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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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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....
Read more April / 2018

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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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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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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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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LEAP engine surpasses 600,000 flight hours

More than 210 aircraft in service on five continents Will reach one million flight hours in coming months SINGAPORE — 6 February 2018 — CFM International’s advanced LEAP engine continues to set a new industry standard for fuel efficiency and asset utilization as th...
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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...
Read more March / 2018

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, ...
Read more March / 2018