After Turkish Airlines and Airbus announced a huge order for 220 A321neo and A350 aircraft, British engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce reported that the Turkish airline will order 100 Trent XWB-84 engines and 40 Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engines, making it the aircraft Most requested ever. The world’s largest operator of Trent XWB engines.
The A350-900, powered by Trent XWB-84 engines and A350-1000 and A350F, powered by Trent XWB-97 engines, will be delivered between 2025 and 2033. Engine monitoring and maintenance will be covered by Rolls-Royce TotalCare.
Turkish Airlines flies to more than 340 destinations across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, and its passenger base has grown from 10 million passengers in 2003 to more than 82 million passengers in the past 12 months.
This large order will complement the airline’s existing fleet, in addition to the 40 Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-84 A350-900 aircraft already in service and on pre-order.
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