West Star Aviation recently welcomed the newest addition to their team, George Laiten, as Director of Bombardier Programs. George will join the West Star Aviation Team in East Alton, Illinois in the support of Bombardier Challenger and Global series aircraft maintenance, avionics interior, paint service and support.
George has an extensive background as both a Maintenance Technician with KC Aviation and as Senior Manager of Customer Support and MRO at Midcoast Aviation / Jet Aviation. In addition to his work experience, George is a licensed A&P Mechanic, Private Pilot, member of the Challenger Advisory Board, and a member of the Bombardier Industry Steering Committee.
In his new position, George will be responsible for expanding the Bombardier product line and complementing the success of the West Star Grand Junction facility. He will also focus on maintaining relationships with current customers and developing relationships with potential customers for West Star Aviation. George Laiten can be contacted directly at 681-258-8876 (office) or 618-798-1173.
“West Star Aviation has already gained much success with the Bombardier product line,” says George Laiten, Director of Bombardier Programs, West Star Aviation. “I’m eager to use my knowledge and experience to build on that success and reputation.”
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; Columbia, SC; and Dallas, TX, 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.