Macquarie AirFinance orders 40 CFM LEAP-1A Engines

Paris, 18 Jun 2019

Macquarie Airfinance Group Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Macquarie Group Limited, has finalized an agreement for the purchase of LEAP-1A engines to power its order placed last year for 20 new Airbus A320neo aircraft.

"We are pleased to expand our long working relationship with CFM International by adding A320neos powered by the LEAP-1A to our portfolio of A320ceos equipped with the CFM56-5B,” said John Willingham, Chief Executive Officer of Macquarie AirFinance. We look forward to bringing to our customers the range and fuel efficiency benefits of these advanced technology engines.”

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Macquarie Group Limited (Macquarie) is a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management and finance, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity and commodities. Founded in 1969, Macquarie employs over 15,700 people globally. At 31 March 2019, Macquarie had assets under management of $A551.3 billion. For further information, visit

About Macquarie AirFinance

Macquarie AirFinance is a global aircraft leasing company providing aircraft and capital to the world’s commercial airlines. Established in 2006, the company currently owns, or has commitments and options for, 265 jet aircraft leased to 88 operators in almost 50 countries. 

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