Rolls-Royce announced Tuesday it received an order for Trent 700 engines from China Eastern Airlines to power its 16 Airbus A330 aircraft. The deal is worth $1.2 billion, it said. The A330s are scheduled to go into service from 2011. Rolls-Royce and CEA also announced formation of a Carbon Partnership, which aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 190,000 tonnes in its first year and provide a fuel management service for the airline’s fleet of more than 300 aircraft. CEA Chairman Liu ...

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