April 30, 2015 – BEIJING, China — In December 1985, two Chinese airlines, Air China Southwest and China Eastern Yunnan, took delivery of their first Boeing 737s. These airplanes were powered by CFM International's CFM56-3 engines. CFM was a very young company and these were some of its first orders.
April 15, 2015 – MRO AMERICAS - MIAMI, Florida — After performing an extensive evaluation process, CFM International is granting licenses to three world-class tooling suppliers to support the advanced new LEAP engine. Customers will be able to purchase all LEAP line maintenance and overhaul shop tooling from AGSE, Dedienne Aerospace, and Rhinestahl.
April 13, 2015 – TOULOUSE, France - The first LEAP-1A-powered A320neo rolled out of final assembly here today. Next step will be ground tests leading to first flight.
April 10, 2015 – PANAMA CITY, Panama — At a special signing ceremony here today, Copa Airlines announced an order for 122 CFM LEAP-1B engines to power 61 Boeing 737 MAX 8 & 9 aircraft. The engine order is valued at more than $1.6 billion U.S. at list price.
March 12, 2015 – WEST CHESTER, Ohio — CIT Aerospace, a global leader in aircraft finance, announced its selection of CFM56-5B engines to power five new Airbus A321ceo aircraft. The order is valued at $100 million U.S. at list price and the aircraft will be delivered between 2015 and 2016.
February 25, 2015 – WEST CHESTER, Ohio — In 2014, as CFM International celebrated its 40th anniversary, the company experienced the highest levels of new engine orders and production in its history. CFM logged orders for a total of 4,244 engines, including 1,527 CFM56 engines (commercial, military and spares) and 2,717 LEAP engines. These orders are valued at more than $50 billion U.S. at list price
February 5, 2015 – WEST CHESTER, Ohio — CFM International today announced that François Bastin has been named the company’s newest executive vice president
January 26, 2015 – SINGAPORE — BOC Aviation today announced at a special signing ceremony that it has selected CFM56-5B engines to power 10 new Airbus A320ceo aircraft. The order is valued at $200 million U.S. at list price. The airplane order was announced in July 2014
November 28, 2014 – SAO PAOLO, Brazil — Azul Brazilian Airlines today announced it has selected CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine to power 35 Airbus A320neo family aircraft. CFM values engine order at more than $900 million U.S. at list price. The airplane order was announced by Airbus earlier today.
November 25, 2014 – PARIS, France — Vietnam's VietJetAir and CFM International have signed a 12-year Rate Per Flight Hour agreement to support the airline’s fleet 21 Airbus A320ceo aircraft powered by CFM56-5B engines.