For immediate release: November 10, 2016
Stellar Aviation Group Expands Growing FBO Network with the Acquisition of Horizon Aviation at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI) in Springfield, Illinois
South Palm Beach, FL – November 10, 2016 – Stellar Aviation Group, LLC announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Horizon Aviation of Springfield Illinois. Horizon Aviation at the KSPI Abraham Lincoln Capital airport was the premier FBO services provider at the State Capital Airport servicing all aspects of the needs of its clients and operators. With Stellar’s reputation for quality service and safety and seasoned management team, this acquisition puts another bright star in the Stellar FBO network.
Jonathan Miller, President of the Stellar Aviation Group, stated that “This new location is the strategic cornerstone for our growing FBO Network as we look to expand further throughout the important Midwestern region. It is with great pleasure we welcome all of Horizon’s dedicated employees and discerning clientele to the Stellar family”.
The Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport under strong leadership and management has grown its infrastructure and services throughout the last decade. The Airport currently provides extensive airline service and military support. Additionally, KSPI hosts a robust and growing GA and Corporate Aircraft community. Mark Hanna, Airport Director, states “We are pleased to welcome Stellar Aviation to the Springfield community as they will bring a wealth of operational experience and innovation to our airport. We are excited to have them as a partner to further grow and develop our general and corporate aviation sectors, especially as we begin a major redevelopment project that will transform the FBO into a first rate facility. Together, we look forward to a bright and prosperous future for GA and corporate aviation in Springfield, IL.
With the Airport’s brand new GA terminal and hangar rehabilitation project on the horizon to house Stellar Aviation, Springfield’s infrastructure will be greatly enhanced to greet all of its growing sectors of visitors and business groups. Stellar Aviation looks forward to offering unparalleled service in a safe environment as a great ambassador and resource for the State of Illinois Capital Airport.
About Stellar Aviation:
Stellar Aviation is a network of FBOs with operations in South Palm Beach, Florida (Palm Beach County Park Airport), Wilmington, Delaware (New Castle County Airport) and Springfield, Illinois (Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport). The Company’s FBO facilities offer high quality service in a safe environment, efficient facilities and all of the amenities and services to accommodate, plan and coordinate corporate, executive and private aviation travel. With more than twenty-five years of experience in providing such services, the Company is well-equipped to enhance newly acquired locations and continue to grow its network. The principals of Stellar Aviation have significant experience in the acquisition of individual FBOs, as well as the conglomeration of such operations into a cohesive network of industry-dominant service providers. Stellar Aviation’s business activities include commercial and general aviation servicing and fixed base operations, which include the provision of terminal services, pilot facilities, maintenance, weather service, flight planning and hangar space to private, executive and corporate aircraft.
For over 25 years The Stellar Aviation Group’s Management team has been providing state of the art facilities and unsurpassed levels of service and satisfaction to its clientele. Recognized as an industry leader in corporate support facilities Stellar is dedicated to exceeding customer expectations at every level and achieving harmony at its locations giving even the most seasoned traveler the piece of mind that every detail has been attended to. Through its dedicated team of industry professionals and passionate service providers the Stellar Aviation Group continues to prove their commitment to excellence in executive travel.