Tag: Rolls-Royce

Air Premia purchases spare engine to enhance operational stability

Hybrid service airline Air Premia announced on June 12 that it has purchased a spare engine for its Boeing 787-9 aircraft as part of its efforts to build infrastructure for stable operations. With the introduction of the spare engine, the airline expects to improve aircraft availability and custo...

Turkish Airlines unveils bold plan to strengthen Türkiye’s aerospace industry

Turkish Airlines has revealed its ambition to establish Turkey as a key player in the aerospace industry after launching a new initiative with Airbus and Rolls-Royce. The companies have set up the Strategic Turkey Enhanced Programme (STEP) to create more high-skilled jobs and foster innovation in...

Aviation leaders lobby UK government for investment in hydrogen fuel

Aviation leaders lobby UK government for investment in hydrogen fuel

An aviation industry group is calling on the UK government to invest in hydrogen to ensure hydrogen-powered flights "become a reality". The Hydrogen in Aviation (HIA) alliance, whose members include Airbus, easyJet and Rolls-Royce, said it wants to ensure the UK is a global leader in the developm...

Air New Zealand to pause Chicago route amid Trent 1000 issues

Air New Zealand to pause Chicago route amid Trent 1000 issues

Air New Zealand has announced it will pause its service between Auckland and Chicago from 31 March to 25 October this year due to issues with the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines. Ongoing challenges with the availability of Trent 1000s has resulted in the grounding of three of the airline’s Boein...

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak welcomes historic Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Turkish Airlines deal

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Business and Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch have welcomed a momentous deal for Airbus to provide 220 aircraft for Turkish Airlines, which will be worth billions of pounds to the UK. The deal includes 150 A321 aircraft and 70 A350 family aircraft, the engines for which w...

Ethiopian Airlines and Rolls-Royce sign a memorandum of understanding

Rolls-Royce today announces it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a comprehensive TotalCare service agreement with Ethiopian Airlines for 22 Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-84 engines. The Trent XWB-84 exclusively powers the Airbus A350-900 aircraft. TotalCare is designed to provide operational ce...

Rolls-Royce announces biggest ever order of Trent XWB-97 engines

Rolls-Royce today announces it has received an order from Air India for 68 Trent XWB-97 engines, plus options for 20 more. This is the biggest ever order for the Trent XWB-97, which exclusively powers the Airbus A350-1000. Air India has also ordered 12 Trent XWB-84 engines, the sole engine opt...

Rolls-Royce and easyJet set new world first

Rolls-Royce and easyJet today confirmed they have set a new aviation milestone with the world’s first run of a modern aero engine on hydrogen. The ground test was conducted on an early concept demonstrator using green hydrogen created by wind and tidal power. It marks a major step towards pr...

Rolls-Royce low-emission combustion system takes off into flight test phase

Rolls-Royce has successfully entered the final phase of testing it’s ALECSys (Advanced Low Emissions Combustion System) demonstrator engine, this time at altitude. The demonstrator took to the skies attached to the Rolls-Royce Boeing 747 Flying Test Bed in Tucson, Arizona, USA. The test program...

CEA signs first civil aviation purchase order at this year’s CIIE

China Eastern Airlines (CEA) signed an engine maintenance contract with Pratt & Whitney on Nov. 5, the opening day of the fifth China International Import Expo (CIIE), which is the first civil aviation purchase order inked at this year's CIIE. The contract is for the maintenance of CEA's V250...

Rolls-Royce welcomes EU funding to advance sustainable aviation

Rolls-Royce has welcomed the decision of the European Union’s Clean Aviation programme to proceed with over €700m of funding for 20 aviation research and innovation programmes from across the industry. Following the evaluation of first Call for Proposals, a proportion of this funding, subject...

Rolls-Royce Canada Applauds Employees’ Decision to Vote in Favour of Agreement

Today, Rolls-Royce Canada employees voted in favour of a new collective agreement that will be in place until March 2028. The support for the agreement is the result of extensive and fruitful discussions with the CSN union and the contribution of the conciliators of the Quebec Ministry of Labour ...

Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-84 reaches 10 million engine flying hours

Rolls-Royce announced today that the Trent XWB-84, which powers the Airbus A350-900, has now accumulated more than 10 million engine flying hours, achieving another impressive milestone for the engine programme. Following its entry into service in 2015, the Trent XWB-84 has reached this landmark ...

Rolls-Royce appoints Tufan Erginbilgic as Chief Executive Officer

Rolls-Royce announces that Tufan Erginbilgic has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and an executive director of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc. Tufan will take up his new role on 1 January 2023, succeeding Warren East who, on 24 February 2022, announced his intention to step down at the end of thi...

Rolls-Royce signs Sustainable Aviation Fuel agreement with Air bp for engine tests

Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement with Air bp that will reduce lifecycle carbon emissions for gas turbine tests carried out at three sites and support one of the organisation’s key sustainability commitments. It ensures that all of the aviation fuel supplied for engine testing at Rolls-Royce ...

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