Rolls-Royce wins $9.2 billion engine order from Emirates for A380s

By on April 17, 2015

LONDON (Reuters) – Rolls-Royce mentioned it had gained a $ 9.2 billion order to provide engines for 50 A380 plane for Dubai’s Emirates airline [EMIRA.UL], offering a lift for the British company after a torrid year of profit warnings.

It’s The first time the Gulf service has ordered Rolls-Royce engines for its superjumbo fleet, the remainder of which is powered by Engine Alliance, a joint venture of Common Electric (GE.N) and Pratt & Whitney (UTX.N).

The deal was once confirmation that of what sources had instructed Reuters on Thursday.

The contract includes a lengthy-time period “Totalcare” bundle, which means Rolls-Royce will even provide service and maintenance to Emirates for the Trent 900 engines.

(Reporting by Sarah Young; Editing by way of Li-mei Hoang)

Reuters: Trade News

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