GA Telesis Engines Services (GATES) Signs Materials Agreement with GE Aviation

PHOENIX, AZ  April 8,  2014 – GA Telesis has signed an agreement with GE Aviation for a three-year materials agreement to provide CF6-80C2 replacement engine parts for GA Telesis Engine Services (GATES), a full-service engine overhaul and repair facility based in Helsinki, Finland. The agreement comprises a full service material offering for CF6-80C2 engine overhauls.

“We are pleased to finalize this agreement with GE; our strategy from the beginning has been OEM centric and this relationship complements our overall  GATES material strategy,” said  Basil Papayoti, president of GATES.

GATES provides comprehensive commercial engine services, including overhaul of GE CF6-80C2 and CFM International* CFM56-5B/5C engines, and repair and modification with the capacity to overhaul up to 200 engines per year.  GA Telesis Engine Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of GA Telesis, LLC.

“GE Aviation has maintained a strong relationship with GA Telesis since the company’s founding in 2002, and the materials agreement with GATES is a natural extension of this relationship,” said Tom Levin, general manager the GEnx/CF6 engine lines for GE Aviation

GA Telesis, LLC is a leader in providing worldwide support services to the commercial and defense aerospace industries, with financial, supply chain, component and heavy jet engine MRO businesses spanning the globe.  GA Telesis also provides leasing and asset management services and maintains an extensive portfolio of assets.

GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet, turboshaft and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings. For more information, visit us at Follow GE Aviation on Twitter at and YouTube at