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GA Telesis Engine Strategy Group Appoints Naji Majdalani as Director of Business Development, Middle East

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September 28, 2021 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – GA Telesis, LLC (“GAT”) announces the appointment of Naji Majdalani as Director of Business Development,  Middle East, with the Engine Strategy Group. Majdalani is the latest addition to the global sales team tasked with implementing GAT’s Turbine Vision 2020 (“TV 2020”) program. Additionally, he will be responsible for increasing the Middle East engine overhaul and Specialized Procedures Aeroengine Hospital (“SPAH”) business at its Helsinki, Finland facility.

Majdalani is a seasoned aviation professional with over 20 years of experience in Sales, Marketing, and Program Development across the aerospace, airline, and travel industries. Before joining GA Telesis, he was CEO of charter airline Wings of Lebanon, where he restructured the carrier and increased productivity and profitability.

“I am excited to join a dynamic and entrepreneurial team where I can leverage the GA Telesis Ecosystem to establish the business as the preferred engine MRO in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (“MENAT”) and Commonwealth of Independent States (“CIS”),” said Majdalani.

“Naji’s operating experience and knowledge of the market will ensure our continued success as we further expand our service offerings to our global customer base,” commented Russ Shelton, President, Engine Strategy Group.  “His further diverse experiences across sales, financing and customer service are a perfect match for Naji’s new position,” added Shelton.

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 GA Telesis Engine Services

GA Telesis Engine Services (GATES) is a fully integrated subsidiary of GA Telesis, offering customers a seamless engine solution that combines high-quality repair and overhaul services as well as world-class supply chain services. The GATES facility is based in Helsinki, Finland, and operates under FAA, EASA, CAAC, TCCA, DGAC, GACA, ANAC, and ECAA approvals for CFM56-5B, CFM56-7B, and General Electric CF6-80C2 turbine engines. GATES has an integrated test cell capable of up to 100,000 pounds of thrust and can overhaul up to 200 engines per year. GATES Go-Team is also one of the few companies authorized by EASA to perform remote repairs on engines that are installed on aircraft.