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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...
Read more September / 2017

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...
Read more August / 2017

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...
Read more June / 2017

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...
Read more June / 2017

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 ...
Read more June / 2017

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...
Read more June / 2017

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....
Read more June / 2017

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...
Read more June / 2017

Air India and CFM celebrate LEAP-1A-powered A320neo EIS and delivery of 100th LEAP-1A engine

First LEAP operator in India Airline’s CFM fleet, in service or on order, at more than 200 engines DELHI, India — 12 April 2017 — Air India and CFM International today celebrated the delivery and entry into service of the airline’s first LEAP-1A-powered A320neo air...
Read more June / 2017