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Rolls-Royce replacing A380 engines after scare

Rolls-Royce is to temporarily replace complete jet engines suffering from oil leaks which came to light after one disintegrated in flight, aviation sources said today.

Rolls-Royce shares soar as Airbus fears eased

Rolls-Royce shares surged to the top of the FTSE 100 leader board yesterday as the company said it expected limited impact on profits from the fault in its Trent 900 aircraft engine that saw airlines across the world grounding Airbus jets that use it, and that the problem would be fixed.

Oil fire caused engine blowout, says Rolls-Royce

Manufacturing giant Rolls-Royce today said it had identified the faulty part behind an engine failure which forced an A380 superjumbo into an emergency landing and was making efforts to fix the problem.

More checks for A380 engines

Europe's air safety authority has ordered airlines to conduct more tests on the type of Rolls-Royce engine that failed in an Airbus A380.

More airlines replace Rolls engines on A380s

Singapore Airlines is to replace Rolls-Royce engines on three of its Airbus A380s after finding oil stains nearly a week after Australia's Qantas grounded its superjumbo fleet because of an engine failure.

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Rolls-Royce wins £750m jet engine deal

Rolls-Royce have won a massive deal worth 1.2 billion US dollars (£750 million) to supply and service jet engines for a major Chinese airline.

Qantas A380s remain grounded

Qantas's fleet of Airbus A380s will remain grounded for a further three days as engineers try to identify the cause of last week's engine blowout.

Rolls-Royce value falls by £1.2bn after jet accident

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Airline blames engine for superjumbo drama

The engine failure that forced a Qantas Airbus A380 to make an emergency landing was "probably" caused by a material failure or a design fault, the Australian airline said today.

Superjumbo engine explodes in mid-air but all 459 on board escape

Qantas grounds entire Airbus A380 fleet for investigations as passengers say engine blew up and 'shot a hole through wing'

Market Report: Invensys shares up as bid rumours return

A rise in Invensys' share price was the signal for takeover gossip to re-emerge around it yet again, which traders were quick to shoot down.

John Lichfield: Rolls-Royce stands to lose more than Qantas if investigation finds fault

The engine failure on the A380 superjumbo is a potentially serious blow to the European aircraft industry – and especially to the British engine-maker Rolls-Royce.

Inquiry under way into Qantas engine drama

An investigation was under way tonight after a London to Sydney superjumbo with 433 passengers on board made an emergency landing after flames were seen pouring from one of its engines.

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