Tag: LEAP-1A

American Airlines Welcomes Its First Airbus A321neo

Reading Time: 1 minute American Airlines has taken delivery of the first of 100 A321neos on order from Airbus, powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines. The aircraft departed Hamburg early Friday for the trans-Atlantic ferry flight to Pittsburgh where American’s technicians will get the A321neo ready for customer flights. Currently, American Airlines fleet includes Airbus A319, A321, A300, A330 […]

A319neo Wins Joint Type Certification from FAA and EASA

Reading Time: 1 minute The A319neo powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines has achieved joint Type Certification from both the US FAA and European EASA airworthiness authorities. This means that now all three aircraft models – the A319neo, A320neo and A321neo – are certified by the international authorities to operate with the CFM LEAP-1A engine option. This latest achievement […]

TAP Portugal Signs GSLA for CFM LEAP-1A Engines

Reading Time: 1 minute Portugal’s national carrier TAP and CFM have signed a General Support License Agreement (GSLA) for maintenance activities of LEAP-1A engines. Under the terms of this agreement, TAP Portugal becomes part of the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) network for LEAP-1A engines and will also benefit from CFM’s expertise in training. This GSLA will allow TAP […]

Gulf Air and CFM: Over $1Bn Worth Agreement for LEAP-1A Support

Reading Time: 1 minute Middle East airline Gulf Air and CFM International signed a long-term agreement for the maintenance of the airline’s LEAP-1A engines. The agreement is valued at just over US $ 1 billion at list price. Under the terms of this 10-year Rate per Flight Hour agreement, which covers a total of 65 LEAP-1A engines that the […]

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 […]

Hainan Airlines and CFM Sign $4.2 Billion MOU For LEAP-1A Engines

Reading Time: 1 minute Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of HNA Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CFM International for the purchase of LEAP-1A engines to power 55 Airbus A320neo aircraft, along with a long-term support agreement for Hainan Airlines Holding and its affiliates. The MOU is valued at $4.2 billion U.S. Minister Zhong […]

Storm Aviation Introduces A320neo LEAP-1A Differences Training

Reading Time: 1 minute UK-based Storm Aviation, one of the leading line maintenance and technical training service providers in Europe, has announced the launch of Airbus A320neo Leap-1A differences training courses. This brand-new training will start at London airports on the 11th of September, 2017. The highly anticipated NEO LEAP-1A theory and practical training is a 4-day long course […]

Airbus A321neo With P&W Engines Receives Type Certification

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following a comprehensive flight test programme, the A321neo powered by Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1100G-JM engines received joint Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on 15th December 2016. The documents were respectively signed by EASA’s Certification Director Trevor Woods and by Jeffrey Duven, FAA Manager of […]

SAS Takes Delivery of Its First A320neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), has taken delivery of its first of 30 A320neo aircraft ordered, becoming the first Arline in Scandinavia to operate the world’s most fuel efficient single aisle aircraft. SAS ordered the A320neo as part of its strategy to modernize its fleet with more fuel-efficient aircraft, reducing environmental impact such as emissions and aircraft […]

Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines Receives World’s First CFM Powered Airbus A320neo

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pegasus Airlines, Turkey’s leading low-cost airline, its first Airbus A320neo powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines, becoming the first airline to do so for the type. Pegasus placed the largest single order by a Turkish carrier for up to 100 A320neo Family aircraft in 2012, making it a new Airbus customer. Pegasus Airlines along with […]