HELSINKI, Finland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 20, 2022–
GA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”), a global jet engine maintenance services provider offering customized engine overhaul services, and Lion Air have entered into a long-term engine maintenance agreement. Lion Air, Indonesia’s largest airline and Southeast Asia’s second-largest low-cost airline, has signed the agreement covering the airline’s Boeing 737NG fleet. This strategic win for GATES covers the maintenance, repair and overhaul of CFM56-7B engines for Lion Air Group airlines (including Batik Malaysia and Thai Lion Air). Also, it includes rental engine support, LLP management, and logistics support. The first engine of this contract will be introduced at GATES at the beginning of October 2022.
The Lion Air Group held 70% domestic market share post-pandemic in the second quarter of 2022 and continues to increase capacity to meet increased passenger numbers. “I appreciate GATES’ tenacity in working with Lion Air to reach an agreement that is beneficial to both parties and I look forward to continuing our business with GATES in the near future!” said Dennis Kirana, deputy. Director PT Batam Aero Technic, MRO subsidiary of the Lion Air group.
“This win enables us to bring world-class engine services to the world’s fifth-largest domestic aviation market through GATES Ecosystem TM, bringing together the combined strength of GA Telesis to deliver innovative and integrated solutions,” said said Avinash Singh, Senior Manager – Sales and Business Development, GATES – APAC. “It also opens up business with the group’s Thai and Malaysian subsidiaries, heralding a new era of growth for GATES in APAC, and we can’t wait to get started!” Avinash added.
“This is a tremendous win for GATES and contributes significantly to our expansion plans in Asia Pacific. There was no better airline to partner with on this trip! added Russ Shelton, President, GA Telesis Engine Services.
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 clearly positioned, on six continents, to leverage its resources to create innovative solutions for its customers. Comprised of global operations encompassing Component Solutions, Leasing/Financing, Logistics Solutions and MRO Services business units for landing gear, component/composite and turbine engine repair, as well as digital solutions, GA Telesis Ecosystem™ provides an unparalleled resource for airlines. The company’s core business is its mission to deliver ‘customer success’, built 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, providing customers with a seamless engine solution that combines high quality repair and overhaul services along with world-class supply chain services. The GATES facility is based in Helsinki, Finland and operates under FAA, EASA, CAAC, TCCA, DGAC (Indonesia), GACA, ANAC, DGCA (India) and ECAA approvals for the CFM56-5B, CFM56-7B and General Electric turbines CF6-80C2. Additionally, GATES has a built-in test cell capable of withstanding up to 100,000 pounds of thrust and can overhaul up to 200 motors per year. GATES Go-Team is also one of the few companies authorized by EASA to carry out remote repairs on engines installed on aircraft.
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CONTACT: Cathy Moabery
KEYWORD: 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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