Rolls-Royce wins Qatar Airways Airbus engine deal

16 June 2009

Rolls-Royce International has won a $230m share of an order from Qatar Airways for jet engines to power 24 Airbus planes. The order for V2500 engines includes a long-term service agreement and follows its deal with Airbus at the Paris Airshow on Monday for the aircraft themselves. The order was for 20 Airbus A320 and four A321 planes. The Qatari carrier already operates 21 A320s, including two Airbus Corporate Jetliners, equipped with the V2500 engines.

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