Qantas, Rolls-Royce Reach $101M Deal Over Faulty Engine

Law360, New York (June 22, 2011, 6:23 PM EDT) -- Qantas Airways Ltd. announced Wednesday that Rolls-Royce Group PLC had agreed to a settlement worth AU$95 million (US$101 million) in a dispute in Australia over an engine defect that forced a Qantas plane to make an emergency landing in Singapore.

The failure of a Trent 900 engine on a Qantas flight on Nov. 4 prompted the airline to ground its six-plane A380 fleet for inspections and parts replacement. The planes did not resume flights between Australia and London until Nov. 27 and between Australia and Los...
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