Paris 2011: Etihad Opts to Upgrade Its A330 Engines

 - June 23, 2011, 4:17 AM

Rolls-Royce has signed a $360 million long-term TotalCare agreement to provide engine support services and enhanced performance kits for the Trent 700 engines that power four Etihad Airways Airbus A330s. Etihad has also extended an existing agreement covering Trent 700s powering 20 other aircraft in the Abu Dhabi airline’s fleet, and will fit the EP kits on 30 Trent 700s.

Rolls-Royce claims that this will increase the fuel efficiency of the engines by more than one percent and reduce CO2 emissions by more than 800 tons per aircraft per year.