Live updates

Advertisement

Rolls Royce receives airline order worth £1.6 billion

Derby-based Rolls Royce has won an order worth £1.6 billion Credit: Rolls Royce

Derby-based Rolls Royce has won an order worth £1.6 billion to supply engines to Singapore Airlines.

The Trent 900 engines will power 20 of the new Airbus A350 and 5 of the A380 aircraft Credit: Rolls Royce

The company will supply Trent 900 engines for 20 of the Airbus A350 aircraft and 5 of the Airbus A380.

Rolls Royce has a long-standing relationship with Singapore Airlines Credit: Rolls Royce

The order announced today follows Singapore Airlines’ June 2007 order of 20 Airbus A350-900 aircraft, taking the total order to 40 A350 aircraft to be powered by Trent XWB engines.

Rolls Royce wins £1.6 billion Singapore Airlines order

Derby-based Rolls Royce has won a contract worth £1.6 billion to supply engines to Singapore Airlines.

The company will supply engines for 20 of the Airbus A350 aircraft and 5 of the Airbus A380.

The company's chief commercial officer Nick Devall said:

“We are very pleased that Singapore Airlines has continued to select Trent engines. This order further demonstrates the airline’s commitment to both Trent XWB and Trent 900 technology and our comprehensive TotalCare ® support services. We look forward to continuing our long- standing relationship with Singapore Airlines.”

– Nick Devall, Rolls-Royce Chief Commercial Officer – Civil Aerospace