Aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital ordered 40 CFM International Leap-1A engines to power 20 additional Airbus A320neos.

CFM values the engine order at $588 million. Dublin-based SMBC Aviation Capital has more than 350 aircraft powered by CFM56 or Leap engines in service or on order.

"This engine is delivering everything CFM promised and has become a valuable asset," states SMBC Aviation Capital chief executive Peter Barrett.

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