Rolls-Royce announced (21-Jun-2013) it increased its order book and confirmed plans for its most advanced Trent 1000 civil engine at this week's Paris Air Show. The group announced significant new orders and agreements worth almost USD5 billion for engines and services. Details include:
- Trent XWB customers (Airbus A350 XWB): United Airlines, Air France-KLM and SriLankan Airlines;
- Trent 1000 customers (Boeing 787): Air Lease Corporation and Transaero;
- Trent 700 customers (A330): Philippine Airlines, Oman Air and Sri Lankan Airlines.
Rolls-Royce also announced the build of the first Trent 1000-TEN test engine for all models of the 787 will begin later this year, while Trent 1000 flight test engines have been delivered to Boeing for the first 787-9 variant. [more - original PR]