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Rolls-Royce bags $170m order

The new engine order brings the number of A320s on order from Air Deccan to 62, reports Nabanita Sircar.
None | By Nabanita Sircar, London
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2006 07:25 PM IST

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.

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