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Belgian chemical group Solvay and Safran sign a supply agreement for the LEAP aircraft engine used for Airbus, Boeing and COMAC single-aisle aircraft

Solvay has signed an agreement with Safran to supply advanced structural composites for the LEAP engine, which is manufactured by CFM International and used on Airbus, Boeing and...

Following Southwest accident, FAA orders inspections on certain CFM56-7B engines used in Boeing 737 aircraft within 20 days

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (EAD) that requires operators to inspect fan blades on certain CFM56-7B engines within 20...

Lufthansa Technik joins CFM’s LEAP network

Companies have completed a CFM Branded Service Agreement (CBSA) Lufthansa Technik and CFM International (CFM), a 50/50 joint venture between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines,...

IAG places order for 110 CFM LEAP-1A engines for British Airways and Iberia

35 aircraft for British Airways; 20 aircraft for Iberia Includes long-term support RPFH agreement International Airlines Group (IAG), one of the world’s largest airline...

Belgian chemical company Solvay expands composite materials capabilities in Germany for CFM LEAP engines

Solvay expands composite materials capabilities in Germany for new advanced aircraft programs Solvay is expanding its composite materials capacities with a state-of-the-art resin facility and...

Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines receives world’s first CFM powered Airbus A320neo

Airline becomes launch operator for A320neo with CFM engines Pegasus Airlines, Turkey’s leading low-cost airline, took delivery on Tuesday July 19th, its first Airbus A320neo...

The CFM LEAP-1B engine for Boeing 737 MAX achieves joint EASA / FAA certification

• Delivering on all commitments • Performing exceptionally well in flight test program CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1B engine was today simultaneously awarded Type Certificates by both...

CFM LEAP-1A achieves joint EASA / FAA certification

CFM's advanced LEAP-1A engine was jointly certified the the U.S. FAA and Europe's EASA on November 20, 2015. CFM is unique in that it is...

Airbus A320neo with LEAP-1A engines takes to the sky for the first time

Marking the start of testing for second engine choice The first A320neo equipped with CFM International LEAP-1A engines completed its maiden flight today in Toulouse,...

Boeing 737 MAX LEAP-1B begins extensive flight test programme

Powerplant for Boeing's newest single-aisle airplane on track for engine certification in 2016 Boeing and CFM International announced today that they successfully initiated flight testing...