November 18, 2013
2013 CFM56 and LEAP engine orders soar
2013 is proving to be another stellar year for CFM International (CFM), with the company logging orders for more than 1,255 LEAP engines, as well as 1,172 orders for CFM56 engines through October. These orders—2,427 total engines— have a combined value of $25.7bn at list price, including commercial, military, and spare engines. By comparison, CFM booked a total of 1,998 CFM56 and LEAP engine orders in 2012 for a combined value of $23bn at list price. Overall, CFM has logged total orders for 5,607 LEAP engines, while total CFM56 engine orders stand at more than 30,360 engines. As the company logs record commitments, CFM is also achieving historic production rates for the CFM56 product line. The company delivered approximately 1,420 CFM56 engines in 2012 and is on track to build more than 1,500 engines in 2013. CFM has consistently built more than 1,000 engines per year since 2006. Current plans are to reach more than 1,700 engines per year by 2019 as CFM transitions from CFM56 to LEAP engine production.