April 6, 2021 – Helsinki, Finland – GA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”) has received certification from the Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (“DGCA”) to overhaul CFM56-5B/7B and CF6-80C2B engines. DGCA approval opens access to a key MRO market for CFM56-5B/7B engines in growing Southeast Asia and will allow GATES to develop and expand its customer base in Indonesia. GATES has also been granted certification by the FAA (United States), EASA (European Union), TCCA (Canada), CAAC (China), GACA (Saudi Arabia), DGAC (Mexico), ANAC (Argentina), and ECAA (Egypt).
We are very excited about the new opportunities the regionally recognized DGCA certification provides our shop,” commented Russ Shelton, President, Engine Strategy Group, GA Telesis. “We look forward to expanding our world-class engine maintenance solutions to customers in Indonesia while also demonstrating our commitment to being a partner in their success.”
“Over the past several months, we’ve been receiving active inquiries from Indonesian airlines to support their engine maintenance needs,” said Avinash Singh, Director, Business Development, Asia Pacific (“APAC”) for GATES. “We are honored to receive this milestone approval from DGCA, especially amid the Covid 19 pandemic. This certification is a vital cog in GA Telesis’ new Asia Pacific Ecosystem created to serve customers in the fast-growing APAC engine MRO market,” he added.
About GA Telesis
GA Telesis is the leading provider of integrated services in the commercial aviation industry. Through the GA Telesis Ecosystem™, the Company is distinctly positioned, across six continents, to leverage its resources to create innovative solutions for its customers. Consisting of global operations encompassing leasing/financing, component solutions, and MRO Services business units for landing gear, component/composite, and turbine engine repair, as well as digital solutions, the GA Telesis Ecosystem™ provides an unparalleled resource to airlines. The Company’s core business is its mission to ensure “Customer Success,” built from a reputation for unsurpassed excellence and integrity.
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About GA Telesis Engine Services
GA Telesis Engine Services (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 GATES facility is based in Helsinki, Finland, and operates under FAA, EASA, CAAC, TCCA, DGAC, GACA, ANAC, and ECAA approvals for the CFM56-5B, CFM56-7B, and General Electric CF6-80C2 turbine engines. GATES has an integrated test cell capable of up to 100,000 pounds of thrust and can overhaul up to 200 engines per year. GATES Go-Team is also one of the few companies authorized by EASA to perform remote repairs on engines that are installed on aircraft.