November 20, 2015 – COLOGNE, Germany / BOSTON, Massachusetts — CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine was today simultaneously awarded Type Certificates by both the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), paving the way for entry into commercial service in 2016.
November 17, 2015 – WEST CHESTER, Ohio — easyJet, one of Europe's leading airlines, today announced it has exercised purchase rights for CFM International’s LEAP-1A engine to power 30 additional Airbus A320neo aircraft. The airline also ordered 12 CFM56-5B engines for six additional A320ceo aircraft. CFM values the firm engine order at more than $975 million U.S. at list price.
November 10, 2015 – DUBAI, U.A.E. — Jazeera Airways today placed an order for one CFM56-5B engines to support its fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. The order is valued at $11 million U.S. at list price.
November 10, 2015 – DUBAI, U.A.E. — Vietnam's VietJet today announced it has selected CFM International’s CFM56-5B engine to power 15 additional Airbus A321ceo (current engine option) family aircraft. The agreement is valued at more than $700 million U.S. at list price, including spare engines and a long-term service agreement.
November 9, 2015 – DUBAI, U.A.E. — One of Turkey’s leading low-cost carriers, Pegasus Airlines, has signed an eight-year Time & Materials Support agreement with CFM International to cover a total of 90 shop visits for the CFM56-7B engines powering its fleet of Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The agreement, which also includes the purchase for four spare engines, is valued at $500 million U.S. at list price.
November 2, 2015 – SHANGHAI, China — In a special ceremony here today Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC) rolled out the first C919 airplane, The aircraft is powered by CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1C engine, which is part of the industry’s first integrated propulsion system. This event paves the way for first flight of the all-new airplane.
October 29, 2015 – Renton, Washington – WEST CHESTER, Ohio — CFM International has delivered the first advanced LEAP-1B engines to Boeing to support factory rollout of the first 737 MAX airplane before year end and first flight in early 2016.
October 27, 2015 – BEIJING, China – In December 1985, Air China Southwest and China Eastern Yunnan took delivery of their first Boeing 737 aircraft. These airplanes were powered by CFM International's CFM56-3 engines. CFM was a very new company and these were among some of its first orders. Today, CFM celebrated its 30th anniversary in China with customers at a special event in Beijing.
July 23, 2015 – SHANGHAI, China — In a special ceremony here today, CFM International and Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC) celebrated delivery of the first CFM LEAP-1C engine to the aircraft manufacturer. This engine will be installed on the first C919 airplane in preparation for airplane roll out and first flight.
June 18, 2015 – Le Bourget – LE BOURGET — CFM International’s industry-leading LEAP and CFM56 product lines remain the engines of choice for single-aisle aircraft, with the company signing orders, commitments, and long-term service agreements for a total of 835 engines at the 2015 Paris Air Show.