Scandinavian carrier SAS has signed a memorandum of understanding for eight Airbus A350-900s and four A330-300s as part of its strategy to modernize its fleet with more fuel-efficient aircraft. Rolls-Royce said SAS had placed an order worth $1 billion at list prices for Trent XWB and Trent 700 engines plus a service plan. The Trent XWBs is the sole-source engine for the A350; the Trent 700 was selected to power the A330-300s. SAS operates a fleet of 19 Airbus A320 family aircraft, four ...

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