FINNAIR PLC PRESS RELEASE 20 March 2006
ROLLS-ROYCE ENGINES FOR FINNAIR'S NEW AIRCRAFT
Finnair has selected the engines that will power the new long- haul aircraft it will acquire at the beginning of the next decade. The new generation Airbus A350 aircraft will be fitted with Trent 1700 engines, manufactured by Rolls-Royce. At list prices, the value of the order is nearly 400 million euros. Finnair has fixed orders for nine wide-bodied aircraft and options for four more.
20 March 2006
Additional information: Kimmo Soini, Senior Vice President, Finnair
Technical Services tel. +358 9 818 6435
-0- Mar/20/2006 9:00 GMT
Some good news for RR