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Malindo Air becomes world’s first airline to operate LEAP-1B engines

Currently operates 26 CFM56—7B-powered 737 aircraft KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — 23 May 2017 — Malindo Air became the world’s first airline to introduce CFM International’s LEAP-1B engine into commercial service powering a Boeing 737 MAX 8 on its inaugural flight OD803...
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VietJet CFM56-5B Engine Order

Expands CFM56 fleet to more than 50 aircraft Includes long-term support agreement WASHINGTON, D.C. — 31 May 2017 —  As part of a special ceremony here today witnessed by Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., V...
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VietJet Air LEAP-1B RPFH

Supports entire fleet of 100 737 MAX aircraft First aircraft delivery scheduled for 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. — 31 May 2017 — Vietnam’s VietJet Air today concluded a 12-year Rate Per Flight Hour (RPFH) maintenance agreement with CFM International to support the L...
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Vistara begins CFM LEAP-1A engine operations

Introduced first of seven total leased A320neo aircraft  WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 1 June 2017 — Delhi-based Vistara Airlines has become the newest operator of CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine, powering its first A320neo flight from Delhi to Bengaluru on Sund...
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easyJet takes delivery of first LEAP-1A-powered A320neo

easyJet is Europe’s largest customer for the neo easyJet announces new carbon emissions target of 72 grams per passenger kilometer by 2022 Toulouse,  June 14, 2017 – Airbus has delivered easyJet’s first LEAP-1A powered A320neo which is also the airline’s 300th A320...
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Arkia places $112 million LEAP-1A order

Will take delivery beginning in 2018 Becomes CFM’s newest customer WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 26 April 2017 — Arkia Israeli Airlines (Arkia) has selected CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine to power four A321neo (new engine option) aircraft. The value of the engi...
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CFM LEAP-1C-powered COMAC C919 completes successful maiden flight

Another step closer to entry into service SHANGHAI, China — 5 May 2017 — The first COMAC C919, powered by CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1C integrated propulsion system, successfully completed a 79- minute first flight, marking the launch of the certification fl...
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Acropolis Aviation selects CFM LEAP-1A to power ACJ320neo aircraft

GENEVA, Switzerland — 22 May 2017 — Acropolis Aviation today announced that is has selected CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine to power its new Airbus ACJ320neo aircraft schedule for delivery in fourth quarter of 2018....
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CFM logs more than $27.3 billion in orders at 2017 Paris Air Show

More than doubles 2017 orders to date Sets new orders record LE BOURGET, France — 21 June 2017 — CFM International logged record orders at the 2017 Paris Air Show, receiving orders for 1,658 LEAP and CFM56 engines, in addition to long-term service agreements, at a ...
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