British Airways selected Trent 800s to power the four 777-200ERs ordered last week (ATWOnline, March 28) for delivery in 2009. It also signed a long-term maintenance agreement. Of BA's 43 777s, 15 are Trent-powered -200ERs with the remainder outfitted with the GE90. Commercial Director Robert Boyle said the carrier is planning a "major" long-haul order for next year and that engines from both Rolls and GE, along with Engine Alliance, will be considered. Separately, BA launched flights from ...

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