SpiceJet places LEAP-1B engine order; will power 42 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Indian low cost carrier SpiceJet today announced the purchase 42 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft powered by CFM International's LEAP-1B engines. The engine order is valued at $1.1 billion U.S. at list price.

“We are pleased that SpiceJet has continued to place its trust in CFM,” said Gaël Meheust, vice president of Sales for CFM International. “We have built a great relationship with this airline over the years and really look forward to introducing the LEAP engine into their fleet."

SpiceJet, a long-time CFM customer, currently operates a fleet of more than 40 CFM56-7B-powered Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 and 737-900ER aircraft.

Source: CFM International
Date: Mar 13, 2014