East Alton, IL, January 31, 2017 - West Star Aviation announces continued expansion efforts at their Chattanooga, TN, location (CHA), which includes extended hours of operation and the growth of their paint and interior team.
Effective Friday January 27, 2017, West Star's Chattanooga facility will offer weekend shift hours. These extended hours will give West Star customers 12-hour coverage from a dedicated crew Friday-Sunday, 7 a.m.-7:30 p.m. This team will consist of five maintenance technicians to start.
West Star has also continued paint and interior expansion efforts by hiring a new Paint and Interior Design Sales Associate for the Chattanooga location. Samantha Boyce has 10 years experience within the industry at Gulfstream. She started as Interior Design Coordinator and was the Principal Interior Designer when she left. She will be responsible for sales within the paint and interior sector of the CHA facility. The state-of-the-art facility will break ground first quarter of 2017.
"We are very excited with this shift addition and we are looking forward to the opportunities and options our expansion efforts offer to our customers," said Thomas Hilboldt, General Manager (CHA), West Star Aviation.
Voted #1 Preferred MRO in the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Professional Pilot magazine annual “Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment” (PRASE) Survey for three consecutive years, West Star Aviation 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 Chattanooga, TN, West Star Aviation runs maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL and Centennial Airport in Denver, CO. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its newly remodeled 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 www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.