Bahrain-based Gulf Air has selected the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine to power its Boeing 787-9s in a deal valued at $900 million. Gulf Air in January announced it was ordering 16 787-9s. The contract with Rolls covers Trent 1000 engines to power 10 787-9s, plus options for additional Trent 1000s to power six more 787-9s. The agreement also includes long-term service support by Rolls. The 787-9 can also be powered by the GE Aviation GEnx engine.   Aaron Karp, aaron.karp@penton.com

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