Rolls-Royce reveals Chinese ambition

Image courtesy of Airbus
Rolls-Royce has revealed plans to build on its share of the Chinese market after the first Airbus A350 aircraft powered by its Derby-built Trent XWB engine landed in the country. Sichuan Airlines has ordered an Airbus 350 and will start using the aircraft later this month (August). China is the world's second-largest civil aviation market and Rolls-Royce says it presents "tremendous opportunities". The Derby manufacturing giant powers over half of the region’s widebody fleet, with 20% of Trent engine orders coming from Chinese... For the full story register now for free or login below...