls-Royce has won an order from Turkish Airlines for Trent XWB engines to power 25 Airbus A350-900 aircraft, all of which will be covered by its flagship TotalCare® service support. The airline also has options for a further five aircraft. The Trent XWB is both the most efficient large civil aero engine flying today and […]

Airbus Delivers Its First A350-1000 to Launch Customer Qatar Airways

Airbus has delivered the world’s first A350-1000 widebody airliner to launch customer Qatar Airways at a delivery event in Toulouse, France. The aircraft is the first of 37 A350-1000s ordered by the carrier and is the first ever Airbus aircraft fitted with the revolutionary new Qsuite seats, offering the first ever double bed in Business […]

Rolls-Royce and Singapore Airlines Sign Trent 1000 and Trent 700 Contracts

Rolls-Royce signed contracts with Singapore Airlines at the Singapore Airshow covering Trent 1000 and Trent 700 engines. Singapore Airlines formally confirmed a $1.7bn order for Trent 1000 engines to power 19 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, which will be covered by Rolls-Royce’s flagship TotalCare® engine support service. The order, originally announced in February 2017, was in […]

Rolls-Royce Will Use Thai’s Testbed For Trent XWB Program

A Thai Airways engine testbed at Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok will be used by Rolls-Royce to conduct maturity and cyclic testing on its Trent XWB program. With the added capacity from the carrier in the form of its 13-metre, 150,000lb thrust-capable testbed, Rolls-Royce said conducting tests will give it a better understanding of the […]

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens Team Up for Electric Future

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens have formed a partnership which aims at developing a near-term flight demonstrator which will be a significant step forward in hybrid-electric propulsion for commercial aircraft. The three companies together announced the groundbreaking collaboration, bringing together some of the world’s foremost experts in electrical and propulsion technologies, at the Royal Aeronautical Society […]

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN Enters Service

Rolls-Royce celebrated the entry into service of its Trent 1000 TEN engine. The engine is designed to power all variants of the Dreamliner family, including the new 787-10. The engine incorporates new technologies to deliver increased thrust and improved efficiency for the aircraft. Earlier this year the Trent 1000 engine celebrated a hat trick of […]

Rolls-Royce Welcomes EgyptAir as New Trent 1000 Operator

Rolls-Royce has welcomed EgyptAir as a new Trent 1000 engine operator, following its decision to lease six Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft from AerCap. The aircraft will be powered by the latest version of the Trent 1000, the Trent 1000 TEN (Thrust, Efficiency and New Technology). This engine incorporates technologies from the Trent XWB and Advance […]

Rolls-Royce Expands Service Network for Business Aircraft

Rolls-Royce announced that it is further extending its global network of Authorised Service Centres (ASC) for its CorporateCare® customers. The global ASC network forms an essential component of Rolls-Royce’s services portfolio for business aircraft and adds to its own existing global aftermarket capabilities. Today Rolls-Royce has 74 ASCs in place with key maintenance providers worldwide […]

World’s Most Efficient Large Aero Engine Receives Certification

The Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97, the latest and most powerful variant of the Trent XWB, the world’s most efficient large civil aero engine, has received formal flight certification, leading the way to the engine entering into service later this year. Certification of the 97,000lb thrust engine, which will exclusively power the Airbus A350-1000, builds on the […]

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Ten Receives Certification

The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN, which will power all variants of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, has been granted full flight certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). This important milestone comes as the first set of passenger engines are delivered to the Boeing facilities in Seattle, ready for entry into service later this year. […]