Continues Advanced Safety Initiatives

West Star Aviation is committed to the overall safety of its employees and customers alike. The latest safety update was completed at the Grand Junction, CO (GJT) facility with a fully integrated fall protection system.
As the company-wide initiative continues, all four of the full-service locations will be at 90% completion by the end of 2019 and 100% complete by the close of 2020.

“We will continue to invest in overall safety for our customers and employees while making West Star’s safety a top priority,” said Rodger Renaud, President and COO.

In addition to the safety initiatives being implemented company-wide, the Grand Junction, Aspen and Denver facilities have been awarded a Cost Containment Certificate for the fifth year in a row by the state of Colorado, based on their impeccable safety records.

“We are proud to be awarded this certificate another year, we continue to work diligently to improve our safety standards at every opportunity,” stated Kraig Meyer, Director of EHS. West Star is proud to have been voted the #1 Preferred MRO for six consecutive years from 2014-2019 in Professional Pilot Magazine’s annual PRASE Survey. The survey first included the ‘Most Preferred MRO’ category in 2014 and West Star has won the #1 slot each year since its inception. West Star Aviation specializes in the repair and maintenance of airframes, engines and APUs, avionics installations and repair, major modifications, interior refurbishment, exterior paint, surplus avionics sales, accessory services and parts.

In addition to its primary facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; Chattanooga, TN; and Perryville, MO, West Star Aviation also maintains satellite facilities at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO; Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX; Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, MN and Scottsdale Airport in Scottsdale, AZ. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its East Alton and Grand Junction facilities. West Star Aviation is an industry leader in technical experience and expertise while providing world-class customer services in all the organization’s divisions. For more information visit or call

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