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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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Vistara signs LOI for additional CFM LEAP-1A engines

Will be used to strengthen domestic network, support international expansion  FARNBOROUGH, England — 16 July 2018 — Delhi-based Vistara Airlines and CFM International today signed a Letter of Intent for the purchase of 26 LEAP-1A engines to power 13 additional Airb...
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CFM International, Aviation Capital Group Announce Order for Additional LEAP-1A Engines

Brings total orders for LEAP-1A-powered A320neos to 33 aircraft FARNBOROUGH, England — 17 July 2018 — CFM International and Aviation Capital Group LLC (ACG) today announced the selection of LEAP-1A engines to power 10 firm Airbus A320neo family aircraft.  ACG has a...
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CFM and Aviation Capital Group Announce Order for LEAP-1B Engines to Power 20 Additional Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Brings total direct-buy LEAP-1B-powered portfolio to 100 aircraft FARNBOROUGH, England — 17 July 2018 — CFM International and Aviation Capital Group LLC (ACG) today announced an order for LEAP-1B engines to power 20 additional Boeing 737 MAX aircraft just announced...
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