Scott Sweeney joins West Star Aviation as GM of East Alton facility
July 2, 2018 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce Scott Sweeney as the General Manager of its East Alton facility.
Scott began his career in aviation over 30 years ago in the US Navy Air Wing aboard the USS Enterprise. After his time in the Navy, he transitioned to business aviation, working 25 years with Hawker Beechcraft in various roles including Technician, Supervisor, Sales Manager, Vice President of Global Customer Relations and General Manager. Most recently, Scott held the title of Vice President of Operations at Constant Aviation before accepting the role of General Manager at West Star’s East Alton facility.
He will be responsible for overseeing all operations at East Alton including maintenance, interior, avionics, paint, installations, parts and components, and AOG/MRT. Scott is taking over for Eric Kujawa, who has recently been promoted to Vice President of Falcon Product Development at West Star Aviation.
“Scott’s experience and firsthand knowledge of business aviation in progressive roles will make him very successful as East Alton’s general manager,” said Jeff Curry, Vice President of Operational Efficiency, West Star Aviation. “We are excited to welcome Scott to our team and we look forward to his role in helping our company continue to grow,” Curry continued.
“West Star has a genuine employee-focused culture with a relentless dedication to building strong, long-term customer relationships. I look forward to leading the growing team here and maintaining the culture that’s made us #1 in the industry,” said Scott Sweeney, General Manager, West Star Aviation.
In addition to its facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; and Chattanooga, TN, West Star Aviation runs maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO and Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX.
The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its newly remodelled East Alton and Grand Junction facilities.