Engine Services

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

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… 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

GA Telesis Engine Services Oy (“GATES”) Appoints Jukka Laurila, Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer

GA Telesis Engine Services Oy (“GATES”) Appoints Jukka Laurila, Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer

Helsinki, Finland – June 5, 2018 – Leading commercial jet engine MRO provider, GA Telesis Engine Services Oy (“GATES”) announced the appointment of Jukka Laurila as Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer.  Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Jukka will manage MRO service operations and act as the accountable manager for regulatory purposes. Jukka is a transport industry professional with more than 20 years in the sector specializing in airline, network and fleet management.  He joins GATES… Read more

GA Telesis i-TEAMS™, a New Way of Thinking

GA Telesis i-TEAMS™, a New Way of Thinking

May 25, 2015 – Helsinki, Finland – GA Telesis, LLC officially launched its i-TEAMSTM program during ISTAT Americas 2015. i-TEAMS (“Intelligent Total Engine Asset Management Solutions”) leverages the expertise and core competencies of GA Telesis Engine Services Oy (“GATES”) together with GA Telesis’ Asset Transaction Group (“ATG”) to design intelligent options and provide whole engine or module assets for GATES’ growing base of engine-lessor customers.  Basil Papayoti, President and Director of GATES, remarked, “This is… Read more

GA Telesis Engine Services Hits Stride in 2014

GA Telesis Engine Services Hits Stride in 2014

Helsinki, Finland – December 9, 2014 – GA Telesis Engine Services (“GATES”) continues to build on its successes with another strong year in 2014.  The Helsinki, Finland based Engine MRO has added three new customers to their clientele this year, in addition to completing overhaul services on a heavily work-scoped CF6 engine in a shop-record time of just 57 days.  GATES was also able to complete performance restoration on a CFM56-5B engine in a world-class… Read more