USM Evolution During a Growing Part-Out Fleet  2021 and Beyond / by Alex Tuttle

USM Evolution During a Growing Part-Out Fleet 2021 and Beyond / by Alex Tuttle

A key aspect of selling USM (Used Serviceable Material) starts with the price point.  Some would say that it’s everything, but those who look deeper know that it’s not.  Because of the lack of perfect information, the simple task of determining a price based on supply and demand is never easy.  That job just became infinitely more difficult with the COVID-19 downturn.  An unimaginable number of aircraft are currently parked, creating myriad aircraft and engine… Read more

An Engine MRO After COVID-19 — A Whole New Ballgame

An Engine MRO After COVID-19 — A Whole New Ballgame

The COVID era is about six months old now, and we’ve seen different national and regional approaches to the global health crisis. Even those who initially thought we were dealing with just another flu, learned that COVID-19 will be far worse. The only certainty at this point is the uncertainty as to how and when this will end. One thing we do know is that in addition to the enormous human distress, COVID-19 will have… Read more

Finding the COVID-19 Silver Linings / by Taylor Oakley & Tyla Martin

Finding the COVID-19 Silver Linings / by Taylor Oakley & Tyla Martin

Hello GA Telesis friends and family! It’s Taylor and Tyla here with your much-needed dose of positivity. In this blog, we will be highlighting how we’ve been able to find silver linings throughout this pandemic. We also reached out to some colleagues to see how they’ve been managing. If you had told us we would be living a completely different lifestyle four months ago, we would’ve never believed you. Four months ago, we were up… Read more

The Value of Lean by Ben Macre

The Value of Lean by Ben Macre

To ensure our customers’ success, GA Telesis strives to offer the best value in engine and airframe component repair across our ecosystem.   One of the strategies we use in the MRO Services division is the implementation of Lean practices. The American Society for Quality (ASQ) defines Lean as a set of management practices to improve efficiency and effectiveness by eliminating waste. The core principle of Lean is to reduce and eliminate non-value-added activities and waste.… Read more

Aircraft Finance in a Post-Covid World – What Does the Future Hold for Aircraft Leasing & Finance? / by Marc Cho

Aircraft Finance in a Post-Covid World – What Does the Future Hold for Aircraft Leasing & Finance? / by Marc Cho

After several years of substantial and often aggressive capital entering the aircraft finance and leasing market, many wonder what the aircraft finance market will look like in a post-Covid world? The bond market for new aircraft Asset-Backed Securitization (ABS) deals is closed for 2020, and many agree it will be closed for 2021.  To gain some perspective for the size of the vacuum that will create: there have been over 40 commercial aircraft ABS transactions… Read more

Employee Empowerment and Involvement / by Kevin Daugherty

Employee Empowerment and Involvement / by Kevin Daugherty

Aviation is one of the most dynamic and fast-paced industries in the world.  Whether it is passengers or cargo, we are tasked to deliver on time, every time.  To achieve these goals and grow into an industry leader, it takes a lot of work, a little luck, and, most importantly, a team that shares and values the company ethos.  When we all strive towards the same goal, we don’t have to push people to succeed;… Read more

Tarmac Solutions Group – Your Future Tooling and GSE Partner / By Jason Reed

Tarmac Solutions Group – Your Future Tooling and GSE Partner / By Jason Reed

When most people look at aviation, they focus on the plane, the engines, parts, repairs, and overhaul.  But have you ever stopped to look out the window of your flight and notice all the equipment sitting on the tarmac?  Tugs, trucks, baggage carts, baggage loaders, deicing equipment, etc.  And what about all the maintenance performed on the aircraft?  It’s not just wrenches and screwdrivers in the aviation world; it’s a wide variety of bootstraps, jacks,… Read more

Moving and Shaking the Industry through Engineering / by Fabian Robinson

Moving and Shaking the Industry through Engineering / by Fabian Robinson

As the world continues to reshape itself while combating COVID-19, everyone is looking to distinguish between the optimistic and pessimistic scenarios for the solution to recovering our industry after this pandemic. One thing that connects both viewpoints is that everyone is anxious to restore their sense of equilibrium and normalcy; for the GA Telesis family, we believe that the safest, swiftest, and most effortless ways of achieving this is through Engineering. Engineering makes an important… Read more

The Art of Airline Relationship Management / by Mauro Francazi

The Art of Airline Relationship Management / by Mauro Francazi

Airlines are vital partners of ours and an essential portion of the GA Telesis Ecosystem™.  Therefore, building and maintaining a robust, healthy, and productive relationship with them is paramount. The importance of how GA Telesis builds and maintains relationships with our partners is not merely a competence. It is an “art” deeply ingrained in the culture of our company. As the aviation industry struggles with the Covid-19 pandemic, the majority of airlines are facing this… Read more

Securing a Supplier Base for Maximum Efficiency / by Jason Reed

Securing a Supplier Base for Maximum Efficiency / by Jason Reed

Much of the spotlight in our industry is geared towards the airline community since they are front and center to the daily traveling passenger. A significant factor in the success of the global airline community is the technology of the components on board, the entire supply chain distribution channel, and the maintenance facilities that support the airlines.  There are thousands of companies around the world that perform parts distribution and MRO services, so it’s understandably… Read more