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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Skymark Airlines Orders Trent 900 Engines for Airbus A380s

Japanese carrier Skymark Airlines placed a $1 billion order with Rolls-Royce for Trent 900 engines to power its six Airbus A380 planes.

Skymark said the A380s will enter into service in 2014. The airline also signed a letter of intent with Rolls-Royce to purchase Trent 700 engines for 10 leased Airbus A330s that will enter into service in 2014.

"We are delighted Skymark Airlines is putting its trust in our technology and support services. This latest order and letter of intent reinforces the market leading positions of these Trent engines,” said Bruce Blythe, senior vice president at Rolls-Royce.

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