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 Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and General Authority of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia (GACA).
“We are very excited about the new opportunities that the recognized DGAC certification provides to GATES,” commented Jukka Laurila, President of GATES. “We look forward to broadening our world-class engine maintenance solutions to customers in Mexico, while also demonstrating our commitment to being a partner in the success of airlines operating there.”