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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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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 ...
Read more July / 2018

The LEAP engine: 10 years on

More than 385 aircraft in service Surpassed 1.5 million engine flight hours FARNBOROUGH — 14 July 2018 — On July 13, 2008, CFM International’s parent companies, GE Aviation and Safran Aircraft Engines, made history by launching the advanced LEAP-X engine program.  ...
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2018 CFM orders surpass 1,370 engines through June

Orders valued at more than $19.7 billion U.S. at list price Total LEAP engine orders valued at $220+ billion U.S. at list price Production maintaining historic highs  FARNBOROUGH, England — 14 July 2018 — 2018 orders for CFM International’s two product lines have r...
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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...
Read more July / 2018

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...
Read more July / 2018

Jean-Marc Domergue joins CFM Executive Team as the new Vice President of Contracts

WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 21 June 2018 — Jean-Marc Domergue has been named CFM International’s vice president of Contracts, replacing Sharyn Cones....
Read more June / 2018