Rolls-Royce and Delta Air Lines have entered into the first ever SelectCare services agreement for Trent engines. The agreement covers Trent 800 engines on Boeing 777 aircraft operated by the airline.
SelectCare is a fixed price overhaul service agreement that includes a suite of supplementary services that allow customers to benefit from Rolls-Royceâ€™s OEM insight and aftermarket capability, while providing cost certainty and fleet plan flexibility. It has already been selected by launch customer American Airlines and Icelandair for RB211 engines.
Greg May, Senior Vice President, Delta Air Lines, said: â€œWe are excited to be starting this new phase in our relationship with Rolls-Royce. SelectCare provides us with a flexible solution for our Trent 800 powered fleet and matches our individual needs for this engine.â€
Lewis Prebble, Rolls-Royce, Senior Vice President â€“ Customers, Americas, said: â€œThis order underlines our commitment to provide our customers with a choice of competitive, capable and flexible services. We are delighted to be welcoming Delta Air Lines as our very first Trent SelectCare customer and look forward to building on our excellent relationship.â€
About Rolls-Royce Holdings plc
Rolls-Royceâ€™s vision is to be the market-leader in high performance power systems where our engineering expertise, global reach and deep industry knowledge deliver outstanding customer relationships and solutions. We operate across five businesses: Civil Aerospace, Defence Aerospace, Marine, Nuclear and Power Systems.
Rolls-Royce has customers in more than 150 countries, comprising more than 400 airlines and leasing customers, 160 armed forces, 4,000 marine customers including 70 navies, and more than 5,000 power and nuclear customers.
We have three common themes across all our businesses: Investing in and developing engineering excellence
Driving a manufacturing and supply chain transformation which will embed operational excellence in lean, lower-cost facilities and processes Leveraging our installed base, product knowledge and engineering capabilities to provide customers with outstanding service through which we can capture aftermarket value long into the future.
Annual underlying revenue was Â£13.4 billion in 2015, around half of which came from the provision of aftermarket services. The firm and announced order book stood at Â£76.4 billion at the end of 2015.
In 2015, Rolls-Royce invested Â£1.2 billion on research and development. We also support a global network of 31 University Technology Centres, which position Rolls-Royce engineers at the forefront of scientific research.
Rolls-Royce employs over 50,000 people in more than 46 countries. More than 16,000 of these are engineers.
The Group has a strong commitment to apprentice and graduate recruitment and to further developing employee skills. In 2015 we employed 228 graduates and 277 apprentices through our worldwide training programmes.