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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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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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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...
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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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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...
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