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LEAP engine recognized with Silver Edison Award

Selected from hundreds of nominees NEW YORK, New York — 13 April 2018 — The leading-edge technology of CFM International’s advanced LEAP engine was recognized with the Silver award in the Transportation & Logistics – Engine Enhancements category at the 2018 Edi...
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CFM International issues new service bulletin to CFM56-7B operators

CFM International, the 50/50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines, has issued a new service bulletin today to operators of CFM56-7B engines, which power the Boeing Next-Generation 737.  It calls for inspections of fan blades on long-service engines....
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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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Hongtu Airlines, CFM sign $400+ million engine/RPFH agreements

Agreements include long-term services FARNBOROUGH, England — 16 July 2018 — Yunnan Hongtu Airlines and CFM International have signed an agreement for the purchase of CFM56-5B engines to power three Airbus A320ceo aircraft. In addition, the airline signed a 12-year ...
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STARLUX, CFM conclude long-term LEAP-1A service agreement

Support for leased fleet Adds LEAP-1A spare engine FARNBOROUGH, England — 17 July 2018 — STARLUX and CFM International concluded a long-term service agreement to support the airline’s fleet of leased Airbus A321neo aircraft powered by the advanced LEAP-1A engine.  ...
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