Thu, Aug 16, 2007
Will Support RR Engine Service Agreements
Boeing announced this week the planemaker will supply GoldCare
lifecycle support services to Rolls-Royce plc for the UK company's
Trent 1000 engine TotalCare program.
The GoldCare Material Management agreement announced Wednesday
provides repair and overhaul for 787 Dreamliner underwing rotable
airplane components as an option for Rolls-Royce Trent 1000
TotalCare service agreements. This allows Rolls-Royce to integrate
support of these components into TotalCare to provide a more
complete solution for the Trent 1000.
"This partnership with Boeing means we can extend and improve
the services we can offer to our customers under TotalCare. We're
delighted to build on our relationship with Boeing with this
agreement," said Dominic Horwood, director, Boeing Programmes at
More than 500 Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines have been ordered
for the 787, and 80 percent of all Trent customers since 2001 have
selected TotalCare services.
"We're proud to add value to Rolls-Royce's TotalCare program and
better serve airline customers with lifecycle solutions through a
predictable per-flight-hour pricing approach," said John Borst,
director, GoldCare Materials Management at Boeing.
GoldCare is Boeing's flexible range of comprehensive lifecycle
management services for the 787 Dreamliner, offering new strategic
business choices for customers to boost airplane availability,
reduce cost and improve efficiency as they acquire, operate and
transition their fleets.
To deliver GoldCare services, Boeing leads a global team
performing maintenance, engineering and spares logistics tasks at a
predictable per-flight-hour cost.
GoldCare services for airlines provide 24x7 operations-center
support using enabling technologies to turn airplane operating data
into actionable information to enhance efficiency and maximize
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