ROLLS ROYCE IN £2.7BN SCANDINAVIAN DEAL

Rolls-Royce has secured a major order from one of the largest airlines in Scandinavia.

The engineering giant will supply Norwegian will Trent 1000 engines and TotalCare long-term service support for 19 new Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

The deal is worth $2.7bn (£1.89bn) and also includes Totalcare support for 11 787s that are yet to enter service.

Bjorn Kjos, chief executive of Norwegian, said: "This decision further develops our relationship with Rolls-Royce and we look forward to operating aircraft powered by the latest version of the Trent 1000, which sets new standards of performance."

Eric Schulz, president of civil aerospace at Rolls-Royce, added: "This is another significant decision in favour of the Trent 1000, an engine that delivers exceptional economics and performance.

Norwegian also has options for ten further aircraft which, if confirmed, will be powered by the Trent 1000.

Source: TheInsiderMedia 

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