Two regional aviation companies — Evendale’s GE Aviation and CFM International, its West Chester-based joint venture Safran Aircraft Engines — received more than $22 billion in orders from the 2018 Farnborough Air Show last week.
The orders were for jet engines, services, avionics and digital offerings at the 2018 Farnborough Air Show in London.
Engine orders and commitments included more than 850 LEAP and CFM56 engines, 250 CF34 engines, close to 100 GE90-115B engines and almost 50 GEnx engines, the companies said in a joint release.
Among the orders:
Air Lease Corp. chose CFM International’s LEAP-1A engine to power 34 previously announced Airbus A321neo aircraft and finalized an order for 85 LEAP-1B powered Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The order is valued at more than $3.3 billion list price.
Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicHolding, signed a “letter of intent” for 29 GE90-115B-powered Boeing 777 Freighters and five GEnx-2B-powered Boeing 747-8 Freighters. The engine order is valued at more than $2.5 billion, the companies said.
GE Aviation and Teradata — a data analytics company moving from Miami Twp. to San Diego — announced that GE Aviation will become the exclusive provider of Teradata products and services for commercial aviation markets, providing what GE Aviation called “the world’s biggest airlines with a single, comprehensive framework that combines high-performance analytics in the cloud from Teradata with edge-connectivity services from GE Aviation.”
Aeromexico signed a 12-year $2.3 billion agreement with CFM Services to support a minimum of 128 LEAP-1B engines that power its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 airplanes.
And late last week, Aviation Capital Group LLC announced an order for LEAP-1B engines to power 20 additional Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and LEAP-1A engines to power 10 firm Airbus A320neo family aircraft, a $800 million order.
“It has been a great year so far for CFM,” Gaël Méheust, president and chief executive of CFM, said in a release. “We just delivered the 1,000th LEAP engine, the fleet has logged more than 1.5 million flight hours, and we have the highest daily utilization in this thrust class.”