Emirates selects Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines for its Airbus A350 fleet

Emirates selects Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines for its Airbus A350 fleet

The UAE-based airline announced it will power 50 new A350-900 aircraft with Trent XWB engines.

Emirates confirmed an order for 50 A350-900 aircraft powered by Trent XWB engines.

As it approaches five years in service, the Trent XWB, the world’s most efficient large aero engine, has now achieved more than five million flying hours in service with 29 operators flying to 130 destinations and demonstrated an excellent dispatch reliability of 99.9 per cent.

This is the Power of Trent – a family of seven engines, which have completed more than 140 million flying hours since the very first engine, a Trent 700, went into service in 1995.

 wx=

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates Chairman and Chief Executive said: “Today, we are pleased to sign a firm order for 50 A350 XWBs, powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines. This follows a thorough review of various aircraft options and of our own fleet plans. It is Emirates’ long-standing strategy to invest in modern and efficient aircraft, and we are confident in the performance of the A350 XWB.

“Complementing our A380s and 777s, the A350s will give us added operational flexibility in terms of capacity, range and deployment. In effect, we are strengthening our business model to provide efficient and comfortable air transport services to, and through, our Dubai hub.”

Sheikh Ahmed added: “This US$ 16 billion deal reflects our confidence in the future of the UAE’s aviation sector, and is a strong affirmation of Dubai’s strategy to be a global nexus connected to cities, communities and economies via a world-class and modern aviation sector.”

Chris Cholerton, Rolls-Royce, President – Civil Aerospace, said: “We are very proud that Emirates has chosen to enhance its fleet with the A350-900 powered by our Trent XWB.

“We appreciate the trust placed in us by Emirates, which reflects the confidence they have in the performance of this engine.

“We look forward to this order further enhancing our partnership for decades to come.”

Rolls-Royce’s relationship with Emirates began in 1996 with selection of Trent power and this Trent XWB will be the fifth member of the Trent family to operate in their fleet.

 wx=

27.11.2019 15:02:00
1035

Worldwide - Last Added

China’s efficiency ambitions will drive growth for major lubricant suppliers after COVID-19, according to Kline

China’s efficiency ambitions will drive growth for major lubricant suppliers after COVID-19, according to Kline

China’s push to improve efficiency as part of its efforts to clean up air and reduce greenhouse gas emissions is set to drive upgrades in both the automotive and ...

20.3.2020 11:52:00
40
Mobil-branded lubricants and fluids to be used in Porsche Formula E race car

Mobil-branded lubricants and fluids to be used in Porsche Formula E race car

ExxonMobil is expanding its global business and technical partnership with Porsche by teaming with the luxury German automaker on its Formula E series car for the 2019/2020 ...

20.12.2019 17:00:00
813
Petronas to dedicate 75% of R&T expenditure in CO2 emissions reduction projects

Petronas to dedicate 75% of R&T expenditure in CO2 emissions reduction projects

PETRONAS Lubricants International (PLI), the global lubricants manufacturing and marketing arm of PETRONAS, today organised the inaugural Electric Vehicle (EV) Fluids ...

11.12.2019 16:35:00
1041
Shell uses plastic waste to produce chemicals

Shell uses plastic waste to produce chemicals

Shell announced it has successfully made high-end chemicals using a liquid feedstock made from plastic waste. The technique, known as pyrolysis, is considered a breakthrough for ...

4.12.2019 10:10:00
1146
Emirates selects Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines for its Airbus A350 fleet

Emirates selects Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines for its Airbus A350 fleet

The UAE-based airline announced it will power 50 new A350-900 aircraft with Trent XWB engines.   Emirates confirmed an order for 50 A350-900 aircraft powered by Trent XWB ...

27.11.2019 15:02:00
1036
ICIS flagship meeting will take place on 17-21 February 2020

ICIS flagship meeting will take place on 17-21 February 2020

Each year, the same week in February is firmly etched into the base oils and finished lubricants markets' calendars. A week that provides the industry with their most important ...

21.11.2019 16:13:00
938
Groupe Renault, BP & Castrol deepen their strategic partnership

Groupe Renault, BP & Castrol deepen their strategic partnership

Groupe Renault and BP with its global lubricant business Castrol have decided to enlarge their strategic partnership from 1 January 2020, building upon the successful ...

4.10.2019 17:35:00
1335
Fire at Lubrizol’s Rouen factory contained

Fire at Lubrizol’s Rouen factory contained

The early morning of September 26, a large fire broke out at Lubrizol’s factory in Rouen, France. A large number of firefighters tackled the fire, which is now brought ...

28.9.2019 17:34:00
771
NYCO increased its flagship products’ shelf life

NYCO increased its flagship products’ shelf life

NYCO announces the shelf life and re-test dates of some lubricating oils and greases have been modified to bring solutions to our customers to reduce waste and inventory costs, ...

12.9.2019 17:34:00
1827
Evonik’s 4th Distributor Days held with the theme “efficiency and growth”

Evonik’s 4th Distributor Days held with the theme “efficiency and growth”

4th Distributor Days of Evonik Oil Additives Business Line was held in Germany on 2-4 September this year. Following Frankfurt in 2016, Krakow in 2017 and Milan in 2018, the ...

6.9.2019 10:32:00
1698