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Akasa Air Seals Deal for 300 CFM LEAP Engines to Power Boeing 737 MAX Fleet

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Akasa Air Strengthens Partnership with CFM for Boeing 737 MAX Engine Order

Akasa Air has entered into a significant agreement with CFM International for the purchase of 300 LEAP-1B engines to power the 150 newly ordered Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The deal, announced at Wings India 2024, also includes spare engines and a services contract. The Mumbai-based airline, which commenced operations in August 2022, had previously ordered a total of 76 LEAP-1B-powered 737-8 aircraft. The latest order, comprising 737 MAX 10s and 737 MAX 8-200s, is part of Akasa Air’s plan to become one of the top 30 airlines globally by the end of the decade. The deliveries are expected to be completed by 2032.

Key Points:

  • Akasa Air orders 300 CFM LEAP-1B engines for its newly purchased 150 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.
  • The deal includes spare engines and a services contract.
  • Akasa Air launched operations in August 2022 and had previously ordered 76 LEAP-1B-powered 737-8 aircraft.
  • The order includes both 737 MAX 10s and 737 MAX 8-200s, with deliveries expected to be completed by 2032.
  • Akasa Air aims to become one of the top 30 airlines globally by the end of the decade.
  • CFM International’s footprint in India is expected to grow with more than 400 CFM-powered aircraft in service and 2,500 LEAP engines in the backlog.
  • The LEAP-1B engines offer 15 to 20 percent better fuel efficiency, high reliability, and daily utilization rates in their thrust class.

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