February 12, 2014
VietJetAir and Nok Air opt for CFM engines to power new aircraft
Vietnam’s VietJetAir has selected CFM International’s CFM56-5B engine to power 21 firm Airbus A320ceo (current engine option) family aircraft, including 14 A320ceos and 7 A321ceos. The agreement is valued at more than $800m at list price. Furthermore, Thailand’s Nok Air announced a commitment to order eight Next-Generation 737-800s powered by CFM56-7B engines and seven 737 MAX 8s that will be powered by the LEAP-1B engines.