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SilkAir signs $1 billion CFM LEAP-1B engine support agreement

Supports entire LEAP-1B fleet First aircraft entered service on 5 October 2017 WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 10 November 2017 — SilkAir has signed a 15-year Rate Per Flight Hour (RPFH) maintenance agreement with CFM International to support the LEAP-1B engines that will pow...
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Alaska Airlines signs $500 million support agreement

Supports CFM56-7B / Next-Generation 737 fleet Includes spare engines WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 1 November 2017 — Alaska Airlines and CFM International have signed a nine-year Rate Per Flight Hour (RPFH) maintenance agreement to support 128 CFM56-7B engines that power th...
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Alaska Airlines signs $500 million support agreement

Supports CFM56-7B / Next-Generation 737 fleet Includes spare engines WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 1 November 2017 — Alaska Airlines and CFM International have signed a nine-year Rate Per Flight Hour (RPFH) maintenance agreement to support 128 CFM56-7B engines that power th...
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CFM56 fleet surpasses 500 million flight cycles

Maintains highest reliability in the industry Nearly 1,900 engines still to be delivered WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 31 October 2017 — CFM International’s ubiquitous CFM56 engine fleet has surpassed 500 million flight cycles while logging nearly 900 million flight hours s...
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CFM signs third-party LEAP aftermarket support agreements

Adds additional capacity to support growing fleet WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 2 October 2017 — CFM International has signed agreements with Lufthansa Technik and AFI KLM E&M to provide maintenance and overhaul support for the company’s advanced LEAP engine product lin...
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ALC finalizes $348 million CFM LEAP-1B engine order

Expands LEAP-1B fleet to more than 250 engines Has purchased both LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B models WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 8 August 2017 — Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) has finalized its order for additional CFM International LEAP-1B engine to power 12 new Boeing 737 MAX...
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LEAP engine setting new standard for commercial aviation

Celebrating one year of very successful airline service Fleet has surpassed 200,000 flight hours WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 2 August 2017 — CFM International’s advanced LEAP engine is setting new industry standards for fuel efficiency and asset utilization as the company...
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WOW air takes delivery of its first CFM LEAP-1A-powered A321neo

Second LEAP-powered aircraft to enter fleet LE BOURGET, France — 21 June 2017 — Iceland-based WOW air today took delivery of its first Airbus A321neo aircraft powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines.  The aircraft is leased from Air Lease Corporation. This i...
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LEAP engines awarded 180-minute ETOPS certification

LE BOURGET, France — 21 June 2017 — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency have jointly granted 180-minute Extended-range, Twin-engine Operations (ETOPS) approval on June 19 to the LEAP-1A engine for the Airbus A320neo and...
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