Rolls-Royce working with ANA after 787 engine problem

LONDON, June 12 Wed Jun 12, 2013 3:30am EDT

LONDON, June 12 (Reuters) - Britain's Rolls-Royce said it was working with Japan's All Nippon Airways after the airline was forced to scrap a Dreamliner flight following an engine problem.

The ANA flight from Ube in west Japan to Tokyo was cancelled after the right engine of the Boeing 787 failed to start. ANA'a Dreamliners are powered by Rolls' Trent 1000 engines.

"We are aware of this issue and are working closely with ANA to understand it and support them," a Rolls-Royce spokesman said.

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of Reuters. For more information on our comment policy, see
Comments (1)
Paul888 wrote:
This has been a disaster for Boeing

Jun 12, 2013 8:19am EDT  --  Report as abuse
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.