Rolls-Royce reported that four customers in Europe, Asia and the US have selected three variants of the Trent aero engine family to power passenger and freighter aircraft. All the engines will be supported by TotalCare contracts. The potential value of the business is worth more than $1.5 billion at list prices to Rolls-Royce.
This brings the total amount of Trent engine and TotalCare business for Airbus and Boeing aircraft announced since the start of 2008 to more than $5.5 billion. Aircraft deliveries are scheduled to begin between 2009 and 2016.
Two of the new orders are for Trent 700s to power A330 Freighter aircraft from MatlinPatterson Global Advisors LLC of the US and TurkeyEmail Post to a Friend