Rolls-Royce lands major deal with German airline Lufthansa

An artist’s impression of the 787 Dreamliner in livery of Lufthansa Group airlines (image courtesy of Lufthansa Group)
Manufacturing giant Rolls-Royce has won a major contract to supply engines to German airline Lufthansa. The Derby firm will provide power for 40 new aircraft. Its Trent 1000 engine will be used for 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliners and its Trent XWB will power 20 Airbus A350 XWBs. A total care agreement has also been agreed, which will see Rolls-Royce provide long term services for both engine types. The news comes as a boost for Rolls-Royce, which has recently experienced issues with its Trent 1000 engines, with the manufacturer ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...