Engine Services

HALO Finances Crestone & Atalaya’s Acquisition and Lease Back of Two Midlife Airbus A320s

HALO Finances Crestone & Atalaya’s Acquisition and Lease Back of Two Midlife Airbus A320s

May 9, 2024 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Tokyo, Japan – HALO AirFinance (“HALO”), a joint venture between GA Telesis (“GAT”) and Tokyo Century Corporation (“TC”) closed a financing for a Crestone Air Partners (“Crestone”)–Atalaya Capital Management (“Atalaya”) investment vehicle to acquire two on-lease Airbus A320-200 aircraft that will be managed by Crestone. “We are thrilled to support experienced and savvy investors like Crestone and Atalaya” commented Marc Cho, Co-Head and Managing Director of HALO. “This transaction demonstrates HALO’s continued… Read more

Fuel System Expansion Leads to Record Performance at GA Telesis Component Repair Group

Fuel System Expansion Leads to Record Performance at GA Telesis Component Repair Group

April 25, 2024 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – GA Telesis (“GAT”), the pioneering leader in integrated aviation services, proudly announces record-breaking results from its expansion into the fuel system at its MRO Services Component Repair Group (“Company”). Initiated in 2021 to meet customer demands, this venture into fuel products has consistently delivered outstanding outcomes, with revenue for this segment doubling annually. This year’s first quarter stands as the Company’s most successful ever, with the fuel… Read more

GA Telesis Announces the Second 737-800 Freighter Leased to Kenya Airways

GA Telesis Announces the Second 737-800 Freighter Leased to Kenya Airways

April 24, 2024 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – GA Telesis, LLC (“GAT”) the pioneering leader in integrated aviation services, announces the second of two deliveries of Boeing 737-800SF freighters to Kenya Airways. The aircraft is part of the GA Telesis owned fleet and was delivered to Kenya Airways as part of a two aircraft transaction. GA Telesis’ Leasing, Investment, Financing & Trading (“LIFT”) Group continues its growth trajectory, acquiring high-quality assets, investing in maintenance, and… Read more

GA Telesis Engine Services Appoints Mikael Draoui to Sales Director of Middle East & North Africa Region

GA Telesis Engine Services Appoints Mikael Draoui to Sales Director of Middle East & North Africa Region

April 8, 2024 – Helsinki, Finland – GA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”) announced today that Mikael Draoui has been appointed as Sales Director of Middle East & North Africa region. Draoui’s successful track record in this region, deep understanding of aviation after-market, and passion for growth makes him the ideal leader to spearhead GATES’s growth initiatives in these important strategic markets. Mikael comes with over 15 years of experience in sales, project management, and commercial… Read more

GA Telesis Engine Services Continues APAC Expansion, Achieves CAAP Certification and Wins Engine MRO Contract in the Philippines

GA Telesis Engine Services Continues APAC Expansion, Achieves CAAP Certification and Wins Engine MRO Contract in the Philippines

April 27, 2023 – Helsinki, Finland – GA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”), a leading provider of commercial aircraft engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul (“MRO”) services, announces it has secured a new CFM56-5B MRO contract with a leading airline in the Philippines, namely Philippines AirAsia. The work will be carried out at GATES’ state-of-the-art facility in Helsinki, Finland, using the SPAH facility to ensure optimal engine performance and reliability. Philippines AirAsia is a low-cost airline based… Read more

GA Telesis Engine Services with Another Big Win – Signs Major CFM56-7B Engine Maintenance Contract with Lion Air Group

GA Telesis Engine Services with Another Big Win – Signs Major CFM56-7B Engine Maintenance Contract with Lion Air Group

September 20, 2022 – Helsinki, Finland – GA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”), a global jet engine maintenance provider offering customized engine overhaul services, and Lion Air have entered into a long-term engine maintenance contract.  Lion Air, the largest airline in Indonesia & second largest low-cost airline in Southeast Asia, signed the agreement covering the airline’s Boeing 737NG fleet. This strategic win for GATES covers maintenance, repair, and overhaul of CFM56-7B engines across Lion Air Group… Read more

GA Telesis Engine Services Jet Engine Mechanic Traineeship Program

GA Telesis Engine Services Jet Engine Mechanic Traineeship Program

September 13, 2022 – Helsinki, Finland – GA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”), a global jet engine maintenance provider offering customized engine overhaul services, welcomed its seventh cohort into the Jet Engine Traineeship Program. The GA Telesis Engine Services Traineeship Program is a paid, six-month program that lets you acquire the knowledge and skills needed to work on jet engines that are overhauled and maintained by GATES. The Traineeship curriculum consists of two weeks of classroom… Read more

GA Telesis Engine Services Receives Approval from Argentinian and Egyptian Aviation Authorities to Overhaul CFM56-5B/7B and CF6-80C2B Engines

GA Telesis Engine Services Receives Approval from Argentinian and Egyptian Aviation Authorities to Overhaul CFM56-5B/7B and CF6-80C2B Engines

September 1, 2020 – Helsinki, Finland – GA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”) has received certification from the Administración Nacional de Aviación Civil in Argentina (ANAC) and the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA). These approvals provide GATES with access to major MRO markets for CFM56-5B/7B and CF6-80C2B engines. They will allow the company to develop and expand its customer base in both South America and Northern Africa.  GATES has previously been approved by the Federal Aviation Authority… Read more

GA Telesis, Tokyo Century Corporation and All Nippon Airways Trading Company form Gateway Engine Leasing JV to Focus on Global Long-Term Jet Engine Leasing Demand

GA Telesis, Tokyo Century Corporation and All Nippon Airways Trading Company form Gateway Engine Leasing JV to Focus on Global Long-Term Jet Engine Leasing Demand

December 17, 2018 – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida GA Telesis, LLC (“GA Telesis” or “the Company”) announced that together with its shareholders Tokyo Century Corporation (“Tokyo Century”) and ANA Trading Corp., U.S.A, a subsidiary of All Nippon Airways Trading Company (“ANATC”) have formed Gateway Engine Leasing, LLC (“Gateway”) to capitalize on the rising demand from airlines worldwide for long-term jet engine leases. Initially headquartered out of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Gateway has plans to rapidly expand to… Read more

GA Telesis Engine Services Achieves Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics Certification in Mexico

GA Telesis Engine Services Achieves Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics Certification in Mexico

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… Read more