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CFM International, IATA sign landmark agreement

• CFM reaffirms strategy for an open MRO market CFM International (CFM) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have signed a commercial settlement agreement concerning CFM’s MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) policies and activities. Under the terms of this agreement, CFM reaffirms its commitment to maintain and foster robust and open competition within the… Read More ›

CFM International, IATA Sign Landmark Agreement

CFM reaffirms strategy for an open MRO market CFM International (CFM) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have signed a commercial settlement agreement concerning CFM’s MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) policies and activities. Under the terms of this agreement, CFM reaffirms its commitment to maintain and foster robust and open competition within the MRO… Read More ›

Bid your way to a superior flying experience with ‘JetUpgrade’ from Jet Airways

Airline introduces yet another first in Indian Aviation for Economy and Première guests wishing to upgrade to Première and First Class Economy and Première guests of Jet Airways, India‘s premier international full service airline, can now experience the next level of the airline’s acclaimed in-flight service, following the launch of the carrier’s latest initiative –… Read More ›

RUAG first in Europe to complete 2020 FANS 1/A+ avionics compliance modification on Dassault Falcon

RUAG Aviation has successfully upgraded a Dassault Falcon F2000 to comply with the FANS 1/A+ requirements of the aviation regulatory mandates for 2020. The first modification of this kind completed in Europe, the FANS 1/A+ avionics upgrade was achieved ahead of the compliance deadline. The integration of the avionics upgrade was carried out at RUAG… Read More ›

ForeFlight Mobile to Feature Jeppesen Visual Flight Rules Data, Expands Presence in Europe

Data-driven Visual Flight Rules (VFR) charting information will be dynamically rendered on ForeFlight Mobile maps, enhancing situational awareness and flight safety Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Jeppesen, today announced with ForeFlight — an innovative provider of mobile and web aviation applications — that interactive Jeppesen European visual flight rules information will be available within… Read More ›

Norwegian to increase USA flights from Ireland and Scotland this winter

Airline adds 90,000 seats to USA this winter from Edinburgh, Dublin and Shannon airports Transatlantic growth continues with increased frequency this winter despite seasonal reductions on some routes More flights added to routes with strong passenger demand in the winter season Norwegian is increasing flights from Edinburgh, Dublin and Shannon airports to the USA during… Read More ›

JetBlue Selects Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan™ Engines to Power 45 Additional Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announces that JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) has selected the Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine to power an additional 45 Airbus A320neo family aircraft. With the airline’s previous order of 40 GTF-powered A320neo family aircraft, JetBlue has now committed to 85 GTF-powered aircraft, including both… Read More ›

Lion Group finalizes $5.5 billion U.S. LEAP-1A engine order

Makes Lion Group largest LEAP engine customer in the world CFM to provide expanded MRO support At a special signing ceremony here today, Transportation Partners, the leasing arm of Lion Group, and CFM International finalized an order for 380 LEAP-1A engines to power Airbus A320neo/A321neo aircraft. The final engine order, which is valued at $5.5… Read More ›

Boeing, Ruili Airlines Announce Commitment for 20 737 MAXs

Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Ruili Airlines today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for 20 737 MAX airplanes at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The airplanes, valued at approximately $2.2 billion at current list prices, will be posted to the Boeing Orders & Deliveries websiteonce all contingencies are cleared. “We are very excited about adding more 737… Read More ›

Boeing Completes Successful First Flight of 737 MAX 9

The Boeing [NYSE: BA] 737 MAX 9 completed its first flight today in the skies above Puget Sound. Seen here is an air-to-air shot of the airplane during its test flight. (Paul Weatherman photo) The Boeing [NYSE: BA] 737 MAX 9 completed its first flight today in the skies above Puget Sound. The 737 MAX… Read More ›

Lufthansa CFM56-5C engine achieves 100,000 flight hours

More than 100,000 flight hours for one HAMBURG, Germany — 8 November 2016 — Lufthansa and CFM International are celebrating the achievement of 100,000 flight hours by one of the airline’s CFM56-5C engine more than 20 years after Lufthansa took delivery of its first Airbus A340-300. Lufthansa, which is part of the Lufthansa Group, took delivery… Read More ›

Transportation Partners Selects LEAP-1A Engines to power 174 A320neo Aircraft.

