Rolls-Royce News

Hackers Target Airbus via Computer Systems of Suppliers, Contractors

Airbus SE said it has taken steps to shield itself from cyber attacks targeting the European aerospace and defense company through subcontractors’ computer systems. The maker of passenger planes and military jets is aware of cyber events and has detection …

Autonomous Cargo Ships Expected to Revolutionize (Disrupt) Shipping

BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s biggest mining company, is studying the introduction of giant, automated cargo ships to carry everything from iron ore to coal as part of a strategic shift that may disrupt the $334 billion global shipping industry. …

Crewless Ships: Safer, Faster, Cleaner, Cheaper Future of Shipping – Opinion

It sounds like a ghost story: A huge cargo vessel sails up and down the Norwegian coast, silently going about its business, without a captain or crew in sight. But if all goes as planned, it’s actually the future of …

Rolls-Royce Settles Fatal Alabama Helicopter Crash for $8M

The family of a man killed in a 2010 helicopter accident in Fort Rucker, Alabama, has reached an $8.5 million settlement with two companies. The Dothan Eagle reports that Rolls-Royce Corporation, which was responsible for inspecting the helicopter, will pay …

Japan’s All Nippon Airways Grounds Dreamliners, Citing Engine Corrosion Risk

Japan’s All Nippon Airways said on Monday it grounded part of its fleet of 787 Dreamliners after tests revealed a risk of engine corrosion, but Boeing Co, the aircraft’s manufacturer, said it does not expect the timing of deliveries of …

Rolls-Royce, Qantas Settle A380 Engine Dispute for $100 Million

Rolls-Royce and Qantas have reached a settlement over an Airbus A380 engine explosion last year that forced a jet with 469 people on board to make an emergency landing and grounded much of the airline’s fleet. Qantas said the out-of-court …

Qantas Aiming to Settle with Rolls-Royce over A380 Engine Failure

Australia’s Qantas Airways is working towards a commercial settlement with Rolls-Royce over last year’s mid-air engine explosion, its chief executive said, as the airline rebuilds its image tarnished by the incident which temporarily grounded its fleet of A380 aircraft. Alan …