West Star Aviation retains top ranking in magazine survey

An aviation company with operations in Grand Junction remains the top-ranked maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider in the latest results of an annual magazine survey.

West Star Aviation ranked first among most-preferred MROs in the 2021 survey conducted by Professional Pilot magazine. The company has ranked first since the magazine added the category to the survey in 2014.

This award is very special to us because it is a testament of our reputation with our customers while offering the highest quality of workmanship and outstanding customer service,said Debi Cunningham, vice president of marketing. “This year the award means so much more. With an unprecedented pandemic, we still came together and adapted as needed to accomplish the essential work for our customers and made sure all their needs were met. Thank you to all our amazing customers and hard-working team members for this outstanding recognition eight years in a row.

The rankings are based on the results of surveys of magazine subscribers, including pilots, aircraft maintenance professionals and other industry professionals.

West Star Aviation offers a range of services that include the maintenance and repair of airframes, engines and avionics as well as painting and interior refurbishments. 

At the Grand Junction Regional Airport, West Star Aviation operates a total of more than 280,000 square feet of hangars, shops and office space. The company also serves as what’s called a fixed-base operator in providing such services and facilities as fueling, parking and hangars.

West Star also operates facilities in Aspen and Denver as well as in Arizona, Illinois, Minneapolis, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas. For more information, visit www.weststaraviation.com.