April 7th, 2016 – Helsinki, Finland – GA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”) has inducted their first CFM56-7B. GATES launched the new product line in their Helsinki shop in November of last year and has implemented comprehensive production systems training and received certification from the engine manufacturer and the FAA, EASA, TCCA and GACA regulatory authorities.
“Being an experienced and reputable CFM56-5 maintenance facility, the -7B model was the logical progression for our shop,” commented Basil Papayoti, President and Director of GATES. “The market now has an integrated solution option for their CFM56-7B engines through our i-Teams™ offering.”
GA Telesis Engine Services Ltd is a full-service engine overhaul and repair station operating under EASA, FAA, TCCA, and GACA approvals. The facility is conveniently located on the Helsinki International Airport property in Vantaa, Finland which is a natural gateway from Western Europe into the local Russian and Eastern European market. GATES provides comprehensive commercial engine services including repair and overhaul services for General Electric, CFM International, and Pratt & Whitney engines with the capacity to overhaul up to 200 engines per year. GATES is a wholly owned subsidiary of GA Telesis, LLC.
About GA Telesis
GA Telesis is a worldwide leader in providing support services to the commercial aerospace industry. With financial, supply-chain, component, and heavy jet engine MRO businesses spanning the globe, GA Telesis is recognized as a pioneering leader in solutions-based services in its sector. As an innovator, GA Telesis is one of the few independent companies in the world capable of providing a total-support-solution to their customers from their front door with several fully integrated operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. GA Telesis also provides leasing and asset management services and maintains an extensive portfolio of leased assets exceeding $1 billion in value.