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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 […]

West Star Aviation recently announced they have named George Euler Interior Paint Sales Manager at their Grand Junction, CO (GJT) location. George began his new position at West Star on March 3, 2014. With an extensive knowledge of major aircraft refurbishment projects on business aircraft, George has spent over 20 years with West Star as […]

West Star Aviation recently announced they have appointed Joan Pompa as Interior/Paint Project Manager at their East Alton, IL (ALN) location. Joan joined West Star in 2013 as Interior/Paint Sales Manager at their Grand Junction, CO (GJT) location. Joan will continue to support GJT interior and paint sales while she transitions into her new role. […]

West Star Aviation recently announced they are now offering a Waste Drain Valve Modification for Hawker 800, 800XP, and 850XP. The valve is manufactured and certified under FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval “PMA” and replaces the factory installed valve, which allows leakage and the potential for corrosion. The factory installed valve on the Hawker 800/800XP/850XP aircraft […]

West Star Aviation is proud to announce they have received a Silver Award from  the Colorado Environmental Leadership Program (ELP). This is the third time West Star has received the Silver Award since they were first recognized as a Bronze Achiever in 2010.   They received their award during a ceremony held in Denver, Colorado, on […]

  The Seventh Annual Aviation Leadership Breakfast was hosted on October 22, 2013 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, during NBAA 2013. The breakfast featured guest speaker David Rimmer, previous Executive VP for ExcelAire, who was on board an Embraer Legacy 600 during a mid-air collision with a Boeing 737-800 over the Amazon Rainforest in […]

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