Rolls-Royce Wins Saudi A330 Deal
Rolls-Royce has won an order from Saudi Arabian Airlines to provide Trent 700 engines and TotalCare support for four Airbus A330s that the Middle Eastern carrier has on order. It also covers four options, should they be exercised. The deal could be worth up to $500 million. The aircraft, the order for which was already announced, are due to enter into service from 2013. They will join Saudi Arabian’s existing fleet of eight Trent 700-powered A330s. TotalCare covers all Trent engines in service in the Middle East.