Jazeera Airways Orders CFM56-5B Spare Engine
DUBAI, U.A.E. — 10 November 2015 —Jazeera Airways today placed an order for one CFM56-5B engines to support its fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. The order is valued at $11 million U.S. at list price.
Jazeera Airways, which began operations in October 2005, was the first carrier in the Middle East to operate this state-of-the-art engine. Today, Jazeera Airways is an award-winning airline based in Kuwait and serves the Middle East region with a fleet of 7 aircraft, including two aircraft on order.
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About Jazeera Airways
Based in Kuwait, Jazeera Airways serves popular destinations in the Middle East including Dubai, Bahrain, Beirut, Alexandria, Amman, Istanbul, Sharm El Sheikh, Assiut, Luxor, Mashhad, Sohag, Jeddah, Riyadh, Cairo and Al Najaf. The airline operates a fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft in a two-class cabin configuration. Jazeera Airways began operations in 2005 and was listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange in 2008.
About CFM International
CFM 56-5B engines are a product of CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between Snecma (Safran) and GE. CFM, the world's leading supplier of commercial aircraft engines, has delivered nearly 28,700 engines to date. The CFM56-5B engine powers every model of the Airbus A320 family and has been chosen to power the majority of all A320 family aircraft in service or on order. For more information concerning CFM, visit us on the Web at www.cfmaeroengines.com or follow us on Twitter @CFM_engines.