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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 21 July 2016
Maiden Flight: 9 October 2014
Total Production: 5,031
Unitary Cost: USD$12 million
Also Known As: LEAP-1A26E1 and LEAP-X1A
Origin: France and United States of America
Corporations: CFM International*, GE Aviation and Snecma   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: LEAP-X
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 21 July 2016
Maiden Flight: 9 October 2014
Total Production: 15,321
Family Members: LEAP-1B and LEAP-1C
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Description: The CFM International LEAP-X is an entirely new baseline turbofan engine intended to power future replacements for current narrow-body aircraft such as Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s. The new engine leverages the technologies developed under CFM-funded LEAP56 technology acquisition program which started in 2005. CFM International plans to get the first engine demonstrator running by 2012 and achieve engine certification by 2016. The LEAP-X will reduce fuel burn by up to 16 percent compared to current CFM56 Tech Insertion engines.

The new engine's core will feature eight-stage compressor and single-stage turbine. LEAP-X will incorporate three-dimensional, woven resin transfer molding (3-DW RTM) technology that dramatically reduces engine weight while providing a more durable blade as well as Titanium-Aluminide (Ti-Aluminide) lightweight alloy. The 3-DW RTM technology is expected to reduce the engine weight by 400 pounds and the composite fan blade count by 25 percent.

On December 1, 2010, Airbus launched the A320neo aircraft family with two engine options which included the LEAP-X engine. The Airbus variant of the LEAP-X engine is called LEAP-X1A, now LEAP-1A.

LEAP-1A Applications

Airliners Airbus A319neo Airbus A320neo Airbus A321LR Airbus A321neo Airbus A321XLR

LEAP-1A News

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13 Jul 2008 and 19 Jun 2019
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Wednesday, June 19, 2019CDB Aviation Selects CFM LEAP-1A Engine to Power 45 A320neos
ALAFCO Expands LEAP-1A Fleet
Tuesday, June 18, 2019Avolon Selects CFM LEAP-1A Engine to Power 70 A320neos
Monday, June 17, 2019Peach Aviation Selects LEAP-1A Engine
IndiGo Selects CFM LEAP-1A Engine to Power 260 A320neos
Monday, April 1, 2019Viva Air Selects CFM LEAP-1A and CFM56-5B Engines to Power 50 Airbus A320s
Friday, December 21, 2018Airbus A319neo with LEAP-1A Engine Wins FAA and EASA Type Certification
Tuesday, December 18, 2018Goshawk Aviation Selects LEAP-1A Engine to Power New A320NEO Aircraft
Tuesday, November 20, 2018easyJet Places Order for 17 Additional Airbus A320neo Jetliners
Monday, October 1, 2018Lufthansa Places Order for 24 Airbus A320neos and Three A321neos

Operators & Related Equipment

Aircraft ordered by Qantas Group to power 78 A320 neo jetliners (156 engines)
Engines powering Gulf Air fleet of 29 A320neos (58 engines)
Engines powering Drukair fleet of 1 A320neo (2 engines)
Engines powering Azul Linhas Aereas fleet of 35 A320neos (70 engines)
Brunei Darussalam14
Engines powering Royal Brunei Airlines fleet of 7 A320neos (14 engines)
Engines powering Loong Airlines fleet of 9 A320neos (18 engines); China Eastern Airlines fleet of 70 A320neos (140 engines); China Southern Airlines fleet of 50 A320neos (100 engines); CDB Aviation fleet of 45 A320neos (90 engines)
Engines powering AviancaTaca fleet of 33 A320neos (66 engines)
Engines powering EgyptAir fleet of 15 leased A320neos (30 engines)
Engines powering Lufthansa fleet of 15 A320neos and 25 A321neos (80 engines); K5 fleet of 1 A319neo (2 engines)
Engines powering Vistara fleet of 13 A320neos (26 engines); Indigo fleet of 280 A320neos (560 engines)
Engines powering Garuda Indonesia fleet of 10 A320neos (20 engines); Lion Air fleet of 174 A320neos (348 engines); Citilink fleet of 25 A320neos (50 engines)
Engines powering Avolon fleet of 90 A320neos (180 engines); Goshawk fleet of 12 A320neos (24 engines)
Engines powering SMBC Aviation Capital fleet of 30 A320neos (60 engines); Peach Aviation fleet of 10 A320neos (20 engines)
Engines powering ALAFCO fleet of 65 A320neos (130 engines)
Engines powering AirAsia fleet of 364 A320neo aircraft (728 engines)
Engines powering Interjet fleet of 40 A320neos (80 engines)
Engines powering Viva Air fleet of 35 A320neos (70 engines)
Engines ordered by TAP Portugal to power A320neo and A321neo (83)
Engines powering VEB Leasing fleet of 20 A320neo/A321neo (40 engines)
Engines powering BOC Aviation fleet of 10 A320neos (20 engines)
South Korea50
Engines powering Asiana fleet of 25 A321neos (50 engines)
Engines powering SAS' fleet of 30 A320neo aircraft (60 engines)
Engines powering Comlux fleet of 3 ACJ320neo (6 engines)
Engines powering Syphax Airlines fleet of three A320neos (6 engines)
Engines powering Pegasus Airlines fleet of 75 A320neo/A321neo (150 engines)
United Arab Emirates52
Engines powering Etihad Airways fleet of 26 A321neo (52 engines)
United Kingdom294
Engines powering easyJet fleet of 147 A320neos (294 engines)
United States of America1,148
Engines ordered by Virgin America to power 20 A320neo (60 engines); GECAS to power 220 A320neo (440 engines); ILFC to power 60 A320neo (120 engines); CIT Group to power 15 A320neo (30 engines); Republic Airways fleet of 60 A320neo and 20 A319neo aircraft (172 engines); Aviation Capital Group 18 A320neo (36 engines); American Airlines fleet of 100 A320neos (200 engines); Air Lease Corporation 45 A320neos (90 engines)

Grand Total 5,03128
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