Deal Positions Constant Aviation for Expanded MRO Growth and Customer Reach
CLEVELAND, OHIO — January 12, 2017 – Constant Aviation, offering full-service maintenance, repair, and overhaul with a nationwide network, announced that they have entered into an exclusive agreement to acquire StarPort, a full-service MRO and FBO based in Sanford, FL (KSFB).
“The addition of StarPort, located near Orlando, FL, aligns with our goal to maintain multiple, full service MRO’s in key regions across the nation. The decision provides Constant its first paint operation, an organizational focal area in 2017. With proposed plans to add a paint facility at the company’s headquarters based in Cleveland, OH, the acquisition of StarPort offers our customers an immediate solution. We have always had the desire to expand into Florida, a state that houses more than 500 of our niche aircraft. As we have experienced growth over the past decade, we waited for the right opportunity to move into the Florida region. The StarPort acquisition provides us the opportunity to strengthen and expand our capabilities while we will remain focused on providing an exceptional service experience,” said Stephen Maiden, President and CEO of Constant Aviation.
StarPort’s portfolio includes full-service FBO, aircraft maintenance, avionics installation, interiors and custom paint capabilities. “After a great deal of thoughtful consideration as to who we would ultimately turn stewardship of StarPort over to, we chose Constant Aviation. Constant Aviation maintains a family-centered culture, built on passion, dedication, and values. These principles, combined with the drive to deliver an unparalleled customer service experience, made this agreement the right decision for the future of StarPort,” said Jacqueline Cambata, President of StarPort, “We’re delighted to work with Constant Aviation and believe this acquisition provides a unique opportunity for our teams to continue to provide world class service to our clients.”
The acquisition is projected to close during the first quarter of 2017.
About Constant Aviation
Constant Aviation has locations at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Cuyahoga County Airport, Birmingham International Airport and Las Vegas International Airport. All facilities specialize in airframe maintenance, engine repair maintenance, major repairs, avionics, interior refurbishment, parts distribution, accessory and composite services. As one of the fastest growing MRO’s in the country, Constant Aviation understands the importance of aircraft availability, predictability and minimizing operational costs for their customers. Constant Aviation has raised the bar in aircraft maintenance expectations and provides customers with a one-stop shop option when it comes to maintenance events. For more information, please visit www.constantaviation.com or call 216.261.7119. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
StarPort is a state-of-the-art FBO/PART 145 MRO facility located at the Orlando-Sanford International Airport (KSFB) on an 11,000 foot runway with 70,000 square feet of hangar space and 7.8 acres of ramp space. StarPort’s FBO includes a 12-seat AV equipped conference room, Pilot’s snooze room and showers, business center, catering services, rental car services and children’s play room. Facilities also include a complete paint shop, interior shop, and heavy MRO hangar.
100 STARPORT WAY SANFORD FLORIDA, 32773 | 1-866-321-8880