April 14th, 2015 – Helsinki, Finland – GA Telesis Engine Services Ltd (“GATES”) has exceeded its production and performance goals for the first quarter of 2015, having one of its most active quarters since opening. GATES produced eight engines and inducted eight more since January. In addition the company completed a CFM56-5B performance workscope in an industry leading turnaround time of 47 days. GATES also added two new customers to its customer list last quarter, providing additional opportunities for increasing its 2015 production.
Basil Papayoti, President and Director of GA Telesis Engine Services, commented on GATES’ productivity milestone: “GATES is experiencing quarter-on-quarter capacity growth without compromising its commitment to Customer Success. We are committed to exceeding our customers’ expectations, while also maintaining this pace and further increasing our production rates throughout the rest of the year.”
Since launching in January, GATES On-wing (“GO”) Team, the company’s mobile response technical unit, has also exceeded its goals for first quarter of 2015, performing field work for Blue1 in Helsinki as well as providing on-wing support for SmartLynx in Tallinn, Estonia. Thorir Kristinsson, VP of Technical at SmartLynx stated that “GO Team provided us with prompt and efficient on-wing technical service when we needed it. They deployed their team within two hours of our request and resolved our technical engine issue on the same day.”
GA Telesis Engine Services Ltd (GATES) is a full service engine overhaul and repair station based in Helsinki, Finland operating under FAA and EASA approval. The facility is conveniently located on the Helsinki International Airport property in Vantaa, Finland which is a natural gateway and platform into the local Russian and Eastern European market. GATES provides comprehensive commercial engine services including repair and overhaul services for the General Electric, CFM International and Pratt & Whitney engines with the capacity to overhaul up to 200 engines per year. GATES is a wholly owned subsidiary of GA Telesis, LLC.
About GA Telesis
GA Telesis is a worldwide leader in providing support services to the commercial aerospace industry. With financial, supply-chain, component and heavy jet engine MRO businesses spanning the globe, GA Telesis is recognized as a pioneering leader in solutions-based services in its sector. As an innovator, GA Telesis is one of the few independent companies in the world capable of providing a total-support-solution to their customers from their front door with several fully integrated operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. GA Telesis also provides leasing and asset management services and maintains an extensive portfolio of leased assets exceeding $1 billion in value.
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