The CFM LEAP 1-B engine, powering the Boeing 737 MAX, will have the number of deliveries over the next 10 years, according to Aviation Week data. Forecast figures estimate that 2,052 engines will enter the Chinese market during that period. Major orders include China Development Bank (78), China Southern Airlines (50) and Donghai Airlines (25).
CFM LEAP-1A (1,702)
The Airbus A320neo option has the second highest number of anticipated deliveries over the next 10 years. Aviation Week estimates this will stand at 1,702 units from now until 2027. Prominent orders for the LEAP-powered A320neo include a commitment for 74 aircraft from China Southern Airlines.
GE Aviation GEnx (320)
GE Aviation's GEnx for the Boeing 787 and 747-8 has an estimated 320 engine units entering China over the next 10 years. A recent order came from Juneyao Airlines, which committed to GEnx-1B engines to power its 10 Boeing 787-9 aircraft. In an order valued at $1.4 billion, Juneyao opted for a 15-year TrueChoice overhaul agreement for the engines.
The CFM56-7 continues to show market longevity having been in-service for more than 20 years. This will continue over the next decade in China with 248 expected to be delivered to operators.
Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM (212)
Pratt & Whitney's PW1100G-JM engine entered the Chinese fleet in the past year. China Southern Airlines was the first airline to receive a Pratt-powered A321neo in March this year from Irish lessor AerCap.