Tag: CFM International

Boeing, LOT Polish Airlines Celebrate Delivery of 737 MAX

Boeing and LOT Polish Airlines celebrated the delivery of the first 737 MAX for the carrier, ushering the new and improved 737 airplane into the central and east Europe market. The jet is also the first MAX placed by leading airplane lessor Air Lease Corporation. Boeing, LOT Polish Airlines celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s […]

CFM Seeing Record Production in 2017

CFM International will achieve record production levels in 2017, with a planned rate of 1,800, to 1,900 engines by year end. At the same time, the company has logged near-record orders, with a total of 2,944 engines booked through October. “It has been quite a year for CFM, and we’re not done yet,” said Gaël […]

Alaska Airlines Signs $500 Million Support Agreement

Alaska Airlines and CFM International have signed a nine-year Rate Per Flight Hour (RPFH) maintenance agreement to support 128 CFM56-7B engines that power the airline’s s fleet of Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft. The agreement, which includes spare engines, is valued at nearly $500 million U.S. at list price. Rate per Flight Hour agreements are part […]

CFM56 Fleet Surpasses 500 Million Flight Cycles

CFM International’s ubiquitous CFM56 engine fleet has surpassed 500 million flight cycles while logging nearly 900 million flight hours since the first aircraft, a DC-8-71, entered commercial service in April 1982. There are currently more than 24,000 CFM56 engines in commercial and military service with 560 operators around the globe. Overall, CFM has delivered more […]

China Express is Newest CFM56 Operator

China Express Air has become the newest operator of CFM International’s CFM56 engines. The airline took delivery of the first of 11 CFM56-5B-powered Airbus A320ceo aircraft; the remaining aircraft are scheduled to be delivered in 2018 and 2019. The airline is operating the aircraft routes from its base in Chongqing to such destinations as Liuzhou, […]

Cathay Pacific Places $1.0 Billion CFM LEAP-1A Engine Order

The Cathay Pacific Group and CFM International have finalized an order for the advanced LEAP-1A engine to power the Group’s 32 new Airbus A321neo aircraft. The engine order is valued at nearly US$1 billion at list price, with delivery scheduled from 2020. The aircraft will be operated by Cathay Dragon, the regional carrier of the […]

CFM Signs Third-Party LEAP Aftermarket Support Agreements

CFM International has signed agreements with Lufthansa Technik and AFI KLM E&M to provide maintenance and overhaul support for the company’s advanced LEAP engine product line. CFM has long-standing relationships with both companies on the CFM56 family, and has granted licenses for them to develop MRO services offerings to provide both on-wing and on-site support, […]

ALC Finalizes $348 Million CFM LEAP-1B Engine Order

Air Lease Corporation has finalized its order for additional CFM International LEAP-1B engine to power 12 new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, including five 737 MAX 7 and seven MAX 8 aircraft. The engine order is valued at $348 million U.S. at list price and deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2022. “The LEAP-1B-powered Boeing 737 […]

LEAP Engine Setting New Standard For Commercial Aviation

CFM International’s advanced LEAP engine is setting new industry standards for fuel efficiency and asset utilization as the company celebrates the one-year anniversary of its entry into commercial service. The first LEAP-powered commercial flight happened on August 2, 2016 on a Pegasus Airlines flight from Istanbul to Antalya. Since then, more than 75 LEAP-powered aircraft […]

United Airlines Orders 100 Boeing 737 MAX 10

Boeing and United Airlines announced an agreement at the 2017 Paris Air Show to convert 100 of its current 737 MAX orders into 737 MAX 10s, becoming the largest single 737 MAX 10 customer in the world. United also announced an order for four additional 777-300ER aircraft. “The 737 MAX 10 will enable us to […]