Rolls-Royce's Secures £500m Deal with Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines has decided to take Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines and long-term TotalCare support worth $500m to power six Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft.

This is a significant selection by a valued customer that continues the Trent 1000 success story
— Dominic Horwood, Chief Customer Officer - Civil Large Engines at Rolls-Royce

The decision marks a significant vote of confidence in the Trent 1000, Ethiopian having previously selected engines from another provider to power 13 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

We are pleased that the Trent 1000 will power this latest round of aircraft. We have confidence that it will deliver outstanding lifetime fuel burn, performance and reliability.
— Tewolde Gebremariam, Chief Executive Officer at Ethiopian Airlines

Rolls-Royce has good momentum in the marketplace with the Trent 1000 being selected in more than 60% of engine competitions in the last five years.