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Sébastien Imbourg named new CFM Executive Vice President

Led LEAP program at SAE for three years WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 21 February 2018 — CFM International today announced that Sébastien Imbourg has been named executive vice president, replacing François Bastin. Mr. Bastin, who had served in the role since February 2015, ...
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CFM adds LEAP-1A/LEAP-1B capability to Hyderabad CFM Training Center

State-of-the-art facility support customers throughout India, Middle East, and Far East airlines  HYDERABAD, India — 8 March 2018 — Ten years after it was officially opened, CFM International has expanded the capability of the CFM Training Center here to include b...
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SpiceJet, CFM sign $12.5 billion engine/services deal

Finalizes LEAP-1B engine order for 155 737 MAX airplanes Adds long-term services agreement for entire LEAP-1B fleet  GURUGRAM, India — 10 March 2018 —SpiceJet and CFM International today announced a $12.5 billion U.S. agreement that finalizes the purchase of LEAP-1...
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SSAMC inaugurates new MRO facility, adds LEAP capability

Increases capacity for CFM56 and LEAP engines 1,000 CFM56 engines overhauled since 2010 CHENGDU, China — 23 March 2018 — Sichuan Services Aero Engine Maintenance Company (SSAMC), the joint venture between Air China and CFM International (CFM), has inaugurated a new...
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SCAT begins LEAP-1B-powered 737 MAX operations

Five additional 737 MAX 8 aircraft on order SHYMKENT, Kazakhstan — 10 April 2018 — SCAT Airlines became the first airline in Central Asia to operate the Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1B engines April 2 when the airline completed a o...
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LEAP engine recognized with Silver Edison Award

Selected from hundreds of nominees NEW YORK, New York — 13 April 2018 — The leading-edge technology of CFM International’s advanced LEAP engine was recognized with the Silver award in the Transportation & Logistics – Engine Enhancements category at the 2018 Edi...
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CFM International issues new service bulletin to CFM56-7B operators

CFM International, the 50/50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines, has issued a new service bulletin today to operators of CFM56-7B engines, which power the Boeing Next-Generation 737.  It calls for inspections of fan blades on long-service engines....
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CFM Statement on May 2, 2018 FAA Airworthiness Directive

The Airworthiness Directive that the U.S. Federal Aviation Authority published today is a follow-on Airworthiness Directive from the emergency AD the FAA published on April 20....
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Loong Air takes delivery of first LEAP-1A-powered A320neo in China

The Chinese launch customer for the LEAP-1A First of 9 LEAP-powered aircraft on order HANGZHOU, China — 31 May 2018 — Zhejiang Loong Airlines today took delivery of the first LEAP-1A-powered A320neo aircraft from the Airbus Final Assembly facility in Tianjin, China...
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