Rolls-Royce has won a $5 billion order for Trent engines and long-term TotalCare service support from Delta Air Lines.
The contract will include 50 engines - 25 Trent XWB engines and 25 Trent 7000 engines, these will power the Airbus A350 and A330neo aircrafts respectively.
The Trent XWB is the world's most efficient large civil aero engine and the fastest-selling wide-body engine ever with more than 1,500 engines already sold.
The Trent 7000 brings together experience from the Trent 700, architecture from the Trent 1000-TEN, and latest technology from the Trent XWB.
John Rishton, Chief Executive at Rolls-Royce said, “We are proud to be selected to power Delta’s new generation of aircraft and look forward to deepening our relationship with a long-standing and valued customer.
It is further evidence of the success of the Trent XWB in the market and represents a powerful vote of confidence in our newly-launched Trent 7000.”
“We are pleased to be working closely with Rolls-Royce to power aircraft that will be a vital part of our future, providing a new level of excellence on our Pacific, Atlantic and Latin American routes.