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IATA, CFM International Sign Pro-Competitive Agreement on Engine Maintenance

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it has entered into an agreement with CFM International (CFM) that will lead to increased competition in the market for maintenance, repair and overhaul services (MRO) on engines manufactured by CFM, a 50/50 partnership between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines. “Airlines spend a tremendous amount of money […]

EgyptAir selects LEAP-1A engine for new A320neos

On November 15, 2017, Egyptian flag carrier EgyptAir announced that it will lease 15 new Airbus A320neo aircraft powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engine from AerCap. The airline is scheduled to begin taking delivery shortly. “We have been impressed with everything we have seen about the LEAP engine in service,” said Safwat Musallam, chairman, and […]

Allegiant places order for 12 new A320s

Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has ordered 12 Airbus A320s from the airframer, in its first purchase of new aircraft. The aircraft will enter service between 2017 and 2018, says Allegiant. They will be powered by CFM International CFM56 engines. Allegiant chief executive Maury Gallagher says the new aircraft order “should not be seen as a […]