Seattle (ROLLS ROYCE) - Rolls-Royce announced today at the Farnborough International Airshow that the Hainan Airlines Group has selected the Trent 700 to power a new fleet of five Airbus A330s in a deal worth $250 millon, including a long-term TotalCare® services agreement.
Deliveries will begin in November 2007.
Wang Jian, Vice Chairman of Hainan Airlines Group, said: “It was clear from our evaluation that the Trent 700 will deliver outstanding levels of performance and reliability on our A330s. We welcome this as the start of a broad, long-term relationship with Rolls-Royce which will cover all aspects of our Trent operation.”
Mick Forey, Senior Vice President, Customer Business for Rolls-Royce, added: “Hainan is the fastest growing airline in the world’s fastest growing aviation market. We’re proud to welcome Hainan to the Rolls-Royce family of customers - and at the same time preserve our record of having the Trent 700 on all the 100-plus A330s operating, or on order, in China.”
Rolls Royce is a CAPA Member. For more information on the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation's membership service, please click the icon below.
Want more analysis like this? CAPA Membership gives you access to all news and analysis on the site, along with access to many areas of our comprehensive databases and toolsets.
Find out more and take a free trial.