The aerospace and defence business has had a mixed year. BAE Systems (LSE:BA) shares are up 32% over the past 12 months to 535p against a feeble 3% for the FTSE 100, but its fellows in the sector aren't doing so well.
Rolls-Royce has been selected by Turkish Airlines to supply Trent 700 engines and long-term TotalCare service support, worth $300m, to power four Airbus A330 freighter aircraft.
The airline already operates 11 A330ceo passenger and five A330 freighter aircraft powered by the Trent 700. Rolls-Royce chief customer officer - civil large engines - Dominic Horwood said: "This is further demonstration of the market's continued demand for both the A330 and the Trent 700.
Dame Helen Alexander, Non Executive Director, bought 90 shares in the company on the 9th March 2015 at a price of 987.50p. The Director now holds 3,982 shares representing 0.00% of the shares in issue.