Dubai, UAE -Rolls-Royce (LSE: RR., ADR: RYCEY) today announces it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a comprehensive TotalCare service agreement with Ethiopian Airlines for 22 Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-84 engines. Ethiopian Airlines became Africa's first A350 operator in 2016, and has been a customer of Rolls-Royce for many years. This order will complement the airline's existing fleet of 40 Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-84 engine. Rob Watson , President - Civil Aerospace Rolls-Royce plc , said: 'Today's announcement marks an exciting day for Ethiopian Airlines and Rolls-Royce. With a 15 per cent fuel consumption advantage over the first generation of Trent engine, the Trent XWB goes further on less fuel, and offers leading performance and noise levels.
Source: Ethiopian News November 20, 2023 15:01 UTC