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Lufthansa Places CFM56-5B Engine Order - Deutsche Lufthansa has selected CFM International’s CFM56-5B engine to power 30 firm Airbus A320ceo (current engine option) aircraft - Snecma.com
Lufthansa Places CFM56-5B Engine Order

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Dubai, UAE, United Arab Emirates, 2013/11/18 - Deutsche Lufthansa has selected CFM International’s CFM56-5B engine to power 30 firm Airbus A320ceo (current engine option) aircraft - Snecma.com. PAR: SAF | SAFRAN

   
 
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• Valued at more than $610 million U.S.
• Deliveries scheduled to begin in 2015

The agreement is valued at more than $610 million U.S. at list price. The aircraft were announced in June of this year.
"Our choice of the CFM56-5B engine is a true continuation of our long-running relationship with CFM,” said Nico Buchholz, executive vice president, Fleet Management for Lufthansa Group. "We know from experience that the CFM56-B offers a world-class combination of economic efficiency, reliability, and time on wing. We pleased to introduce more of these engines into our fleet."

Lufthansa, which is part of the Lufthansa Aviation Group, currently operates a fleet 350 CFM56 engines powering Airbus A319/A320, long-range, four-engine A340-300, and Boeing 737 Classic aircraft. Overall, Lufthansa Aviation Group, which includes Germanwings, Austrian, and Swiss, operates more than 560 CFM56 engines.

“This is a fantastic vote of confidence for the entire CFM Team,” said Jean-Paul Ebanga, president and CEO of CFM. “Lufthansa is a long-time CFM customer and we are proud to continue this long relationship with them.”

“Lufthansa again chose the CFM56-5B after a very detailed technical evaluation,” said Kevin McAllister vice president of sales for CFM parent company GE Aviation. “It is highly gratifying when an airline noted for its technical expertise recognizes the exceptional value that our product will bring to their fleet.”

Since its foundation, Lufthansa has been a driving force behind commercial aviation. In recent years, the airline has been one of the industry’s strongest proponents of environmental technology adoption to help reduces the impact of aviation on the environment, particularly noise and emissions.

All of Lufthansa’s new engines will be the CFM56-5B Performance Improvement Package (PIP) configuration. The PIP became the new production configuration for the CFM56-5B in 2011. The improvements, which is providing a 0.5% improvement in fuel burn, include hardware changes to the core, including new high-pressure turbine blade, as well as manufacturing changes the fan and compressor blades and vanes to improve performance retention. The engine maintains the same noise signature as the current production engine and meets current International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Committee of Aviation Environmental Protection standards (CAEP /6) requirements.

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 more than 25,600 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.

About Lufthansa Group
The Lufthansa Group is an aviation group with global operations and a total of more than 400 subsidiaries and associated companies. It is divided into five business segments, which cover the areas of passenger transportation, airfreight and airline services: Passenger Airline Group, Logistics, MRO, Catering and IT Services. All of the business segments occupy a leading position in their sectors and in some cases are the global market leaders.

The airlines constitute the core business segment of the Lufthansa Group. Lufthansa Passenger Airlines, SWISS and Austrian Airlines enjoy an outstanding reputation in the market as quality airlines. The equity investments in Brussels Airlines and SunExpress round off the airline portfolio.

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E: jamie.jewell[.]ge.com.

Rick Kennedy
P: 513.243.3372 - M: 513.607.0609
E: rick.l.kennedy[.]ge.com.

 
 
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