Press Releases

GA Telesis Engine Services Secures Major CFM56-7B Engine MRO Contract with Thailand’s LCC Nok Airlines

Author: gatelesis

May 23, 2024  – GA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”), a leader in aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) industry, is pleased to announce the signing of a substantial CFM56-7B MRO contract with Nok Airlines, an LCC airline based in Thailand. This contract marks a significant milestone in GATES’ expansion into the Southeast Asian market.

Under the terms of this agreement, GATES will perform multiple CFM56-7B performance restoration engine shop visits for Nok Airlines. The contract will commence with the first two engines being inducted during the summer of 2024.

“Nok Airlines’ decision to partner with GATES for their engine maintenance needs underscores our commitment to delivering exceptional service and technical expertise,” said Avinash Singh, VP Sales – Asia & Middle East of GA Telesis Engine Services. “This contract not only strengthens our presence in Thailand but also reflects our growing footprint in Southeast Asia, a key growth market for us.”

Nok Airlines, is a Thailand based LCC known for its reliable service and extensive network, will benefit from GATES’ industry-leading MRO capabilities, ensuring optimal performance and extended service life for their CFM56-7B engines.

“We are excited to work with GATES, whose reputation for quality and reliability aligns with our own standards,” said Wutthiphum Jurangkool CEO of Nok Airlines. “Their expertise in engine restoration and maintenance will be invaluable as we continue to provide top-tier service to our passengers.”

GATES continues to expand its global reach, offering comprehensive MRO solutions to airlines and operators worldwide. With this new contract, GATES is well-positioned to support the growing aviation market in Southeast Asia.

About GA Telesis 

GA Telesis, a global leader in aerospace solutions, is renowned for its unmatched excellence in aftermarket services and lifecycle management. The GA Telesis Ecosystem™ is a vast global network spanning 54 locations in 30 countries on six continents. The company’s integrated solutions include parts and distribution services, logistics solutions, inventory management, leasing and financing, engine overhaul, and MRO services.

GA Telesis is committed to sustainability through innovative sustainability initiatives and advanced technologies, including digital transformation, and using advanced materials. The company’s aerospace systems and connected aircraft technologies drive efficiency and performance, while its MRO network and 24/7 AOG support provide unparalleled reliability.

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 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.

For further information, please contact Rylan France at