Rolls-Royce to Power Aircalin

Bondholder Rolls-Royce has won an order from New Caledonian airline Aircalin for Trent 7000 engines to power two Airbus A330neo aircraft.

This is the first time a Rolls-Royce engine has been chosen by Aircalin. 

Didier Tappero, Aircalin, CEO, said: “We look forward to working with Rolls-Royce as we renew our fleet to provide even better service to our customers. We look forward to the outstanding economics and excellent service support that our selection will bring.”

Ewen McDonald, Rolls-Royce, Senior Vice President – Customers, Asia Pacific, said: “We welcome Aircalin as a new member of the Trent family and look forward to a long relationship with a new and valued customer. We are excited to be powering the future of Aircalin with the Trent 7000.”