Jacksonville, FL, March 4, 2015: Flightstar Aircraft Services LLC, located in Jacksonville, FL announced the completion of its first set of Boeing 767 heavy maintenance visits with the latest returning to service on February 22, 2015. These maintenance visits represent the first group of FedEx Express Boeing 767 aircraft that Flightstar will be performing in 2015. Such visits will not only include standard heavy maintenance checks, but also fleet bridging programs in select cases. “We are excited to recognize such a successful launch for our Boeing 767 service offering and look forward to complementing our strengths on the narrow-body platform”, commented Tucker Morrison, Chief Operating Officer for Flightstar. “Repeat business is a tribute to our quality and reliability of service and ultimately, the confidence of our customer in our employees’ attitudes and abilities”
Flightstar Aircraft Services, LLC is a leading provider of heavy maintenance, repair, and overhaul (“MRO”) services to the commercial aviation industry. As a FAA Part 145 Repair Station with Class IV unlimited rating certification, the company offers a vast array of MRO, modifications, passenger-to-freighter (“PTF”) conversions, and aircraft painting services. Founded in 2000, Flightstar is strategically headquartered at Cecil Airport in Jacksonville, FL and employs over 1,000 non-unionized employees. The company operates three hangars encompassing over 460,000 square feet, with the capability to support up to 20 visits simultaneously. In support of aircraft visits, Flightstar operates a dedicated, 35,000 sq. ft. coating bay capable of performing full aircraft strip and paint services on B767-300 sized aircraft. Additionally, the company maintains a climate controlled, warehouse with total footprint of 50,000 square feet.
For more information on Flightstar Aircraft Services please visit www.flightstarjax.com.