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SSAMC inaugurates new MRO facility, adds LEAP capability

Increases capacity for CFM56 and LEAP engines 1,000 CFM56 engines overhauled since 2010 CHENGDU, China — 23 March 2018 — Sichuan Services Aero Engine Maintenance Company (SSAMC), the joint venture between Air China and CFM International (CFM), has inaugurated a new...
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Gulf Air, CFM sign a $1.9 billion LEAP-1A engine & services deal

More than doubles CFM-powered fleet Expands 25-year relationship DUBAI, U.A.E. — 12 November 2017 — Gulf Air and CFM International today signed an agreement for the purchase of 58 LEAP-1A engines to power 17 Airbus A321neo and 12 A320neo aircraft, as well as an add...
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CFM seeing record production in 2017; orders continue at near-record levels

2017 orders to date valued at $41.5 billion U.S. at list price Production again reaching historic highs DUBAI, U.A.E. — 13 November 2017 — CFM International will achieve record production levels in 2017, with a planned rate of 1,800, to 1,900 engines by year end.  ...
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LEAP engine delivering on commitments in commercial service

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CFM Statement on May 2, 2018 FAA Airworthiness Directive

The Airworthiness Directive that the U.S. Federal Aviation Authority published today is a follow-on Airworthiness Directive from the emergency AD the FAA published on April 20....
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Loong Air takes delivery of first LEAP-1A-powered A320neo in China

The Chinese launch customer for the LEAP-1A First of 9 LEAP-powered aircraft on order HANGZHOU, China — 31 May 2018 — Zhejiang Loong Airlines today took delivery of the first LEAP-1A-powered A320neo aircraft from the Airbus Final Assembly facility in Tianjin, China...
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Jean-Marc Domergue joins CFM Executive Team as the new Vice President of Contracts

WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 21 June 2018 — Jean-Marc Domergue has been named CFM International’s vice president of Contracts, replacing Sharyn Cones....
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The LEAP engine: 10 years on

More than 385 aircraft in service Surpassed 1.5 million engine flight hours FARNBOROUGH — 14 July 2018 — On July 13, 2008, CFM International’s parent companies, GE Aviation and Safran Aircraft Engines, made history by launching the advanced LEAP-X engine program.  ...
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2018 CFM orders surpass 1,370 engines through June

Orders valued at more than $19.7 billion U.S. at list price Total LEAP engine orders valued at $220+ billion U.S. at list price Production maintaining historic highs  FARNBOROUGH, England — 14 July 2018 — 2018 orders for CFM International’s two product lines have r...
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