CFM Logs $4.2 Billion in CFM56 Engine Orders during the 2011 Paris Air Show

LE BOURGET – 23 June 2011– CFM International has booked firm orders for 420 CFM56-5B and CFM56-7B engines during the 2011 Paris Air Show, the largest one-week total in the company's history: 

CFM56-5B engines to power Airbus A320 aircraft:

  • Air Lease Corporation (ALC) 20 firm Airbus A320 family aircraft;
  • Hainan Airlines 42 Airbus A320 family aircraft;
  • Jazeera Airways four Airbus A320 aircraft
  • National Air Services (NAS) 20 firm Airbus A320 family aircraft;
  • Shenzhen Airlines 10 A320 family aircraft
  • Tibet Airlines Co. Ltd., three Airbus A319 aircraft;
  • Virgin America 30 Airbus A320 family aircraft.

CFM56-7B engines to power Boeing 737 aircraft:

  • Air Lease Corporate announced its plan to purchase 14 737-800s.
  • Malaysia Airlines exercised options to purchase 10 737-800 aircraft;
  • MIAT Mongolian Airlines orders two 737-800s.
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (Norwegian) ordered 15 737-800 aircraft
  • UTair Aviation, the largest 737 operator in Russia, ordered 33 Boeing 737-800s and seven 737-900ER aircraft;

CFM56 engines are a product of CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between Snecma (Safran group) and GE. CFM, the world's leading supplier of commercial aircraft engines, has delivered 22,200 engines to date.

For more information, please contact:

CFM International:
Jamie Jewell - 513.552.2790 - jamie.jewell@ge.com - Mobile : 513.885.2282
Rick Kennedy - 513.243.3372 - rick.l.kennedy@ge.com - Mobile : 513.607.0609
Antoinette Menard - 33.1.69.87.09.28 - antoinette.menard@snecma.fr - Mobile : 33.6.74.78.10.65
www.cfm56.com