Air New Zealand has reduced flights to Perth and Sydney over the Christmas/New Year period due to required checks on its Boeing 787-9 fleet’s Rolls-Royce engines. As a result, a seasonal two times weekly flight between Christchurch and Perth is no longer going ahead this summer. Also, Air New Zealand said on Monday it would
Rolls-Royce says the number of Boeing 787s impacted the Trent 1000 engine issue will remain in the double-digits until at least the second quarter of 2020.
Air NZ expects all necessary inspections for its Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines that power its Boeing 787-9s will be completed within the next 12 months.
Rolls-Royce has booked a 554 million pound exceptional charge in its 2018 half year financial results as it works to resolve problems with the Trent 1000 engine.