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GA Telesis Engine Services Receives India DGCA Certification to Overhaul CFM56-5B/-7B Engines

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September 21, 2021 – Helsinki, Finland – GA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”) has received certification from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (“DGCA”) in India to overhaul CFM56-5B/-7B engines. DGCA India approval is a significant milestone for GATES and opens access to a strategic growth market for CFM56-5B/-7B engine overhauls in South Asia. In addition, this allows GATES to consolidate and further expand its growing customer base in India. GATES has also been granted certification by the FAA (United States), EASA (European Union), TCCA (Canada), CAAC (China), GACA (Saudi Arabia), DGAC (Mexico), ANAC (Argentina), DGAC (Indonesia), and ECAA (Egypt).

“We are very excited about the new opportunities the regionally recognized DGCA India certification unlocks for our shop,” commented Russ Shelton, President, Engine Strategy Group, GA Telesis.  “We look forward to offering our world-class engine maintenance solutions to customers in India while also demonstrating our commitment to being a partner in their success,” said Shelton.

“Receiving certification in India is a noteworthy accomplishment for GATES and allows us to establish a strong footprint here with superlative engine maintenance services and unparalleled customer support. Moreover, the certification is well-timed as we have numerous ongoing campaigns with leading airline customers,” said Avinash Singh, Director of Business Development, Asia Pacific (“APAC”) for GATES. “We are honored to receive this milestone approval, especially amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and thank DGCA for their support,” added Singh.

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.

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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 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 the 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.