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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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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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Sébastien Imbourg named new CFM Executive Vice President

Led LEAP program at SAE for three years WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 21 February 2018 — CFM International today announced that Sébastien Imbourg has been named executive vice president, replacing François Bastin. Mr. Bastin, who had served in the role since February 2015, ...
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CFM adds LEAP-1A/LEAP-1B capability to Hyderabad CFM Training Center

State-of-the-art facility support customers throughout India, Middle East, and Far East airlines  HYDERABAD, India — 8 March 2018 — Ten years after it was officially opened, CFM International has expanded the capability of the CFM Training Center here to include b...
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