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Vistara begins CFM LEAP-1A engine operations

Introduced first of seven total leased A320neo aircraft  WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 1 June 2017 — Delhi-based Vistara Airlines has become the newest operator of CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine, powering its first A320neo flight from Delhi to Bengaluru on Sund...
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easyJet takes delivery of first LEAP-1A-powered A320neo

easyJet is Europe’s largest customer for the neo easyJet announces new carbon emissions target of 72 grams per passenger kilometer by 2022 Toulouse,  June 14, 2017 – Airbus has delivered easyJet’s first LEAP-1A powered A320neo which is also the airline’s 300th A320...
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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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ICBC Leasing places $1.1 billion order for CFM LEAP-1B engines

Follow on from 2017 Paris Air Show LEAP order Has orders for 45 LEAP-1C-powered C919 aircraft BEIJING, China – 10 November 2017 —  U.S. President Trump and China President Xi Jinping, witnessed the signing of an agreement between ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd, a ...
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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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CFM logs more than $27.3 billion in orders at 2017 Paris Air Show

More than doubles 2017 orders to date Sets new orders record LE BOURGET, France — 21 June 2017 — CFM International logged record orders at the 2017 Paris Air Show, receiving orders for 1,658 LEAP and CFM56 engines, in addition to long-term service agreements, at a ...
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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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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 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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