British Airways said an Airbus Group NV jet is undergoing engineering checks after suffering an engine surge that caused the pilot to abort a flight to France and return to the carrier’s London Heathrow base.
Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc, the world’s No. 2 commercial jet-engine maker, will pursue geared turbofan technology championed by rival Pratt & Whitney as it seeks to power future Boeing Co. and Airbus Group NV aircraft.
United Technologies Corp. posted higher third-quarter profit than analysts estimated after boosting aerospace sales by purchasing Goodrich Corp. and a controlling stake in the International Aero Engines venture.
Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc said it will receive 293 million euros ($382 million) in cash from the sale of half of a military helicopter-engine joint venture to partner Safran SA as it cleans up its holdings.
MTU Aero Engines Holding AG, Germany’s largest aircraft-engine maker, said operating profit beat its goals last year amid a jump in deliveries by plane producers, and the company forecast more growth in 2013.