Rolls-Royce has been selected by International AirFinance Corporation (IAFC) to provide Trent 700 engines, worth $930m, for 20 Airbus A330 Regional aircraft. The Trent 700 is the clear market leader on the A330 with more than 60 per cent of new orders over the last three years. The Trent 700 now accounts for 90 per cent of A330 freighters in service and on order.
Moulay Omar Alaoui, International AirFinance Corporation, President and CEO, said: “We selected the Trent 700 as the best solution in terms of economics and reliability.”
Eric Schulz, Rolls-Royce, President – Civil Large Engines, said: “We welcome our customer’s confidence in the Trent 700 as the best solution for fuel burn, emissions and noise performance as well as delivering unrivalled reliability for Middle East operations.”
More than 1,500 Trent 700s are now in service or on firm order, making it the largest in-service Trent engine.