CFM Concludes $9.1 Bn US Agreements During French State Visit to China

Represents orders and support for 500 engines

In conjunction with French President Emmanuel Macron's state visit to China earlier this week, CFM International concluded agreements and Memorandums of Understanding for new engine orders and long-term support agreements covering nearly 500 CFM engines.  The total value of the agreements is $9.1 billion U.S. at list price.

The agreements include:

  • Spring Airline:  $2.9 billion covering installed and engines supported by a long-term Rate Per Flight Hour agreement.
  • Hainan Airlines:  $4.2 billion MoU covering new and spare engines and a long-term support agreements.
  • Xiamen Airlines: 2.05 billion MoU covering installed and spare engines, along with a long-term Time and Materials support agreement.

Philippe Petitcolin, Chief Executive Officer of CFM parent company Safran, signing on behalf of CFM, said: "Our relationship with Chinese aviation industry goes back more than 30 years, not only as a customer base but a very important supplier base.  These new agreements strengthen our commitment to China and solidifies our relationships with our customers there, providing a strong foundation for even more cooperation in the future."

Source: Safran S.A. (Paris: SAF.PA)
Date: Jan 12, 2018