June 18, 2007

£2.8bn deal for Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce opened the Paris Air Show in style today by unveiling the biggest-ever order for its civil aerospace division.

The £2.8bn (€4bn) deal will see the Bristol-based company supply and maintain Trent engines for Qatar Airways’ new fleet of 80 Airbus A350 twinjet aircraft.

Airbus received a double boost today after the Doha-based carrier confirmed the £8.1bn (€12bn) order for the A350 planes and fellow airline Emirates announced a $2.5bn (€1.9bn) order for eight new A380 aircraft.

The full of this article's can be read on the source at: Sunday Business Post

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