Flight Hour Agreement
Under the terms of the agreement, CFM guarantees maintenance costs in dollars per hour of engine flight. This agreement complements a previous order for LEAP-1A engines placed in 2017 by China Eastern for the propulsion of 70 A320neo aircraft. The airline currently operates 41 LEAP-Powered A320neo from this lot. Qihong Liu, Chairman of Zhejiang Loong Air. “We are honored to build on our already strong relationship with Loong Air,” said Gaël Méheust, President and CEO of CFM International. “Loong Air has opted for CFM engines since its inception. The fleet currently in service is powered 100% by CFM engines. Today`s maintenance contract will help preserve the long-term value of its engines.