PUTRAJAYA – Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) has confirmed its order of Leap-1B engines to power 25 of its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.
The order was signed between MAB Group managing director and CEO Peter Bellew and CFM International Asia Pacific sales general manager Chris Drewer. The signing was witnessed by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, International Trade and
Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, MAB chairman Tan Sri Nor Mohd Yusof and chairman and CEO of Genera Electric (GE), parent company of CFM, Jeff Immelt. The order is valued at more than US$630 million (RM2.6 billion) at list price and delivery is scheduled for 2020. – Sundaily