Rolls-Royce awarded $1bn engine order

Rolls-Royce has been awarded $1bn by Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) for Trent XWB and Trent 700 engines and long term TotalCare services.

The Trent XWBs will power eight Airbus A350-900 aircraft and the Trent 700s will power four A330-300s.

The Trent XWB is the fastest selling Trent engine, with more than 1,400 on order whilst the Trent 700 is the market leader on the A330 with more than 1,500 sold or on order.