International Civil Aviation and Commercial Airline News
Nov14
Rolls-Royce Delivers 1,000th Trent 700 Engine
Monday, November 14, 2011
Rolls-Royce joined with customer Cathay Pacific and Airbus to celebrate the delivery of the 1,000th Trent 700 engine. Cathay Pacific was the first airline to operate the Trent 700 in 1995. Since then, the engine, which powers the Airbus A330, has become the largest selling member of the Trent engine family, with more than 1,400 in service or on order. Read More
Nov13
CFM56-7BE Powered Next-Generation 737 Provide 2 percent Improvement in Fuel Consumption say Maker
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Dubai, The first CFM56-7BE-powered Boeing Next-Generation 737 was delivered to China Southern Airlines in July.  Since then, more than 120 aircraft have been delivered to 34 operators worldwide. This fleet had logged more than 125,000 flight hours through 31 October without a single engine-related issue. Read More
Nov13
Garuda Indonesia, CFM sign Finalize for Comprehensive Support of CFM56-7B Engines
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Dubai, GarudaIndonesia, Indonesia’s national airline, and CFM International today finalized a long-term support agreement covering the airline’s fleet ofthe CFM56-7B engines powering 63 Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Read More
Nov13
LAN Airlines Takes Delivery of First CFM56-5B PIP-Powered A319
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Dubai, Chilean flag carrier LAN Airlines has taken  delivery of its first Airbus A319 to be powered by CFM International’s CFM56-5B PIP (Performance Improvement Program) engine.  The PIP is the new production configuration for all CFM56-5B engines. Read More
Nov13
Boeing Selects LEAP-1B as Sole Powerplant for New 737 MAX
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Dubai, The Boeing Company has selected CFM International’s revolutionary LEAP-1B engine as the exclusive powerplant for its new family of re-engined Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.  To date, Boeing has received commitments for more than 700 aircraft. Read More
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