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CFM to offer LEAP-1C maintenance training at AEMTC

First customer trainees expected in 2018 ZHUHAI, China – 3 November 2016 – CFM International plans to begin offering LEAP-1C line maintenance training at the Aero Engine Maintenance and Training Center (AEMTC) in Guanghan City. The LEAP-1C training engine, wh...
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Boeing 737 MAX 8 with CFM LEAP-1B engines receives FAA certification

Paves the way for entry into service later this year SEATTLE, Washington — 9 March 2017 — Boeing today announced that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified the 737 MAX 8 airplane powered by CFM International LEAP-1B engines for commercial ser...
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CFM maintains strong commitment to China

More than 4,800 CFM engines in service or on order Region is a world-class supplier base for engine parts ZHUHAI, China – 3 November 2016 – With more than 20 percent of its total commercial fleet in service with airlines here, China continues to be an important foc...
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LEAP-1A-powered A319neo make maiden flight

TOULOUSE, France – The first Airbus A319neo, powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engine, made its maiden flight on March 31st....
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Arkia places $112 million LEAP-1A order

Will take delivery beginning in 2018 Becomes CFM’s newest customer WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 26 April 2017 — Arkia Israeli Airlines (Arkia) has selected CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine to power four A321neo (new engine option) aircraft. The value of the engi...
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CFM LEAP-1C-powered COMAC C919 completes successful maiden flight

Another step closer to entry into service SHANGHAI, China — 5 May 2017 — The first COMAC C919, powered by CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1C integrated propulsion system, successfully completed a 79- minute first flight, marking the launch of the certification fl...
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Acropolis Aviation selects CFM LEAP-1A to power ACJ320neo aircraft

GENEVA, Switzerland — 22 May 2017 — Acropolis Aviation today announced that is has selected CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine to power its new Airbus ACJ320neo aircraft schedule for delivery in fourth quarter of 2018....
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Malindo Air becomes world’s first airline to operate LEAP-1B engines

Currently operates 26 CFM56—7B-powered 737 aircraft KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — 23 May 2017 — Malindo Air became the world’s first airline to introduce CFM International’s LEAP-1B engine into commercial service powering a Boeing 737 MAX 8 on its inaugural flight OD803...
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VietJet CFM56-5B Engine Order

Expands CFM56 fleet to more than 50 aircraft Includes long-term support agreement WASHINGTON, D.C. — 31 May 2017 —  As part of a special ceremony here today witnessed by Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., V...
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