Rolls-Royce bags $170m order
Aerospace and defence contractor Rolls-Royce has bagged a $170m share of a follow-on order for V2500 engines from Indian low-cost carrier Air Deccan to power 30 additional Airbus A320s.
The new engine order brings the number of V2500-powered A320s on order from Bangalore-based Air Deccan to 62.
The V2500 is produced by the International Aero Engines consortium (IAE) in which the UK group is a senior shareholder.
IAE's other partners are Pratt & Whitney of the US, the Japanese Aero Engines Corporation and MTU Aero Engines of Germany.