Tag: CFM56

CFM Logs Over 3,300 Engine Orders in 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute Orders for CFM International’s two product lines again achieved near-record levels in 2018, with the company booking orders for a total of 3,337 engines, including 126 CFM56 engines (commercial, military and spares) and 3,211 LEAP engines (including commitments and spares). Since receiving the first orders in 2011, CFM has garnered more than 17,275 total LEAP […]

Aeromexico Sings $2.3 Billion Support Agreement For Leap-1B Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Mexico’s flag carrier, Aeromexico, has signed a 12-years Rate Per Flight Hour agreement with CFM Services to support a minimum of 128 LEAP-1B engines that power its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 airplanes. The order is valued at $2.3 billion U.S. at list price. RPFH agreements are part of CFM Services […]

Hongtu Airlines and CFM Sign Agreements Valued at Over $400 Million

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 Rate Per Flight Hour Agreement (RPFH) to support 24 LEAP-1A engines that will power its leased A320neo fleet. Under the RPFH, CFM will provide maintenance support […]

CFM Orders Surpass 1,370 Eengines

Reading Time: 1 minute 2018 orders for CFM International’s two product lines have remained strong through June, with the company booking orders for a total of 1,371 engines, including 65 CFM56 engines (military and spares) and 1,306 LEAP engines. The LEAP engine continues to be the powerplant of choice for new single-aisle aircraft, garnering more than 15,450 total engine […]

CFM Orders Surpass 3,300 Engines

Reading Time: 1 minute Orders for CFM International’s two product lines again achieved near-record levels in 2017, with the company booking orders for a total of 3,344 engines, including 474 CFM56 engines (commercial, military and spares) and 2,870 LEAP engines (including commitments and spares). The LEAP engine continues to be the powerplant of choice for new single-aisle aircraft, garnering […]

CFM56 Fleet Surpasses 500 Million Flight Cycles

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

Southwest B737 Engine Shuts Down In Flight Over The Chicago

Reading Time: 1 minute A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, performing flight from Chicago Midway to Bradley with 139 passengers and 5 crew, was in the initial climb out of Midway Airport when the crew reported the right hand engine (CFM56) had failed. They wanted to divert to Chicago O’Hare. The aircraft stopped the climb at 3000 feet and diverted […]

Lufthansa A320 Engine Shuts Down In Flight From Manchester

Reading Time: 1 minute A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200, registration D-AIUJ performing flight LH-943 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 124 passengers, was climbing out of Manchester’s runway 23R when the crew stopped the climb at about 3000 feet, shut an engine (CFM56) and returned to Manchester for a safe landing on runway 23R about 15 minutes after departure. […]

The Best-Selling Aircraft Engine in the World

Reading Time: 1 minute The 30 000th world‘s best-selling engine was produced near Paris, France at Safran Aircraft Engines a few days ago. The engine was designed by CFM International, a joint company with the French engine maker, Safran Aircraft Engines and the American General Electric. The American side brought its know-how on the hot parts of the engine […]

SMBC Aviation Capital Orders Additional CFM LEAP-1A engines

Reading Time: 1 minute SMBC Aviation Capital, the world’s third largest aircraft leasing company, announced it has ordered ten CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power five additional Airbus A320neo aircraft. The engine order is valued at $140 million U.S. at list price. This is a follow-on to SMBC Aviation Capital’s initial LEAP-1A order for 60 engines that the company […]