West Star Aviation First To Be Voted #1 Preferred MRO In U.S.

April 21, 2014
It was voted #1 Preferred MRO (Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul) in Professional Pilot magazine's 2014 "Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment" (PRASE) Survey.

East Alton, IL, April 21, 2014 - 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 annual PRASE survey, which originated in 1974, is voted on every year by Professional Pilot magazine subscribers, which includes: Aircraft owners, operators, passengers and flight crews. This year was the first time the surveys included a “Preferred MRO” category.

“The PRASE survey is highly regarded within the industry, and we couldn’t be more proud to be the first to claim the #1 Preferred MRO recognition.” says Debi Cunningham, Vice President Marketing & Interior Design, West Star Aviation. “We have always been committed to providing the highest level of service, no matter how big or small the project, and we will honor this recognition by continuing our dedication to every West Star customer.”

The present day West Star Aviation, Inc. represents the blending of two industry renowned aviation service companies, Premier Air Center in East Alton, IL (ALN), and West Star Aviation in Grand Junction, CO (GJT).  Continuing with an aggressive pattern of growth the company quickly established operations at Chesterfield, MO (SUS), Columbia, SC (CAE) and Aspen, CO (ASE).

West Star remains focused on building and improving the synergies that resulted from those acquisitions. Strong technical expertise, experienced employees, attention to detail, and constant focus on customer service and satisfaction remain the staples of West Star Aviation’s philosophy.                           

West Star Aviation, Inc. specializes in the repair and maintenance of airframes, windows, and engines, as well as major modifications, avionics installation and repair, interior refurbishment, surplus avionics sales, accessory services, paint and parts.

In addition to its facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; and Columbia, SC. West Star Aviation runs the maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO and at Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, MO. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its newly remodeled East Alton and Grand Junction facilities. West Star Aviation, Inc. 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 http://www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.