Rolls-Royce wins $400m share of Tiger Airways V2500 order
Rolls-Royce has won business worth up to $400 million as its share of an order for V2500 engines and aftermarket services from Singapore’s Tiger Airways. The contract covers a fleet of up to 50 Airbus A320 family aircraft.
The airline already operates a fleet of nine V2500-powered A320s on routes to the rest of South East Asia and Australia.
The V2500 is produced by the International Aero Engines consortium (IAE) in which Rolls-Royce is a senior shareholder. In addition to Rolls-Royce, IAE’s partners are Pratt & Whitney of the United States, the Japanese Aero Engines Corporation and MTU Aero Engines of Germany.
With a range of thrust from 22,000lb -33,000lb, the V2500-A5 is available to power the Airbus A319, A320 and A321 as well as the A319 Corporate Jet. More than 1,300 V2500-powered aircraft have been delivered to over 120 customers to date, with more than 5,000 engines delivered or on order.
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