Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won an order worth $210m, at list prices, from Fiji’s national carrier Air Pacific for Trent 700 engines to power three Airbus A330 aircraft. This is the first time Air Pacific has selected Rolls-Royce engines and the contract includes long-term TotalCare® service support.
Announcing the order today at the Singapore Airshow, Dave Pflieger, Managing Director & CEO, Air Pacific, said: “The A330s will be our first new widebody aircraft, so the Trent 700 engines represent an exciting and significant investment in leading-edge operational technology and support service for the future of our business. These engines will provide high-quality environmental performance, with low emissions, noise and fuel burn – something our company and customers value. We look forward to a great partnership with a company known for its commitment to excellence.”
Bruce Blythe, Rolls-Royce, Senior Vice President – Civil Aerospace, said: “We are delighted Air Pacific is putting trust in our world leading technology and support services for such an important fleet replacement. We look forward to a long and mutually rewarding relationship with the airline.”
Source: Rolls-Royce Plc (LSE: RR.L)
Date: Feb 14, 2012