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Avianca Brasil takes delivery of CFM LEAP-1A-powered A320neo

First Americas operator   TOULOUSE, France — Sao Paolo-based Avianca Brasil has taken delivery of the first CFM International LEAP-1A-powered A320neo aircraft to be delivered to a customer in the Americas. The new airplane, which is being leased from GECAS, is...
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China’s CDB Leasing places $1.26 billion CFM LEAP-1A engine order

·        First Chinese lessor to order all LEAP engine models (-1A/-1B/-1C)...
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Jet Airways and CFM celebrate 6 million CFM56-7B flight hour milestone

MUMBAI, India — 3 November 2016 — At a special ceremony here, Jet Airways and CFM International recently celebrated the achievement of six million total engine flight hours by the airline’s fleet of CFM56-7B engines....
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Finnair and CFM celebrate 3 million flight hours with airline’s CFM56-5B fleet

WEST CHESTER, Ohio — 3 November 2016 — Finnair and CFM International are celebrating the achievement of three million flight hours by the airline’s CFM56-5B engine fleet....
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CFM maintains strong commitment to China

More than 4,800 CFM engines in service or on order Region is a world-class supplier base for engine parts ZHUHAI, China – 3 November 2016 – With more than 20 percent of its total commercial fleet in service with airlines here, China continues to be an important foc...
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CFM to offer LEAP-1C maintenance training at AEMTC

First customer trainees expected in 2018 ZHUHAI, China – 3 November 2016 – CFM International plans to begin offering LEAP-1C line maintenance training at the Aero Engine Maintenance and Training Center (AEMTC) in Guanghan City. The LEAP-1C training engine, wh...
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Air Europa and CFM International celebrate 30-year relationship

Began operations with CFM56 engines Ordered LEAP-1B engines PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain — 21 November 2016 — Air Europa and CFM International are celebrating the 30th anniversary of a very successful relationship that began in 1986 when the airline launched passenger ...
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CFM Names New President

Brings a wealth of CFM history to the role West Chester, Ohio — 1 February 2017 — CFM International (CFM) today named Gaël Méheust as its new president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Mr. Méheust is replacing Jean-Paul Ebanga, who had served as ...
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LEAP-1C IPS Certification

Another step closer to first flight COLOGNE, Germany / BOSTON, Massachusetts — 21 December 2016 — CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1C integrated propulsion system was today simultaneously awarded Type Certificates by both the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)...
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