North Star Aviation is getting into the Boeing 737 maintenance business and moving into the old facility used by Piedmont Airlines and Pace Airlines at Smith Reynolds Airport in Winston-Salem, N.C. All of North Star’s executive team worked at Piedmont Airlines in the 1970s and 1980s, so they are familiar with the region and the facility, says President Charlie Creech. The company plans to hire 125 workers by the end of the year. “The majority of those jobs will be A&P mechanics, but ...


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