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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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ALC finalizes $348 million CFM LEAP-1B engine order

Expands LEAP-1B fleet to more than 250 engines Has purchased both LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B models WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 8 August 2017 — Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) has finalized its order for additional CFM International LEAP-1B engine to power 12 new Boeing 737 MAX...
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CFM signs third-party LEAP aftermarket support agreements

Adds additional capacity to support growing fleet WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 2 October 2017 — CFM International has signed agreements with Lufthansa Technik and AFI KLM E&M to provide maintenance and overhaul support for the company’s advanced LEAP engine product lin...
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Alaska Airlines signs $500 million support agreement

Supports CFM56-7B / Next-Generation 737 fleet Includes spare engines WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 1 November 2017 — Alaska Airlines and CFM International have signed a nine-year Rate Per Flight Hour (RPFH) maintenance agreement to support 128 CFM56-7B engines that power th...
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ICBC Leasing places $1.1 billion order for CFM LEAP-1B engines

Follow on from 2017 Paris Air Show LEAP order Has orders for 45 LEAP-1C-powered C919 aircraft BEIJING, China – 10 November 2017 —  U.S. President Trump and China President Xi Jinping, witnessed the signing of an agreement between ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd, a ...
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