• Order valued at $4.9 billion U.S. at list price. • Expands long-term material service agreement and enhances MRO support. At a special signing ceremony here today, Transportation Partners, the leasing arm of Lion Group, and CFM International announced an order for 348 LEAP-1A engines to power 174 firm Airbus A320neo aircraft. The aircraft order… Read More ›

First CFM LEAP-1A takes flight powering Airbus A320neo.

Advanced LEAP-1A engines today successfully completed a four-hour, 25-minute first flight powering the new Airbus A320neo. The flight test occurred right on schedule, reinforcing the success of the LEAP development program and the confidence shown in the performance and durability of the new product. The engines performed extremely well throughout the flight envelope. This first… Read More ›

Successful first flight of LEAP-powered Airbus A320neo, with Safran engines and systems.

Airbus has carried out a successful first flight of the A320neo, the reengined version of its single-aisle commercial jet, powered by twin LEAP-1A engines. The airplane took off at 1:24 pm from Toulouse, landing 4 hours, 25 minutes later. The new-generation LEAP engine is designed and built by CFM International, the 50/50 joint company between… Read More ›

Lion Group Chooses CFM56-5B to Power A320ceo Fleet.

Valued at more than $1.2 billion U.S. Deliveries scheduled to begin in mid-2014 Lion Group announced it has selected CFM International’s engine to power 60 firm Airbus A320ceo (current engine option) aircraft. The agreement is valued at more than $1.2 billion U.S. at list price; the aircraft order was announced in March 2013. Jakarta, Indonesia-based… Read More ›

CALC Places $500 million CFM56-5B Engine Order.

Hong Kong-based China Aircraft Leasing Company (CALC) has announced its selection of CFM56-5B engines to power 25 new Airbus A320 family aircraft.  The firm engine order is valued at $500 million U.S. at list price and deliveries are scheduled between 2014 and 2016. The aircraft are part of CALC’s first-ever new aircraft order; the company announced… Read More ›

AVIANCA TAKES DELIVERY OF THE FIRST AIRBUS A320 TO BE EQUIPPED WITH SHARKLETS.

Avianca is again a pioneer in the operation of aircraft technology, being the first airline in Latin America to incorporate this aircraft into its fleet. As part of its fleet renewal plan Avianca has incorporated the first Airbus A320 equipped with sharklet wing tip devices into its fleet, making the aircraft the best performing and… Read More ›

2012 another great year for CFM as LEAP engine orders soar.

* Orders valued at $23.5 billion U.S. at list price * Production reaches historic high with nearly 1,420 engines produced. WEST CHESTER, Ohio. — 11 February 2013 — 2012 proved to be another outstanding year for CFM International (CFM) with the company logging orders for 898 commercial, military and spare CFM56 engines and firm orders and commitments… Read More ›

GOL Airlines becomes first South American operator to order LEAP-1B-powered 737 MAX.

Brazilian low-cost carrier GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. today announced a firm order for advanced LEAP-1B engines to power 60 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes. “We are very pleased to continue our long relationship with CFM,” said Paulo Kakinoff, CEO of GOL Airlines. “The quality and world-class reliability of the CFM56 engine family has been instrumental… Read More ›

CFM Celebrates 30 Years of Commercial Service.

On April 24, 1982, Delta Air Lines helped make aviation history when it flew the very first McDonnell Douglas DC-8-71 aircraft powered by CFM International’s CFM56-2 engines into revenue service on its route between Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia. CFM International (CFM) had been formed as a 50/50 joint company between Snecma (Safran group) and General… Read More ›

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