Rolls-Royce annouced that it has won an order from Hawaiian Airlines for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power an additional Airbus A330 aircraft, supported by Rolls-Royce’s engine service, TotalCare.

The airline already operates 23 Rolls-Royce powered A330 aircraft, and has previously placed an order for six A330neo aircraft, to be powered by the Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engine.

Marc Kup, Senior Director Fleet Transactions, Hawaiian Airlines, said: “We are very pleased to have selected the Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engine to power our new Airbus A330. This has proved to be a winning combination for us, delivering impressive efficiency and durability.”

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The engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce suffered a GBP 4.6 billion ($5.74 billion) pre-tax loss for 2016  financial year, a 49% dropped compared to 2015, due to the cost of corruption penalties and the impact of Brexit on the pound.
 

Lewis Prebble, Rolls-Royce, Senior Vice President, Customers – Civil Aerospace, said: “Hawaiian Airlines is a valued customer that continues to develop its fleet for future growth. We are delighted to be part of that story through the Trent 700 engine, which has proven itself to be the engine of choice for A330 customers.”

According to the engine manufacturer, more than 1,800 Trent 700s are now in service or on firm order.

Hawaiian Airlines now operates a fleet of 49 aircraft and serves destinations connecting Hawaii and US mainland and several Asia-Pacific countries and territories.