Top News on Trent 500

  • ​Airbus and Rolls unveil plan to restore A340-600 appeal

    Airbus and Rolls-Royce aim to boost the market appeal of the A340-600 with reconfiguration and support initiatives that address operating costs.

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  • PARIS: Rolls-Royce rolls out legacy Trent upgrades

    Rolls-Royce's strategy of backfeeding technology from the Trent XWB into new variants of previous engines - such as the...

  • IN FOCUS: Very large airliners

    Boeing has passed major 747-8 milestones, with the -8I in service and -8F deliveries beyond 20, while Airbus is...

  • IN FOCUS: Airlines turn to alcohol as potential jet fuel replacement

    Debate on the potential of alcohol-to-jet fuels continues to rage, but major airlines are making plans to use them once...

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  • ​ANALYSIS: Rolls and Airbus – how the latecomer excelled

    News | 21 Jul 2014 10:04 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Rolls-Royce took more than two decades to get an engine onto an Airbus product. But the UK company is now in pole position as Toulouse’s prime widebody engine partner after securing its third Airbus sole-source supply deal, to power the A330neo.
  • Azerbaijan Airlines renews A340 support deal with AJW

    News | 13 May 2014 13:49 | Michael Gubisch

    Azerbaijan Airlines has extended its Airbus A340 spare-parts supply agreement with AJ Walter Aviation.
  • Boeing offers Azerbaijan Airlines' 787-8s for sale

    News | 02 May 2014 12:41 | Laura Mueller

    ​Boeing is offering for sale two 787-8s due for delivery to Azerbaijan Airlines in September and December of this year, say sources familiar with the situation.
  • LHT in OEM talks on GE9X and Trent XWB support

    News | 20 Mar 2014 15:55 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa Technik is discussing with General Electric and Rolls-Royce how it will set up engine MRO operations for the parent carrier’s future Boeing 777X and Airbus A350 fleets.
  • Rolls-Royce outlines MRO cost-saving plan for A340 engines

    News | 12 Dec 2013 10:07 | Michael Gubisch

    Rolls-Royce has outlined its plans for reducing Trent 500 maintenance costs as part of Airbus’s strategy to improve the market appeal of the A340-500/600 series.
  • ​ANALYSIS: Can Airbus and R-R kick-start A340 revival?

    News | 11 Dec 2013 14:28 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Airbus, Rolls-Royce and CFM International spent a day in London last week seeking to convince the market that the A340 represents a good investment, despite its operating economics being buffeted by high fuel prices.