Malaysia Airlines signs deal for LEAP engines
Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) said it has finalised its order with CFM International for LEAP-1B engines to power 25 firm Boeing 737 MAX aircraft scheduled to begin delivery in 2019. The order is valued at more than US$630 million at list prices. The airplane order was announced in late July.
Malaysia Airlines also has purchase rights for 25 additional LEAP-1B-powered Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The airline currently has a fleet of 54 CFM56-7B-powered Boeing 737-800 aircraft.