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Philippine Airlines Selects Rolls-Royce Engines to Power New A330s

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Philippine Airlines has selected the Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines, worth $1.4 billion at list prices, to power 20 new Airbus A330 aircraft.

This is the first selection of Trent engines by Philippine Airlines and also includes long-term TotalCare service support.

Ramon Ang, President and Chief Operating Officer, Philippine Airlines, said, "After a thorough evaluation of our options, the Trent 700 is the best solution for our fleet expansion. The engine will provide market-leading environmental performance, with low emissions, noise and fuel burn. The level of support offered by Rolls-Royce through TotalCare provides us with the ideal opportunity to effectively manage our engine maintenance and overhaul costs."

The Trent 700 is the only engine specifically designed for the Airbus A330.

 Rolls-Royce has more than 1,400 Trent 700 engines either in service or on order.

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