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Rolls-Royce Wins Asiana Contract

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Thursday, 17 March 2011

Rolls-Royce has won a contract from Asiana Airlines for Trent 900 engines to power six Airbus A380 aircraft. The order includes a TotalCare long-term service agreement.

Asiana Airlines, based in Seoul, South Korea, will take delivery of these aircraft in 2014, marking its first Rolls-Royce powered aircraft to enter service.

Asiana Airlines has previously ordered Trent XWB engines for 30 firm and 10 option A350 XWB aircraft.

Yong Wook Lee, Senior Vice President Legal Affairs and Purchasing, Asiana Airlines, said, This contract, to power a significant addition to our fleet, strengthens our important relationship with Rolls-Royce. The Trent 900 will offer us economic benefits and will be combined with TotalCare support that will maximise the reliability of our Airbus A380s. 

Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines have now been selected to power Airbus A380 by 10 out of 15 airlines.

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