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GMF and Jet Parts Engineering Conduct Asia Cost Savings Symposium

Working on together, GMF AeroAsia and Jet Parts Engineering invited aviation business player in Asia region to meet and share their own experiences of Cost Savings in Aircraft Maintenance

Bali, April 12th,2017 – PT Garuda Maintenance Facility Aero Asia (GMF) alongside with Jet Parts Engineering conducted an event named ‘Asia Cost Savings Symposium 2017’ at Pan Pacific Nirwana Resort, Bali. This event was held on 12-14th April, discussing cost savings in aircraft maintenance and applicable ‘best practice’ from each business sector. This event was attended by more than 70 aviation business player among Asia; Airline, MRO and also Government. This event was established by intention from both parties to bring a solution for more efficient aircraft maintenance. Aircraft maintenance takes more than 40% of total airline operation cost.

The symposium is inaugurated by DGCA Indonesia Deputy Director of Aeronautics Product, Kus Handono. On his keynote, he said: “For business development, cost savings is an important thing, but the more important thing is quality and safety aspect shall not be impacted from the cost savings”.

Strategic Partnership

After the symposium, GMF and Jet Parts Engineering was to ink a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU is about Jet Parts Engineering entrust GMF as its ‘Authorized Distributor’ for Asia Region. Acting as President & CEO of GMF AeroAsia, I Wayan Susena was signed the MoU alongside with Anu Goel, Jet Parts Engineering’s CEO. “We highly appreciate Jet Parts for entrusting GMF as its authorized distributor,” said Wayan. He also said this partnership is has a potential to expanding the business and strengthen the networks among Asia for both parties. Anu Goel said: “GMF is one of leading MRO in Asia Region. Together with Jet Parts, we’re optimist to develop aviation industry in Asia particularly.

Effective Solution for Aircraft Material Needs

On the same day, GMF also introducing its new service named ‘GMF AeroTrade’. This service offers an easiness for Airline and MRO to support material. Asia Cost Savings Symposium is the right place to introduce the services. VP Material Services of GMF, Irfan Kurniansjah has introduced the services on the symposium. Irfan said: “ GMF AeroTrade has primacy in its outright request, exchange and loan possibilities and pooling provider”. In addition to him, with this new services, GMF makes wide chance to have a partnership and cooperation to attaining its 2020’s vision; Top 10 MRO in The World.

About Garuda Maintenance Facility AeroAsia

With over 65 years’ experience, Garuda Maintenance Facility (GMF) AeroAsia is the largest aircraft maintenance operator in Indonesia. GMF AeroAsia began operations in 1949 as a technical division and exclusive provider of MRO services for the Garuda Indonesia airline. Based at Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, GMF AeroAsia counts internationally-renowned airlines from more than 55 countries around the world among its clients. Enhancing its skills over the years, GMF obtained a broad array of industry-standard international certifications including, FAA, EASA, DGCA Indonesia and CASA Australia. Through business expansion, technology driven and human-centric, GMF pursuing its vision to be Top 10 MRO in the world by 2020.

About Jet Parts Engineering

Since 1994, Jet Parts Engineering, Inc. (JPE) has built a reputation as a high-quality supplier of FAA-PMA parts. JPE is known to provide high value and excellent customer service, supplying PMA to such clients as Delta Air Lines, Lufthansa and United Airlines, as well as repair stations all around the globe. Quality control and quality assurance are held to the highest standards, and JPE’s engineers and technicians have a wealth of aerospace and manufacturing experience. Jet Parts Engineering has fine-tuned their PMA processes to guarantee only the safest and most reliable PMA parts.