Top News on Trent 900

  • OPINION: Emirates deal takes pressure off Airbus

    ​Demand for an expensive A380 refresh project appears to have been kicked into the long grass

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  • ​Amedeo to grow A380 portfolio and become type’s primary lesssor

    Amedeo expects to establish itself as the primary leasing specialist for Airbus A380s and will look to expand its...

  • Airbus, SIA to examine door involved in A380 depressurisation

    ​The door apparently responsible for a cabin depressurisation on a Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 aircraft will be...

  • Enhanced Trent 900 passes EASA type test

    ​Rolls-Royce's enhanced version of the Trent 900 for the Airbus A380 has passed a type test with the European Aviation...

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  • ANALYSIS: Small steps to success for A380

    News | 01 Jun 2015 16:06 | Murdo Morrison

    Ten years after the A380’s quietly impressive airborne choreography wowed the crowds at its Le Bourget debut, Airbus continues to insist that a commercial breakthrough for the world’s largest airliner is on the horizon, even if it now concedes its flagship is not going to transform long-haul flying in the way the world’s first jumbo jet, the Boeing 747, did in the 1980s. However, with airlines and passengers having had plenty time to get used to the ultra-large airliner and no orders for the type for many months, even Airbus’s modest targets could be ambitious.
  • OPINION: Emirates deal takes pressure off Airbus

    News | 24 Apr 2015 10:25

    ​Demand for an expensive A380 refresh project appears to have been kicked into the long grass
  • ANALYSIS: Emirates' Trent selection gives Rolls the A380 lead

    News | 22 Apr 2015 18:14 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Emirates’ decision to switch to Rolls-Royce engines for its latest batch of Airbus A380s nudges the UK manufacturer ahead of rival Engine Alliance, although the lead amounts to fewer than a dozen aircraft.
  • Used A380 market a chance to explore type's value: Clark

    News | 17 Apr 2015 14:36 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Emirates president Tim Clark believes that the second-hand market for the Airbus A380 will be a good opportunity for carriers to explore the economic capabilities of the jet.
  • Re-engined A380 prospects hazy as Emirates takes Trent 900

    News | 17 Apr 2015 14:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Emirates believes it has room to convert some of its Rolls-Royce-powered Airbus A380s to a future re-engined version, but is prepared to fit all 50 with the Trent 900 if there is no sign of movement from the airframer.
  • ANALYSIS: A380 re-engining continues to divide analysts

    News | 24 Feb 2015 14:37 | Stephen Trimble

    In a lightly attended Dubai air show press conference about 15 months ago, then-Engine Alliance president Dean Athans delivered an unexpected message. The joint venture between GE Aviation and Pratt & Whitney was evaluating a wide range of performance upgrades for the GP7200, including offering an all-new engine to power the Airbus A380.