Rolls Royce bags big orders from Air China and Ethiopian Airlines

UK engineering firm Rolls-Royce announced that it bagged orders worth about $2 billion from Air China and Ethiopian Airlines.

Rolls-Royce will supply Trent 700 engines to Air China for a value of $1.5 billion to Air China, which will use them to power 20 A330 aircrafts.

The deal includes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engines.

Second order was from Ethiopian Airlines, which ordered Trent XWB engines worth $480 million. Ethiopian Airlines will use the engines to power 12 Airbus A350s.

London-based Rolls-Royce has already sold more than 1,000 Trent XWB engines.