20-Jun-2017 8:29 AM
IAG places order for 110 CFM LEAP-1A engines
- 35 aircraft for British Airways and 20 aircraft for Iberia;
- Agreement includes spare engines and long-term support;
- Scheduled to begin delivery in 2018, the aircraft form part of orders announced by IAG between 2014 and 2015;
- RPFH agreement guarantees maintenance costs for a dollar per flight hour basis over the life of the agreement.
Iberia has been an exclusive CFM operator on its single-aisle fleet for over 30 years and British Airways has operated CFM56-3 powered Boeing 737 aircraft and currently operates two CFM56-5B powered A319 aircraft. [more - original PR]