ANA to cancel 113 domestic flights to inspect Rolls-Royce engines
Japan Today -- Jul 05
Japanese airline ANA Holdings Inc said it will cancel 113 domestic flights between July 6 through July 12 to inspect Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc engines for compressor issues that have led to service interruptions for airlines globally.

The affected Rolls Royce Trent 1000 engines are used on ANA's Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jets, the Japanese airline told reporters on Wednesday.

A compressor problem in the Trent 1000 package C engine has already led to planes being grounded by airlines such as British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Air New Zealand. In June, Rolls Royce said it had found the same issue on a "small number of high life Package B engines."

ANA has been conducting inspections on Trent 1000 package C engines under instruction from Japan's transport ministry, with an expansion of inspections to include package B engines leading to the flight cancellations, the airline said.

In total 136 engines are affected, said ANA, the world's biggest 787 operator by fleet size.

全日空はボーイング787型機のエンジンの点検に伴って国内線、合わせて113便を欠航すると発表しました。6日から1週間、一日に約15便ずつ欠航します。
News sources: Japan Today, ANNnewsCH
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