April 7, 2014
Lufthansa places $1.0bn LEAP-1A engine order
Deutsche Lufthansa announced a firm order for CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine to power 15 Airbus A320neo and 25 A321neo aircraft. The firm engine order is valued at more than $1.0bn at list price. In addition, the airline has also selected the LEAP-1A engines to power incremental A320neo family aircraft orders. Lufthansa, which is part of the Lufthansa Group, currently operates a fleet 350 CFM56 engines powering Airbus A319/A320, long-range, four-engine A340-300, and Boeing 737 Classic aircraft. Overall, the Lufthansa Group, which also includes Germanwings, Austrian, and Swiss, operates more than 560 CFM56 engines.