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 week’s Dubai air show. Speaking to Aviation Week, Emirates President Tim Clark says, “the [A]380 needs to get the benefit ...

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