Tag: CFM LEAP-1A

Saudi flynas Inks $6.3bn Deal To Power New Fleet

Saudi low-cost airline flynas has signed a $6.3 billion deal with DFM International to acquire new engines for its fleet. Flynas’ agreement includes the acquiring of LEAP-1A engines to power the incoming fleet of 80 A320-neo aircraft ordered by flynas, scheduled to be delivered from 2018 onwards. The agreement also comprises an associated long-term maintenance and […]

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, […]

Leap-Powered A321neo Certified By EASA and FAA

Following a comprehensive flight test programme, the A321neo powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines has been granted joint Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The EASA Type Certificate was signed by EASA’s Certification Director Trevor Woods and Michael J. Kaszycki FAA’s acting Manager Transport Airplane Directorate […]

A320NEO With CFM LEAP-1A Engines Receives EASA And FAA Certification

On 31st May 2016, the world’s best-selling single-aisle aircraft, the A320neo, received on-schedule the Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the second engine option to be certified – CFM International’s LEAP-1A engine. This certification paves the way for the delivery of the first A320neo equipped with […]