HELSINKI, Finland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. September 2022–
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 agreement. Lion Air, the largest airline in Indonesia and the second largest low-cost airline in Southeast Asia, signed the agreement for the airline’s Boeing 737NG fleet. This strategic win for GATES includes maintenance, repair and overhaul of CFM56-7B engines at Lion Air Group airlines (including Batik Malaysia and Thai Lion Air). It also includes leased engine support, LLP management and logistics. The first engine maintenance event will be included in a GATES maintenance period in early October 2022.
Lion Air now has a large majority of the domestic market share after the pandemic and continues to expand its capacity to meet the rising passenger travel. “Lion Air is delighted to select GATES as our engine maintenance partner at such a crucial time when we need world-class support to drive the next phase of our growth. GATES impressed us with exceptional, intelligent solutions to maximize engine uptime and reduce maintenance costs. Additionally, their deep understanding of our critical pain points and ability to exceed expectations sets them apart from the competition!” said Dennis Kirana, Vice President of Engineering Lion Air.
“Being selected by one of the region’s largest low-cost carriers gives us the opportunity to combine best-in-class engine MRO services via GATES and harness the combined strength of GA Telesis by delivering innovative, integrated solutions across the entire… Offer spectrum of customer requirements,” says Avinash Singh, Senior Director – Sales & Business Development, GATES – APAC. “This win also opens up deals with the group’s Thai and Malaysian subsidiaries and heralds a new era of growth for GATES in APAC, and we can’t wait to get started!” added Avinash.
“This is a tremendous win for GATES and adds significantly to our expansion plans in APAC. There was no better airline to partner with for this trip!” added Russ Shelton, President, GA Telesis Engine Services
About GA Telesis
GA Telesis is the leading provider of integrated services to the commercial aviation industry. Through the GA Telesis Ecosystem™, the company is uniquely positioned across six continents to leverage its resources to create innovative solutions for its customers. The GA Telesis Ecosystem™ consists of global operations spanning the business areas of component solutions, leasing/financing, logistics solutions and MRO services for landing gear, component/composite and turbine engine repair, as well as digital solutions, and offers airlines an unparalleled resource. The company’s core business is its mission to ensure “Customer Success” based on a reputation for unmatched 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 with world-class supply chain services. The GATES facility is located in Helsinki, Finland and operates under FAA, EASA, CAAC, TCCA, DGAC, GACA, ANAC, DGCA and ECAA approvals for the CFM56-5B, CFM56- 7B and General Electric CF6-80C2. In addition, GATES has an integrated test cell with a thrust capacity of up to 100,000 pounds 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 installed on aircraft.
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CONTACT: Cathy Moabery
KEY WORD: FLORIDA INDONESIA UNITED STATES FINLAND NORTH AMERICA ASIA PACIFIC EUROPE
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING LOGISTICS/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AIR TRANSPORT
SOURCE: GA Telesis, LLC
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