Rolls-Royce: Zero AOG milestone is reached

Rolls-Royce has said there are zero Boeing 787 aircraft on the ground (AOG) due to Trent 1000 durability-related issues.

 

The Trent 1000.  Image: Rolls-Royce

Chris Cholerton, Rolls-Royce, President – Civil Aerospace, said: “While we pause to thank both our customers and our own teams for their efforts in reaching this milestone, we remain focused on working with every Trent 1000 customer to ensure their 787s can continue to support their COVID-19 recovery plans. 

“This achievement means that we have met and exceeded our own commitment to reduce AOGs to single digits by the end of Q2 this year, as confirmed in our trading statement issued on July 9. 

"Reaching zero AOGs is an important milestone for and our focus will be sustained to help our customers return aircraft to regular service as they recover from the impact of Covid-19, and to complete the fitment of upgrades throughout the fleet.  This will deliver the performance that we and our customers expect."