Republic Airways Finalizes LEAP-1A Engine Order, Signs Long-Term Service Agreement
- Agreements valued at nearly $6 billion US
Under the terms of the comprehensive services and support agreement, which is valued at approximately $3.9 billion over its 18-year term, CFM will guarantee engine maintenance costs on a dollar per engine flight hour basis.
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"We believe that the LEAP-1A will be a great engine and a great asset in our operations," said Bryan Bedford, chairman, president, and CEO of Republic Airways. "The addition of this long-term support agreement adds another level of both convenience and predictability that will let us focus our attention on long-term profitable growth."
"We excited to enter into this new partnership with Republic Airways," said Jean-Paul Ebanga, president and CEO of CFM International. "We are honored by the level of trust they have put in our products. Our futures are inextricably linked, and we wouldn't have it any other way."
Source : CFM International