GA TELESIS HAS ANNOUNCED A MAJOR ONSITE COMPONENT/LRU (“LINE REPLACEMENT UNIT”) SUPPORT PROGRAM COMMENCING AT THREE MAJOR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS, MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (“MIA”), GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL AIRPORT (“IAH” HOUSTON) AND LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (“LAX”). IN COOPERATION WITH F&E AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE (“FEAM”), GA TELESIS WILL PROVIDE BOEING AND AIRBUS COMPONENTS AND LRUS AT FEAM’S LINE STATIONS, STARTING WITH MIA, IAH AND LAX AND RAPIDLY EXPANDING TO COVER DFW, ANC, ORD, CHS, JFK, AND ATL. FEAM WILL FACILITATE AND MANAGE COMPONENT AND LRU NEEDS FOR THEIR DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL LINE MAINTENANCE CUSTOMERS, THUS SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCING AIRLINE AOG DOWNTIME. “THIS IS 100% ABOUT REDUCING AIRLINE DOWNTIME BETWEEN FLIGHTS AND GETTING AIRPLANES BACK IN THE AIR. OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH FEAM, WILL ALLOW GA TELESIS TO KNOW REAL-TIME WHEN AN AIRLINE CUSTOMER IS IN NEED OF A COMPONENT OR LRU AND ALLOW US TO DO WHAT WE DO BEST; PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE SOLUTION,” SAID CHRIS RAUCH, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF GLOBAL SALES.
MIAMI, Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – F&E Aircraft Maintenance (FEAM), a Miami, FL based MRO (Maintenance, Repair, & Overhaul) with multiple locations in the U.S., has been granted approval by the Japan Civil Aeronautics Bureau (JCAB) to perform line maintenance and return to service on Japanese-registered aircraft. Currently the approval allows FEAM to maintain and release Boeing B747-400F and B747-8 aircraft, with future aircraft types to follow. FEAM is the first MRO in the U.S. to gain this certification by the JCAB and is only the second to achieve this distinction worldwide. Already certificated by the U.S. (FAA), Korea (MOLIT), Singapore (CAAS), Bermuda (DCA), and the European Union (EASA), this certification by the JCAB speaks to FEAM’s global approach to aircraft maintenance and engineering. More information on FEAM can be found at www.feam.aero
FEAM is proud to announce that we are now providing Full Technical Handling to euroAtlantic Airways B777 flights at JFK, as well as Full Technical Handling to TNT Airways B777 flights at ATL. We are excited to add these EASA air carriers to our growing portfolio of global customers.
The Beacon Council recognized 50 Beacon Award nominees at a reception held on Feb. 19 at Johnson & Wales University. The Beacon Council Chair Sheldon T. Anderson welcomed the guests and served as master of ceremony. With Camron Murphy above Williams, President & CEO of The Beacon Council, Anderson and te Riele posed for photos. The winners will be honored during the 12th Annual Beacon Awards to be held on April 9 at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne.
FEAM is one of only 14 part 145 repair stations across the U.S. implementing a Safety Management System (SMS). A validation meeting was held on November 19, 2013 with the FAA SMS Program Office Implementation Support Team (IST) and Certificate Management Team (CMT). During this meeting the FAA conducted a review of FEAM’s Detailed Gap Analysis, SMS Implementation Plan and Level 1 Exit requirements. FEAM exited Level 1 as all requirements found on the FAA Exit Level 1 Checklist had been satisfactorily accomplished. To view the complete write up, please visit the December 2013 FAA SMS Newsletter and click on the “Southern” tag or view the article directly here.
FEAM is now providing service to China’s Hainan Airlines, as well as Korean Air, at Chicago (ORD)! Hainan Airlines operates the new B787 aircraft into ORD. For Korean Air, this service at ORD is a sign of FEAM’s growing relationship with that airline, as they also provide service for them at MIA and DFW. FEAM look’s forward to the continued growth at ORD!