PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: Safran Group

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

flydubai Signs Agreement with CFM for Up to 222 Engines - Orders LEAP-1B engines along with long-term service agreement - Expands CFM56-7BE engine fleet - flydubai.com / Snecma.fr
flydubai Signs Agreement with CFM for Up to 222 Engines

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Dubai, UAE, United Arab Emirates, 2013/11/18 - Orders LEAP-1B engines along with long-term service agreement - Expands CFM56-7BE engine fleet - flydubai.com / Snecma.fr. PAR: SAF | SAFRAN

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Aviation/Aerospace Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

flydubai today announced that it has signed an agreement with CFM International to purchase up to 200 LEAP-1B engines to power Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The airline has also ordered 22 CFM56-7BE engines to power up to an additional 11 Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft.

This total includes a 10-year Rate per Flight Hour (RPFH) agreement for the LEAP-1B engine, under the terms of which CFM will guarantee maintenance costs on a dollar per engine flight hour basis.

flydubai has been a CFM customer since it launched operations in mid-2009 and currently operates a fleet of 33 CFM56-7B-powered Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. The airline has outstanding deliveries for CFM56-7B-powered aircraft from its 2008 order; these airplanes will be delivered by 2015.

"We have had great experience with the CFM56 engines currently in our fleet, providing the reliability and efficiency that contributes to the success of our business model," said Ghaith Al Ghaith, chief executive officer of flydubai. "The data we have seen on the LEAP-1B engines gives us every confidence that will allow its successful implementation into our expanding fleet.”

"We are delighted to provide the LEAP-1B engine to flydubai as we launch the next chapter in our very successful relationship,” said Jean-Paul Ebanga, president and CEO of CFM International.

"The high reliability and low operating costs the LEAP-1B engine offers will play an important role in maintaining the great success flydubai has achieved in the first few years of operation,” said Gaël Meheust vice president of sales for CFM. “We look forward to working with them as they continue to grow in the coming years,”

CFM recently completed ground testing of the first LEAP engine, accumulation 310 hours and more than 400 cycles with exceptional results. The first full LEAP-1B engine is currently being built in preparation for the launch of ground testing in mid-2014. The engine is scheduled for certification in 2016 and entry into service on the 737 MAX aircraft in 2017.

The foundation of the LEAP engine is heavily rooted in advanced aerodynamics, environmental, and materials technology development programs. It will provide 15 percent better fuel consumption and an equivalent reduction in CO2 emissions compared to today’s best CFM engine, along with dramatic reductions in engine noise and emissions. All this technology brings with it CFM’s legendary reliability and low maintenance costs.

All of flydubai’s new CFM56-7B engines are the “E” variant, introduced in 2011. The CFM56-7BE-powered Next-Generation 737 enhanced airplane/engine combination is providing a 2 percent improvement in fuel consumption, which, in turn, equates to a 2 percent reduction in carbon emissions. Additionally, the enhanced -7B will provide up to 4 percent lower maintenance costs, depending on the thrust rating.

CFM is used advanced computer codes and three-dimensional design techniques to improve airfoils in the high- and low-pressure turbines for better engine performance. In addition, the company improved engine durability and reduced parts count to achieve lower maintenance costs.

About CFM International
CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between Snecma (Safran) and GE, is the world’s leading supplier of commercial aircraft engines, has delivered more than 25,600 engines to date. The company CFM officially launched the LEAP engine, which is its first all-new centerline engine in nearly 40 years, in 2008. In 2009 COMAC chose the LEAP-1C engine as the sole powerplant for the C919 in 2009; Airbus followed in 2010 when it selected the LEAP-1A engine as an option on the A320neo family; and in 2011, Boeing selected the LEAP-1B as the sole powerplant for its new 737 MAX.

About flydubai
Dubai-based flydubai (flydubai.com) strives to remove barriers to travel and enhance connectivity between different cultures across its ever-expanding network. Since launching its operations in 2009, flydubai has:

Created a network of more than 65 destinations, with 16 new routes announced since January 2013. Opened up 46 new routes that did not previously have direct air links to Dubai or were not served by a UAE national carrier from Dubai. Built up a fleet of 33 aircraft, from its initial order of 50; due to be fulfilled by 2015.
In addition, flydubai’s agility and flexibility as a young airline has enhanced Dubai’s economic development, in line with the Government of Dubai’s vision, by creating trade and tourism flows in previously underserved markets.

Contacts:
Jamie Jewell
T: 513-552-2790 / Mobile: 513-885-2282
E: jamie.jewell[.]ge.com.

Rick Kennedy
T: 513-243-3372 / Mobile: 513-607-0609
E: rick.l.kennedy[.]ge.com.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Aviation/Aerospace Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: Safran Group

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Aviation/Aerospace articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


flydubai Signs Agreement with CFM for Up to 222 Engines

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

CFM International | flydubai
Publisher Contact: Giulia Lecarrié - Snecma.fr 
+33(0)1 69 87 09 29 / +33(0)6 42 40 17 19 giulia.lecarrie[.]snecma.fr
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Safran Group securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Aviation/Aerospace via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From Safran Group / Company Profile


Read Aviation/Aerospace Most Recent Related Newswires:

Mécafi Inaugurates New Plant to Make Guide Vanes for Safran Aircraft Engines
Embraer Delivers its 1,300th E-Jet to Tianjin Airlines
Thales Alenia Space and SENER Begin their Business Alliance in Optical Payloads for Space Missions
Saab and Embraer Inaugurate the Gripen Design and Development Network in Brazil
AMES Launches New Nacelle and Aerostructure Repair, Overhaul Services Capabilities
Leonardo - SW-4 ‘Solo' Rotary Wing Unmanned Air Vehicle and Advanced Airborne Sensors at Unmanned Warrior 2016
Embraer Signs Agreements with United Airlines and Republic Airways
GE Assigned Maintenance Role for Systems on F-35 Aircraft in Australia
Frost & Sullivan Commends Airbus DS Communications for Adding High Value to the NG911 Market with its VESTA® Solution Suite
Thales Alenia Space Completes the Acquisition of RUAG’s Opto-electronics Business Line
Thales to Equip Avionics Systems on China Southern Newest Boeing 737 Fleet
Thales to Equip Avionics Systems on 180 Newest China Eastern Single Aisle Boeing and Airbus
Leonardo Wins Contract in China to Provide Air Traffic Control Radars
Safran's Silvercrest Engine Selected by Cessna to Power its New Citation Hemisphere Large-cabin Business Jet
Leonardo Announces Contract with Airbus for the New A321 Fuselage

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona

Visit  BizJobs.com





 
  ©2016 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)