Royce picks up $9.6 billion order for Trent engines at Dubai Air Show
17 November 2007
received a $9.6 billion boost this week, as further orders for the Trent engine
were announced at the Dubai Air Show.
order from Emirates Airline, which wants the Trent XWB engines to power up to
120 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft, is potentially worth up to $8.4 billion.
order from the aircraft-leasing arm of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise for the Trent
XWB engines, to power a new fleet of 30 Airbus A350 XWBs, will result in a contract
worth $1.2 billion at list prices.
Deliveries of the A350
XWBs are due to start in 2018.
the Dubai Air Show it was further announced that Trent 900 engines will power
the first Airbus A380 to be purchased for VIP operations.
Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz al Saud, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company,
based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, has ordered the aircraft, which will be delivered
decision means the Trent 900 has been bought by nine of the 12 operators who have
made an engine selection.
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