Rolls-Royce's $6.1bn Trent orders

Rolls-Royce announced new deals for Trent aero engines, made in Derby in the Midlands, worth £6.1 billion, during October and November.

The orders came from global growth airlines including Air China, China Eastern and Emirates.


 

Rolls-Royce announced new deals for Trent aero engines, made in Derby in the Midlands, worth £6.1 billion, during October and November.

The orders came from global growth airlines including Air China, China Eastern and Emirates.

A $1.8bn order, at list prices, came from Air China for Trent XWB and Trent 700 engines to power ten Airbus A350 XWBs and ten A330s respectively. The contract includes a TotalCare® long-term service agreement. Rolls-Royce now enjoys a 56 per cent share of China’s market for large civil aero engines.

The company won a $1.2 bn order from China Eastern Airlines for Trent 700 engines to power 16 Airbus A330 aircraft.  It will also supply enhanced performance kits to upgrade the Trent 700 engines on the airline’s 20 existing A330s.

Rolls-Royce announced it will provide Emirates with a $1.2bn TotalCare® long term services support package for Trent 700 engines powering 29 Airbus A330 aircraft and Trent 800 engines powering 21 Boeing 777 aircraft. Emirates also operates a fleet of Trent 500-powered Airbus A340s which are already covered by TotalCare®.

A further $1.9bn orders for Derby-made Trent engines were booked separately  from Tunisair, Egyptair, Hawaiian Airlines, Thai Airways, Lufthansa and Swiss.