Tel Aviv-based Arkia Israeli Airlines has selected CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engine to power its four new Airbus A321neos, in an order valued at $112 million at list prices. Arkia originally ordered the aircraft in July 2012 to be configured in a single all-economy class seating 220 passengers, the airline said at the time. Arkia will be the first airline to operate the LEAP engine in Israel, CFM said. The A321neos are slated to be delivered to Arkia beginning in ...

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