April 10, 2015
Copa places US$1.6bn CFM LEAP-1B engine order
Copa Airlines announced an order for 122 CFM LEAP-1B engines to power 61 Boeing 737 MAX 8 & 9 aircraft. The engine order is valued at more than US$1.6 billion at list price. Copa Airlines first became a CFM customer in 1999 with an order for eight CFM56-7B-powered 737s and today operates a fleet of 78 Next-Generation 737 in service or on order. Today’s order will expand the airline’s CFM engines fleet to 278 engines.