Rolls-Royce wins long-term Airbus support contract

Power systems company Rolls-Royce has been awarded a maintenance support contract worth $250m (£156m) from Cathay Pacific, in which the group will provide Totalcare long-term services support for Trent 700 engines that power eight new Airbus A330 aircraft.

An enhanced engine refurbishment programme for RB211-524 engines that power existing Boeing 747-400 aircraft will also be delivered up to 2013.