EMEA Network Surveys: Rolls Royce Aviation

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We interviewed 30 Rolls Royce Aviation buyers.

What will you learn from this survey?

  • Speaking to buyers of Rolls Royce and competitor engines within the aviation space, we explored the outlook for this market, supply needs going forward and drivers of purchasing decisions.
  • The survey explored how Rolls Royce is positioned in this market against competitors and what this means for future demand.
  • Respondents also commented upon the various types of engines their active fleet has at the moment (e.g. Trent 1000 and the Trent XWB etc.) and whether or not the performance of Trent 1000 in service has had any effect on their perception of Boeing, Rolls Royce or Airbus.


The GLG Surveys team will draft the questionnaire with the support of GLG Network Member, Chris Weir, former Engineering and Technology Executive and Strategy and Business Development Vice Present at Rolls-Royce.

The standard deliverable, includes:

  • 1 x Individual responses (“raw data”), in Excel.
  • 1 x PPT report with aggregated data.


  • When do you expect to be back to 100% pre-Covid capacity?
  • What proportion of your fleet is approaching retirement?
  • What percentage of your planned retirements have been brought forward due to Covid?
  • What proportion of your widebody fleet is Boeing vs. Airbus?
  • Does the performance of Trent XWB in service influence your purchasing decision?
  • How has Total care worked for you?


This survey is available to subscribers of the Energy & Industrials (EI) sector (Limited subscriptions and above).

  • For those with a subscription not including the above, cost of the survey is $5,000 USD. This offer includes the raw data file and a high-level presentation through PowerPoint.
  • A more detailed set of cross-tabulation tables (i.e. comparison of the data in different segmentation groups such as region, fleet size, engine ownership etc.) will be provided upon request for an additional charge of $1,500 USD.


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