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 (FAA), European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), General Authority of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia (GACA) and Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil in Mexico (DGAC).
“The GATES model is again tested and approved by two Civil Aviation Authorities. The rigorous audits of the various authorities are an integral part of the GATES quality assurance process. Our teams are utilizing the findings and observations in the continuous development of our production system," said Ville Salonen, GATES Quality Manager.