Rolls-Royce wins USD1.5bn engine order with China Eastern Airlines

British engineering company Rolls-Royce (LSE: RR) has won a USD1.5 billion order for its Trent 700 engines from China Eastern Airlines to power 15 of the Chinese carrier´s Airbus A330 aircraft, the company said.

Rolls-Royce said its Trent 700 engine had been chosen for about 70 percent of new A330 orders over the last five years.

The company said under the deal, it would also provide China Eastern with maintenance services for the engines as part of its TotalCare offering.

Rolls-Royce Limited is a British car and aero-engine manufacturing company.