DUBAI, U.A.E — 19 November 2013 — CFM International’s advanced LEAP engine continues to garner broad market acceptance, with the company signing more than 450 engine orders at the 2013 Dubai Air Show. These orders are valued at more than $13 billion U.S. at list pricing, including 82 CFM56 engine orders and long-term service agreements.
"This was an exceptionally good show for us,” said Jean-Paul Ebanga, president and CEO of CFM International. “The CFM56 family has long been the most popular single-aisle engine in this region and we are happy to see that the LEAP engine is following suit. We have been able to expand long-term relationships with existing customers and welcome new airlines to the CFM family. We are constantly gratified by the continued faith these airlines show in our people and our products. Our job, as always, is to continue to earn their trust every day, delivering the reliability and operating economics they have come to depend on from CFM.”
CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between Snecma (Safran) and GE, is the world's leading supplier of commercial aircraft engines, has delivered more than 25,600 engines to date.