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.”
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