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Royal Brunei selects LEAP-1A engine for new A320neos

Deliveries scheduled for 2018 Newest LEAP customer SINGAPORE — 6 February 2018 —  Royal Brunei Airlines, the national flagship carrier of Brunei Darussalam, has selected CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine to power seven new Airbus A320neo aircraft schedule...
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Hongtu Airlines, CFM sign $400+ million engine/RPFH agreements

Agreements include long-term services FARNBOROUGH, England — 16 July 2018 — Yunnan Hongtu Airlines and CFM International have signed an agreement for the purchase of CFM56-5B engines to power three Airbus A320ceo aircraft. In addition, the airline signed a 12-year ...
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Lion Group finalizes $5.5 billion U.S. LEAP-1A engine order

Makes Lion Group largest LEAP engine customer in the world CFM to provide expanded MRO support JAKARTA, Indonesia — 29 March 2018 — At a special signing ceremony here today, Transportation Partners, the leasing arm of Lion Group, and CFM International finalized an ...
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CAAC issues LEAP-1A Validated Type Certificate

Paves the way for LEAP-powered A320neo deliveries to China Validates original EASA type certificate. WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 9 April 2018 — The Civil Aviation Administration of China issued the Validated Type Certificate (VTC) for CFM International’s LEAP-1A engine on...
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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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