Rolls-Royce gains $160 million share of follow-on order for V2500 from Kingfisher

Rolls-Royce has secured a $160 million share of a follow-on order for V2500 aero engines from Kingfisher Airlines, the company said today at the Dubai Air Show.

Kingfisher, one of India’s leading low cost carriers has again selected the V2500 to power up to 30 Airbus A320 family aircraft. The order value for installed engines is worth more than $500 million to IAE.

The V2500 is produced by the International Aero Engines consortium (IAE) in which Rolls-Royce is a senior shareholder. Other shareholders are Pratt & Whitney of the United States, the Japanese Aero Engines Corporation and MTU Aero Engines of Germany.

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