Airlines are opting for more long-term agreements to maintain their CFM International Leap engines compared to CFM56 models, but the venerable CFM56s will continue to drive the engine maker's aftermarket revenues for years to come, with peak annual shop visits expected to occur around 2025, Safran says. "This is really a market shift, an increased demand from customers for long-term services contracts providing maintenance-cost predictability," says Francios Planaud, Safran Aircraft Engines ...


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