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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...
Read more July / 2018

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

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....
Read more May / 2018

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 ...
Read more March / 2018

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...
Read more March / 2018

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...
Read more March / 2018