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The Rotary Club of East Alton, IL recently recognized West Star Aviation as their Rotary Business of the Year. Brad Lavite, incoming East Alton Rotary Club president, applauded West Star for keeping their national headquarters at St. Louis Regional Airport and adding a 47,000 square foot maintenance facility, which was dedicated on May 13, 2014. […]

West Star Aviation recently announced they have hired Ed Henry as Regional Sales Manager. Ed will be responsible for the eastern territory of the United States including:    Washington D.C., Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Ed has over 40 years of experience in general and corporate aviation, graduating from […]

West Star Aviation recently announced Terry Lutrick has joined their team as Regional Sales Manager. Terry will be responsible for assisting West Star customers in California, Nevada, and Arizona. With nearly 44 years of experience in the aviation industry, Terry received his A&P Mechanic License in 1970, and has since gained extensive experience through the […]

West Star Aviation, Inc. has been named the approved aircraft window repair and replacement vendor for the C21 fleet, which consists of Learjet models 35s & 36s being utilized by the United States Air Force. West Star currently has two window repair locations at their East Alton, IL (ALN) and Grand Junction, CO (GJT) locations, […]

West Star Aviation recently announced that Robert Lawson has joined their team as Hawker Technical & Sales Support Representative at their Grand Junction, CO (GJT) location. Before joining West Star, Robert worked for Hawker/Beechcraft Corp for 25 years in various roles within the Hawker Line. Most recently, Robert spent his last 15 years with Hawker […]

Ribbon Cutting and Open House Held at New Hangar West Star Aviation’s latest expansion, a new 47,000 square foot maintenance facility at their East Alton, IL (ALN) location, is now open. A ceremonial ribbon cutting and open house was held on Tuesday, May 13th, to celebrate the completion of the new facility and commemorate the […]

West Star Aviation named among  Top Aircell Dealer for 2013, receiving the Aircell 51,000 Five award, which recognizes the highest-performing companies within the global dealer and Star Aviation receives the Aircell 51,000 Five award, which recognizes the highest-performing companies within the global dealer and distributor network of Aircell, the business aviation group of Gogo Inc. […]

New category in longstanding PRASE survey honors MRO providers for first time West Star Aviation continues to set themselves apart as a leader in technical expertise, experience, and world-class customer service, by being voted #1 Preferred MRO (Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul) in Professional Pilot magazine’s 2014 “Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment” (PRASE) Survey. The […]

Expansion Brings Additional Hangar and Shop Space and 36 New Employment Opportunities West Star Aviation is nearing completion of their brand new 47,000 square foot aircraft maintenance facility in East Alton, IL (ALN). In addition to the new maintenance facility, the multimillion dollar expansion includes a 14,000 square foot wood shop and 6,000 square foot […]

West Star Aviation recently announced they have appointed Dan McKillips as Southeast Regional Sales Manager. Dan will be responsible for the Southeast region of the U.S., which includes: Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi. With nearly 20 years in the aviation industry, Dan has developed his expertise through a variety of positions including A&P Technician, Senior […]

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