French aerospace firm Safran has confirmed CFM International’s target of handing over 1,100 LEAP engines for Airbus and Boeing narrowbodies in 2018, emphasizing it is gradually bringing delivery delays down to zero. In late February, Safran CEO Philippe Petitcolin referred to a four- to five-week delay. “We had said we would close the gap in deliveries by year-end and the situation is evolving favorably every week,” a spokesperson told ...

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