Indonesian aircraft maintenance company received EU recognition

"We are grateful the training organization undertaken by GMF Learning Services has been recognized at the international level," said GMF Learning Services and Corporate Culture Vice President Hermawan Syahrul.
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesia`s aircraft maintenance company, PT Garuda Maintenance Facility (GMF) AeroAsia, has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) recognition.

"We are grateful the training organization undertaken by GMF Learning Services has been recognized at the international level," said GMF Learning Services and Corporate Culture Vice President Hermawan Syahrul here on Monday.

Hermawan said that the recognition was received after the EASA formally submitted a written statement to GMF AeroAsia signed by the Head of the Organization Department of EASA, Wilfred Schulze.

The written information was received on July 13 and became the inaugural audit result of GMF AeroAsia by the EASA on 15-17 May 2013.

With the recognition the training and quality of testing for participants of aircraft maintenance education in GMF has now been approved by the EASA.

In the certification, EASA states GMF as an aircraft maintenance training organization is in compliance with the requirements of Section A of Annex IV (Part 147) of Regulation No 2042/2003.

"Therefore, the aircraft maintenance training organization run by GMF Learning Services has met all EASA requirements, including the items that must be met in the May 2013 audit," he said.

According to Hermawan, GMF Learning Services is projected to meet internal needs of reliable, skilled, and globally competent maintenance technicians.

In addition, he said, it is also to meet external requirements, both national and international aviation industry that needs aircraft maintenance technician educational services.

Hermawan declared with the national and international recognition certificates, the aircraft maintenance training service has become one of the GMF AeroAsia`s top services in human resource competence development.

"The maintenance training organization has become an added value for GMF in the world`s aircraft maintenance market," said Hermawan.(*)

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