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Etihad Airways orders 115 Rolls Royce Trent engines

By BA Staff

Etihad Airways, has announced an order for 113 Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines to power 50 new Airbus A350 XWB aircraft and two Trent 700 engines for an Airbus A330-200 freighter.

The order, unveiled at the Dubai Air Show 2013, includes 102 engines fitted onto the aircraft, 13 spare engines and long-term TotalCare® support services.

The Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines will be fitted onto 40 A350-900 and 10 A350-1000 aircraft, Deliveries of the Etihad aircraft are scheduled to commence from 2020.

James Hogan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, said:

“We have a very successful track-record with Rolls-Royce engines, from the Trent 700 engines on our A330s to the Trent 500 engines on our A340s, and this latest order will further strengthen our relationship. The Airbus A350 XWB will play a fundamental role in the next phase of our international growth strategy and we are confident the Trent XWB engines will deliver exceptional lifecycle fuel-efficiency, maximise revenue potential, minimise disruption and reduce environmental impact.”

With thrust up to 97,000 pounds, the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines are the sole choice, as of now, for the Airbus A350 XWB.

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