GA Telesis and Air Transport Services Group to Open Engine Maintenance Facility at Wilmington Air Park

WILMINGTON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GA Telesis, LLC, a global aviation services integrator, and Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG), a leading provider of aircraft leasing and air cargo transportation and related services, announced Reaching an agreement with the Clinton County Port Authority (CCPA), JobsOhio and the Ohio Department of Development to open a 72,000 square foot Specialty Aeromotor Procedures Hospital (SPAH) at Wilmington Air Park, in southwestern Ohio.

“The GA Telesis and ATSG joint venture’s decision to choose Ohio for its new operation is great news for Wilmington,” said Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. “This investment brings a world-class aircraft engine maintenance, repair and overhaul business to Ohio and strengthens the attractiveness of Wilmington Air Park for future growth.

The SPAH is scheduled to open in September 2022 and will be capable of inducing more than 200 aircraft engines per year, focusing on those manufactured by General Electric and CFM International.

“We are excited to take the next step in adding a US-based SPAH to our capabilities,” said Russell Shelton, President of Engine Strategy Group at GA Telesis. “We could not have achieved this important milestone without the ATSG strategic partnership and cooperation of the Clinton County Port Authority and Wilmington Air Park,” he added.

This investment marks the first US site for a GA Telesis SPAH and will provide a variety of engine services to global aviation customers from the Wilmington Air Park site. GA Telesis also operates a SPAH in Helsinki, Finland.

The new SPAH will provide economic opportunities to the region through the creation of 50 jobs, both in administration and in skilled technical positions.

“Team Ohio welcomes the first investment from the GA Telesis and ATSG joint venture in Ohio, which will bring fifty well-paying jobs to Wilmington,” said JP Nauseef, President and CEO of JobsOhio. “GA Telesis’ investment will revitalize a hangar at Wilmington Air Park and attract new high-paying operations to Ohio.

On Monday, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a seven-year, 1.3% job creation tax credit for the project. JobsOhio will also provide assistance for the project, which will be made public after a final agreement is signed.

“As part of the joint venture with GA Telesis, we are delighted that the Ohio Department of Development, JobsOhio, the Dayton Development Coalition and the Port Authority of Clinton County have made the location of the facility at Wilmington Air Park a reality for the community and region. said Rich Corrado, President and CEO of ATSG.

To find information about the operation and job availability, visit www.gatelesis.com.

About GA Telesis, LLC

GA Telesis is the leading provider of integrated services in the commercial aviation industry. Through the GA Telesis™ ecosystem, the company is clearly positioned, on six continents, to leverage its resources to create innovative solutions for its customers. Comprised of global operations encompassing leasing/finance, component solutions and MRO services business units for landing gear, component/composite and turbine engine repair, as well as digital solutions, GA Telesis Ecosystem™ provides an unparalleled resource for airlines. The company’s core business is its mission to deliver ‘customer success’, built on a reputation for unmatched excellence and integrity.

For more information, please contact [email protected]

About Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (ATSG)

ATSG is a leading provider of aircraft leasing, cargo and passenger air transportation and related services to domestic and foreign air carriers and other companies that outsource their cargo and passenger air transportation needs. of passengers. ATSG, through its leasing and airline subsidiaries, is the world’s largest owner and operator of converted Boeing 767 freighter aircraft. Through its principal subsidiaries, including three airlines holding separate and distinct US FAA Part 121 Air Operator Certificates, ATSG provides aircraft leasing, air cargo transportation, ACMI and charter services. passengers, aircraft maintenance services and airport ground services. ATSG subsidiaries include ABX Air, Inc.; Airborne Global Solutions, Inc.; Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services, Inc., including its subsidiary, Pemco World Air Services, Inc.; Air Transport International, Inc.; Cargo Aircraft Management, Inc.; and Omni Air International, LLC. For more information, please visit www.atsginc.com.

About the Clinton County Port Authority

The Clinton County Port Authority is a special purpose government formed to operate transportation infrastructure and lead economic development efforts. Designated by the county, the city of Wilmington, and the Wilmington CIC as the county’s lead economic development agency, it coordinates with the Dayton Development Coalition and JobsOhio to attract jobs to the area. It has twice been recognized as Best Workplace. The Port Authority owns and operates Wilmington Air Park, an integrated aviation and logistics business park located on 1,900 acres with nearly three million square feet of industrial, office and hangar space. It is the largest cargo airport in Ohio and ranked 25th in the United States. It was named Ohio’s Best Airport in 2020 and 2021. Learn more at http://www.ChooseClintonCountyOH.org and http://www.WilmingtonAirPark.com.

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