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Stellar Aviation Expands with Acquisition of Horizon Aviation at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

SOUTH PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stellar Aviation Group announced today that it has acquired Horizon Aviation. Horizon, located at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, IL was the premier FBO service provider at KSPI. With Stellar’s reputation for quality service and safety and its seasoned management team, the acquisition of Horizon puts another bright star in the Stellar FBO network.

KSPI Growing Infrastructure


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Jonathan Miller, President of Stellar Aviation Group, stated, “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. Airport Director Mark Hanna 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 new GA terminal and hangar rehabilitation project on the horizon to house Stellar, Springfield’s infrastructure will be significantly enhanced to meet its growing visitors and business groups. Stellar looks forward to rolling out the red carpet, offering unparalleled service and being an ambassador and committed resource for the Airport.

“We’re excited to see Stellar’s continued success and expansion with this strategic acquisition of Horizon’s operations at KSPI,” said Dan Gallogly, Vice President EPIC Fuels. “We’re proud to be a trusted supplier to Stellar, an organization that like EPIC, provides unsurpassed levels of service and satisfaction to its customers. We look forward to helping fuel Stellar’ s success at KPSI and at each step along the way in their future growth.”

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 facilities offer quality service in a safe environment, efficient facilities and all the amenities and services to accommodate, plan and coordinate corporate, executive and private aviation. With more than twenty-five years of experience in providing such services, Stellar is well-equipped to enhance newly acquired locations and continue to grow its network. Stellar is dedicated to exceeding customer expectations at every level and to achieving harmony at its locations by providing even the most seasoned traveler with the peace of mind by attending to every detail.

For further information on Stellar Aviation; please contact: Brad Kost at (561-212-8416), or email bkost@stellaraviationgroup.com, or please visit www.stellaraviationgroup.com.

Source:Stellar Aviation Group