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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....
Read more June / 2017

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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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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VietJet Air LEAP-1B RPFH

Supports entire fleet of 100 737 MAX aircraft First aircraft delivery scheduled for 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. — 31 May 2017 — Vietnam’s VietJet Air today concluded a 12-year Rate Per Flight Hour (RPFH) maintenance agreement with CFM International to support the L...
Read more May / 2017

More CFM56-5B engines ordered by Delta to power additional A321ceo aircraft

WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 17 May 2017 — Delta Air Lines announced that it has selected CFM International’s CFM56-5B engine to power 30 additional A321ceo aircraft announced May 11, 2017....
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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...
Read more April / 2017

Virgin America takes delivery of first LEAP-1A-powered A321neo

CFM-powered A320neo family boosts fuel efficiency by at least 15 percent Significant reductions in emissions and noise HAMBURG, Germany – April 20, 2017 – Virgin America today took delivery of the Airbus A321neo aircraft powered by CFM International’s advanced LEAP...
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