Emirates Places $9.2bn Rolls-Royce Engine Order

Rolls-Royce has received a $9.2bn order from Emirates to supply Trent 900 engines for 50 of its A380 aircraft, the OEM’s largest to date.

Rolls-Royce has received a $9.2bn order from Emirates to supply Trent 900 engines for 50 of its A380 aircraft, the OEM’s largest to date.

The deal, which also includes a long-term TotalCare maintenance package, marks the first time Rolls-Royce will supply engines for the Gulf carrier’s superjumbo fleet, set to enter service in 2016.

Emirates president Sir Tim Clark said the deal will also have a “significant economic impact” on aviation manufacturing in the UK and Europe.

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