logo
Plus   Neg
Share
Email

Rolls Royce Sees Delay In Return To Single-digit Level Of AOGs On Trent 1000

Rolls Royce Holdings plc (RYCEF.PK,RR.L,RYCEY.PK) on Friday issued an update on the rate of recovery in Trent 1000 Aircraft On Ground or AOG.

The company said it now expects the return to single-digit level of AOGs on the Trent 1000 to be delayed until second quarter of 2020.

In early August, the company had cautioned that the rate of recovery in Trent 1000 AOG this year was likely to be slower than its original plans. This was due to the additional Maintenance Repair & Overhaul or MRO load resulting from faster deterioration of the high pressure turbine or HPT blade on the Trent 1000 TEN.

The company said it has remained a challenge.

Rolls Royce has also taken a proactive decision to accelerate intermediate pressure turbine or IPT blade replacement for the limited number of Package B and C engines yet to be fitted with the final standard of IPT blade. This has led to additional engine removals.

"We deeply regret the additional disruption that this will cause our customers and we continue to work closely with them to minimise the impact on their operations," the company said in its statement.

The company maintained its guidance for the cash costs of the Trent 1000 Package B and C in-service issues in 2019 and 2020.

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
Dunkin' Brands Group said it is rolling out the Beyond Sausage Sandwich to more than 9,000 restaurants nationwide, starting November 6. The sandwich features a plant-based sausage patty from alternative meat maker Beyond Meat. Beyond Meat's breakfast sausage patty is made with plant-based protein and a mix of spices crafted specifically for Dunkin'. Boeing said it understands and regrets the concern caused by the publications of instant messages involving a former test pilot that he "unknowingly" lied to regulators about a flight-control system on the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. The aircraft maker said it especially regrets the difficulties that the release of the messages presented for the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration or FAA. Boeing said Sunday that it had informed the Federal Aviation Administration and international regulators on multiple occasions about the expanded role of the flight-control software in 737 MAX, which was linked to two fatal crashes that killed 346 people.
RELATED NEWS
Follow RTT
>