South African Airways and TotalCare Extend Engine Deal
South African Airways has signed a new TotalCare service order worth $180m for Trent 700 engines that will power five Airbus A330 aircraft that are entering service. The incoming aircraft are in addition to the six A330s the airline already operates which are all powered by the Trent 700 with TotalCare.
A TotalCare service, means that all maintenance that needs to be performed (scheduled or unscheduled), all material and manpower costs needed for such maintenance are covered for the life of the engine under a rate per flight hour/or flight cycle.
The TotalCare also provides spare engine support; warranties and guarantees; support during an Aircraft emergency breakdown situation no matter where the aircraft is located in the world.
The Trent 700 delivers the best fuel burn, emissions and noise performance, resulting in market leadership on the Airbus A330.
Over the last three years, Trent 700 has won more than 60 per cent of new orders and accounts for 90 per cent of aircraft in the A330 freighter market.