July 23, 2020 – Fort Lauderdale, FL - Air Astana, the national air carrier of Kazakhstan and A320neo launch customer in the CIS, announces the expansion of its GA Telesis Flight Hour support contract for its fleet Airbus A320neo and A321neo aircraft. The support program entails warranty administration, repair management, 24/7/365 AOG support, a large main-base stock placed at Air Astana's hub, and a greatly expanded pool access of inventory that will be used to support theairlines’ flight operations. Additionally, Air Astana will have access to GA Telesis’ extensive inventory of A320-family rotable components and GA Telesis’ MRO capabilities for both components and aerostructures.
“A new fleet type always brings with it new challenges and risks, but GA Telesis’ support from day one has been substantial in making our new A320neo operation a smooth experience," said Director Supply Management of Air Astana Procurement Yerbol Baimbekov.
“Our Flight Hour and Lease programs at GA Telesis ensure Air Astana low maintenance costs with minimized down-time. We understand that dispatch reliability is key to all of our operators. Globally, our team’s efforts have provided Air Astana with a great startup experience with a new fleet,” said Mehmet Dogan, SVP Eurasia Sales at GA Telesis’ Component Solutions Group.
With its expanded scope of product lines, sales, and service offerings globally, as well as significant growth in the region via its Istanbul sales center of excellence, GA Telesis has quickly become the largest independent aftermarket provider in Eurasia.