Air Premia selects Trent 1000 engines for its 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Lauren Eldershaw
By Lauren Eldershaw April 11, 2019 14:52

Air Premia selects Trent 1000 engines for its 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines have been selected by new Korean airline Air Premia to power 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

The airline will operate the latest version of the Trent 1000, the Trent 1000 TEN (Thrust, Efficiency and New Technology), which incorporates technologies from the Trent XWB engine, offering high fuel efficiency and low noise.

Dr Jong Chul Kim, CEO Air Premia, said: “We are pleased to select the Trent 1000 to power the very first aircraft for our fleet. We have great confidence in Rolls-Royce and its capabilities and look forward to it powering our aircraft in service.”

Air Premia has also selected the Rolls-Royce flagship long term TotalCare support service.

The airline will use its 787-9 aircraft on routes of more than six hours to North America, Europe and Oceania. It plans to start services in 2020 with long-haul services from 2021

Lauren Eldershaw
By Lauren Eldershaw April 11, 2019 14:52