Engine Alliance and Rolls-Royce (R-R) are studying new or modified propulsion options for the Airbus A380 after calls for longer-term improvements in fuel burn by Emirates Airline, which operates the largest fleet of this type. The carrier has targeted a 10% fuel-burn improvement, possibly to be introduced on at least some of the 50 A380s ordered by Emirates at this weekâ€™s Dubai air show. Speaking to Aviation Week, Emirates President Tim Clark says, â€œthe [A]380 needs to get the benefit ...
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