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GA Telesis Announces Signing of Repair Management Agreement with Air Astana

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July 7, 2021 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – GA Telesis, LLC (“GAT”) announces the signing of a Repair Management agreement with Air Astana, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan. The agreement covers repair services for spare parts, components, and tooling in support of the Air Astana fleet, which encompasses Boeing 767, Airbus A320/A321, and Embraer EMB190 aircraft types.

The agreement is a supplemental support contract driven by the Flight Solutions Group’s Eurasia office headed by Mehmet Gökhan Doğan, Sr. Vice President.   Dogan mentioned, “I am very happy to further develop our existing agreements signed with Air Astana.  They remain one of our key strategic partners in Eurasia with whom we have an existing Airbus A320/A321 NEO flight-hour agreement. This new Repair Management agreement will be supported by our MRO Services Group and allows us to improve on the customer’s efficiency while lowering costs on a larger scale for enhanced operational excellence.”

“The implementation of this repair agreement, in addition to our flight-hour agreement, will speed up the repair process for components of our whole fleet, not limited only to the Airbus NEO,” said Talgat Saimov, Director Supply Management at Air Astana. He added, “This will also allow us to enlarge our operational efficiency utilizing the large scope of services that our partner GA Telesis has bundled together.”

With its expanded scope of product lines, sales, and service offerings globally and significant growth in the region via its Istanbul sales center of excellence, GA Telesis has quickly become the largest independent aftermarket provider in Eurasia.

About GA Telesis 

GA Telesis, a global leader in aerospace solutions, is renowned for its unmatched excellence in aftermarket services and lifecycle management. The GA Telesis Ecosystem™ is a vast global network spanning 54 locations in 30 countries on six continents. The company’s integrated solutions include parts and distribution services, logistics solutions, inventory management, leasing and financing, engine overhaul, and MRO services.

GA Telesis is committed to sustainability through innovative sustainability initiatives and advanced technologies, including digital transformation, and using advanced materials. The company’s aerospace systems and connected aircraft technologies drive efficiency and performance, while its MRO network and 24/7 AOG support provide unparalleled reliability.

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About Air Astana

Air Astana, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, commenced its operations in 2002 as a joint venture between Kazakhstan’s national wealth fund, Samruk Kazyna, and BAE Systems (UK), with respective shares of 51% and 49%.

Air Astana is a full-service international carrier. Air Astana operates Boeing 767, Airbus A320/A320neo, Airbus A321/A321neo/A321LR, and Embraer E190-E2. The average age of the Air Astana fleet is 3.5 years, making it one of the youngest fleets in the world.

Air Astana received a 4-Star rating by SkyTrax Awards in 2012-2019, Travelers’ Choice Awards in 2018-2020, and a 5-Star in Major Airlines at APEX Awards for the last three years. Air Astana also has the Airline Market Leadership Award by Air Transport World.