Rolls-Royce wins major Lufthansa deal

Posted on 06 Apr 2019 and read 728 times
Rolls-Royce wins major Lufthansa dealDerby-based Rolls-Royce (www.rolls-royce.com) has been selected by Lufthansa Group to provide the engines for 40 new aircraft. Its Trent 1000 engine will power 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, while its Trent XWB engine will power 20 Airbus A350 XWBs.

Lufthansa Group board member Detlef Kayser said: “We are very pleased to select Rolls-Royce to power these aircraft, helping us to provide outstanding customer service.

“With this order, we will reduce our operating costs, simplify our long-haul fleet and improve our environmental performance.”

Chris Cholerton, Rolls-Royce president (civil aerospace), said: “Lufthansa is a recognised industry leader, and this is a significant endorsement of two members of our Trent engine family.

"The announcement strengthens our long-standing partnership with Lufthansa, which has selected the Trent 1000 for the first time and continued to demonstrate its commitment to the Trent XWB.”

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