Jet2 selects engine for expanded A320neo order

UK leisure carrier Jet2 has today announced that it has selected the CFM International LEAP-1A engine to power its further order for 71 new Airbus A320/21neo aircraft.

The agreement includes spare engines and a long-term services support agreement, with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2028.

The airline has been a CFM customer since 2002 and today’s announcement further extends the relationship between the two companies.

“We are delighted to further develop our 20-year partnership with CFM, which has supported our continuous success and growth since the beginning”, said Philip Meeson, executive chairman of Jet2 plc. “The introduction of the fuel-efficient LEAP engine in our fleet, combined with our major investment in UK SAF production facilities, will help make our operations more sustainable and provide the best customer experience.”

Jet2 has been a customer of CFM's since 2002.
Jet2 has been a customer of CFM's since 2002. Jet2

“Jet2’s renewed trust in our products and teams is a real honour that commits us to keep providing them with the best CFM standards in terms of utilisation and support,” said Gaël Meheust, president and CEO of CFM International. “We share with Jet2 the same ambition to invest in technologies which will make air transport even more sustainable in the coming years.”

The airline introduced its first A321neo into service last month. G-SUNB (c/n 11379) is the first of a 98-aircraft order to be delivered to the operator, with a mix of A320 and A321 neos on the books, and comes with an option to extend to 146 aircraft.