GLOBAL TURBINE ASIA extends contract with RMAF for Makila 2A1 engine maintenance
Over-achievement in the past three years, with 100% component availability
Langkawi, Mar 23, 2017 – Global Turbine Asia Sdn Bhd (GTA), a Malaysian born joint venture with Safran Group, providing engine maintenance works for helicopters and aircrafts, has successfully extended its Global Support Package (GSP) contract for an additional three years until January 2020, with the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) for 30 of their MAKILA 2A1 engines.
Dato’ Nonee Ashirin Dato’ Mohd Radzi, GTA Chairman & CEO was officially presented the good news of contract extension during the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) 2017.
GTA has exceeded the contractual KPI of 85% availability of engine components, delivering a perfect 100% over the last three years.
Dato’ Nonee explained, “We have a Field Support Representative (FSR) on site and a dedicated team in GTA to support RMAF at all times. We also provide on job training to RMAF staff to ensure safety, maintenance and handling of the aircrafts are strictly followed. Furthermore, we also conduct quarterly meetings with the operations team to ensure all issues are properly addressed”.
The GSP is a comprehensive and complete maintenance management of military and parapublic fleets to ensure aircrafts are ready for take-off at all times.
GLOBAL TURBINE ASIA
Global Turbine Asia is an independent engine and maintenance, repair and overhaul service provider of military and civil engines in the Asia Pacific region.
A Malaysian born joint venture with Safran Group, GTA is a representation of true technical capabilities, dedication and partnership, which have developed and grown from a local industrial footprint into a regional inspiration.
GTA began its journey in 2010 with a focused objective – to become the local champion leading the industry in rotor wing engines, providing dedicated support to Safran customers in Malaysia. At LIMA 2017, they embark on their next chapter of growth, establishing expertise and world class capabilities to better serve the industry, aptly captured in their new tagline, Powering Excellence. Through collaboration with Safran, one of the world’s innovative companies in the world, GTA gains competitive advantage over others, having undergone rigorous technical and processes requirements, having close proximity to their customers, which translates to excellent customer service standard.
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