WEST STAR AVIATION Welcomes New Paint & Interior Designer

East Alton, IL, September 2, 2015—West Star Aviation is pleased to announce  that Veta Traxler will join the WSA team as Paint & Interior Designer, effective Monday, August 31.

Veta has more than five years interior design experience with the last three exclusively in aviation related to the interior design of cabin class aircraft. She most recently held the position of Paint & Interior Sales Manager at Elliott Aviation. Veta holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Architecture (C.I.D.A. accredited) and a minor in Business Administration. She began her career as a Design Consultant and has received several awards.

“We’re very excited to have Veta join our team as a professional designer,” says Jim Swehla, Cofounder & Executive Vice President, West Star Aviation. “We value the impact our designs have on its users, environment and industry—and Veta will be an integral part of enabling us to fulfill this.”

Based at the Grand Junction, CO (GJT) location, Veta will be working directly with aircraft owners and West Star’s innovative design teams researching and recommending fabric, leather and carpet combinations, cabin configurations, galley and storage functions, as well as designing exterior paint schemes. Veta can be contacted directly at (970) 248-5276 or vtraxler@wsa.aero.

Voted #1 Preferred MRO in Professional Pilot magazine’s annual “Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment” (PRASE) Survey for two consecutive years, 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, Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, MO, 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, 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 www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.

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