Flightstar adds an additional 40% of aircraft maintenance capacity to its North American facilities
Jacksonville, FL, October 21, 2014: Flightstar Aircraft Services, LLC will complete its newest aircraft maintenance hangar at their Cecil Airport (VQQ) headquarters in Jacksonville, FL. on October, 31st . Flightstar, in conjunction with the Jacksonville Aviation Authority and local government officials, selected Balfour Beatty to construct the 130,000 ft2 clear-span hangar. The facility design allows for maximum flexibility of fleet types and is capable of accommodating 4 to 7 aircraft from the B717 up to the B767. “The addition of this hangar to our campus in Jacksonville bolsters our commitment to strategic growth and the use of modern facilities. Flighstar is dedicated to becoming the world leader in outsourced aircraft maintenance and this facility reaffirms that commitment,” said President and C.E.O. Jerry Hernandez. Flightstar will be celebrating its 15 Year anniversary in 2015 and has been recognized for its quality and customer service since its inception. As a result of the company’s dedication to quality, on time performance, and post maintenance check reliability, Flightstar was named one of Florida’s top 100 fastest growing private companies in 2014 by the Florida American City Business Journals. For more information on Flightstar Aircraft Services please visit www.flightstarjax.com.