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Turkish Airlines signs long-term support agreement For CFM LEAP-1B engines

Posted 21 June 2017 · Add Comment

Turkish Airlines has concluded a 15-year Rate Per Flight Hour (RPFH) maintenance agreement with CFM International to support the LEAP-1B engines that will power the airline' new fleet of 75 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft scheduled for delivery between 2018 and 2023. The agreement covers a total of 150 engines.

Rate per Flight Hour agreements are part of CFM’s portfolio of flexible aftermarket support offerings.  Throughout the term of the agreement, CFM guarantees maintenance costs for the all Turkish Airlines’ LEAP-1B engines on a dollar per engine flight hour basis.

Turkish Airlines, currently operates CFM-powered Airbus and Boeing aircraft, the Next-Generation 737 and Airbus A320 and long-range, four-engine Airbus Industrie A340 aircraft.  These airplanes represent more than half of the airlines total fleet.

“We have formed a very strong working relationship with Turkish Airlines over the nearly three decades they have been a customer,” said Gaël Méheust, president and CEO of CFM International.  “We appreciate the high level of confidence this agreement shows in CFM and in our ability to support their operations over the long term.”

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