Emirates orders 15 Trent XWB-84 engines

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Singapore SA2024Rolls-Royce said it welcomed  an order by Emirates for 15 Trent XWB-84 powered A350-900s. This takes its total order for the Trent XWB family to 130 engines, which will start to deliver in 2025. This order will add to Emirates’ existing Rolls-Royce fleet of 132 Trent 900s.

Rob Watson, President, Rolls-Royce – Civil Aerospace, said: “Today’s announcement proves once again that our customers have confidence in the power of the Trent XWB to support their expanding operations. With proven reliability and versatility, the Trent XWB – the world’s most efficient large aero-engine in service – is the ideal platform to support Emirates as it continues to expand its network. Rolls-Royce’s relationship with Emirates began in 1996 with selection of Trent power and we look forward to continuing this valuable partnership far into the future.”

Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates airline and Group, added:  “The A350-900s will add to our fleet mix and we are pleased to announce additional orders for this aircraft type. We plan to deploy our A350s to serve a range of new markets including long-haul missions of up to 15 hours flying time from Dubai. We will work closely with Airbus and Rolls-Royce to ensure our aircraft deliver the best possible operating efficiency and flying experience for our customers.”

More than 56 customers have chosen to order and/or operate the Trent XWB, which is the world’s most efficient large aero-engine in service.

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