October 23, 2018 – Helsinki, Finland – GA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”) has achieved Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics Certification in Mexico (“DGAC”). DGAC approval provides GATES with access to a major MRO market for CFM56 engines and will allow the company to develop and expand its customer base in the region. GATES has previously been approved by the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA), European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and General Authority of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia (GACA).
“We are very excited about the new opportunities that the recognized DGAC certification provides to GATES,” commented Jukka Laurila, President of GATES. “We look forward to broadening our world-class engine maintenance solutions to customers in Mexico, while also demonstrating our commitment to being a partner in the success of airlines operating there.”
About GA Telesis Engine Services
GA Telesis Engine Services (GATES) is a wholly owned, full-service engine overhaul and repair station based in Helsinki, Finland operating under FAA, EASA, CAAC, TCCA, DGAC and GACA approval. The facility is conveniently located on the Helsinki International Airport property in Vantaa, Finland. GATES is a fully integrated subsidiary of GA Telesis offering customers a seamless engine solution that combines high-quality repair and overhaul services as well as world-class supply chain services. The facility operates out of a 180,000 square foot (~18,000 square meters) building that also houses an integrated engine test cell capable of producing 100,000 lbs. of thrust, and hi-tech back-shop capabilities. The company has the capability to provide repair and overhaul services for the CFM56-5B, CFM56-7B models and all the CF6-80C2 engine variants.
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