in Maintenance

Rolls-Royce: Zero AOG milestone is reached

Posted 27 July 2020 · Add Comment

Rolls-Royce has said there are zero Boeing 787 aircraft on the ground (AOG) due to Trent 1000 durability-related issues.

 

The Trent 1000.  Image: Rolls-Royce

Chris Cholerton, Rolls-Royce, President – Civil Aerospace, said: “While we pause to thank both our customers and our own teams for their efforts in reaching this milestone, we remain focused on working with every Trent 1000 customer to ensure their 787s can continue to support their COVID-19 recovery plans. 

“This achievement means that we have met and exceeded our own commitment to reduce AOGs to single digits by the end of Q2 this year, as confirmed in our trading statement issued on July 9. 

"Reaching zero AOGs is an important milestone for and our focus will be sustained to help our customers return aircraft to regular service as they recover from the impact of Covid-19, and to complete the fitment of upgrades throughout the fleet.  This will deliver the performance that we and our customers expect."

 

 

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

TATV - Newsround Feb 4: Bahrain's boost, Nigeria's plans and Dubai's training magic

The first TATV Newsround programme brings an overview of the main talking points in the news from the aviation, defence and aerospace industry in the emerging markets of the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.

Nigeria's Allied Air receives first converted 737 for vaccine deliveries.

West Africa’s biggest cargo airline, Allied Air, has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737-800 converted freighter. The aircraft is the first for airlines in Africa and the freighter -MSN 36846- is the youngest 737-800 in the world that

Zambia banks on a long-term strategy

Keith Mwanalushi assesses the airline scene in Zambia, looking at latest developments and the challenges of the past year.

The airline industry is expected to remain cash negative throughout 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released new analysis showing that the airline industry is expected to remain cash negative throughout 2021.

Kenya Airways launches economy max seat-blocker

Kenya Airways has unveiled, Economy Max, a product that allows customers to create additional personal space by booking a seat or a row next to them.

Embraer’s Phenom 300 becomes world’s best-selling light jet

For the ninth consecutive year, Embraer’s Phenom 300 series has become the world’s best-selling light jet according to numbers released today by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).

WDS SK2601090322
See us at
DAS21_BTAviation Africa 2021 BTNNWDS BT1202090322Aviation MENA 2021