West Star Aviation welcomes new Project Manager to Chattanooga


LaLaina Doudna

January 23, 2020 – West Star has announced the placement of LaLaina Doudna as Project Manager at their Chattanooga, TN (CHA) location.

LaLaina brings more than 22 years of aviation experience in rotary and fixed wing aircraft. She is a U.S. Army Veteran, has her A&P license, holds Inspector Authorisation (IA) privileges, as well as being a G5 Master Tech, NCAT Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET), Aircraft Structural Assembly (ASA) and UH-60 Helicopter Repair certifications. LaLaina is currently in school pursuing her degree in Aeronautics with a minor in Project Management.

“LaLaina’s results oriented approach and technical expertise make her a perfect fit for this position, and we are happy to welcome her to the West Star team,” said Steve Goede, General Manager (CHA).

“I am excited to be able to apply my experience, specifically to the Hawker and Citation platforms, while collaborating with the West Star team on new efficiencies,” stated Doudna.

In addition to its primary facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; Chattanooga, TN; and Perryville, MO, West Star Aviation also maintains satellite facilities at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO; Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX; Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, MN and Scottsdale Airport in Scottsdale, AZ. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its East Alton and Grand Junction facilities.