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IndiGo places $20-bn engine order for future fleet of 280 Airbus aircraft

IndiGo has been a CFM customer since 2016 and currently operates a fleet of 17 A320ceo aircraft powered by CFM56-5B engines

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

IndiGo

Budget carrier Monday announced that it has placed a $20-billion order for LEAP-1A engines with US-based CFM International to power its future fleet of 280 narrow body

Calling it the "largest ever single engine order in history", the said that "delivery of the first LEAP-1A-powered A320neo is scheduled in 2020."

has been a CFM customer since 2016 and currently operates a fleet of 17 A320ceo powered by CFM56-5B engines.

"We are pleased to partner with CFM for our next batch of A320neo and A321neo aircraft," said Riyaz Peermohamed, Chief Acquisition and Financing Officer of

IndiGo has a fleet of over 230 aircraft. Out of these 230, the said that 215 aircraft belong to "A320/321 family".

First Published: Mon, June 17 2019. 18:40 IST
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