Alaska Airlines and CFM International have signed a nine-year Rate Per Flight Hour (RPFH) maintenance agreement to support 128 CFM56-7B engines that power the airline’s s fleet of Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft..CFM said in a press release.
The deal valued at nearly $500 million U.S. at list price.
Based on the agreement, CFM will provide complete engine maintenance and support, including providing lease engines, transportation, and material services.
Alaska Airlines was the launch customer for the CFM56-7B powerplant for the Boeing Next-Generation 737-900 aircraft. Today, the airline operates a CFM-powered fleet of nearly 220 Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 aircraft.