Mountain Air Services Moves Operation to Morgantown, W.Va.

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New business in Morgantown, W.Va. Mountain Air Services makes announcement that the company moves its entire operation to Morgantown Municipal Airport. The company brings the convenience of private aircraft charter to fast growing Morgantown.

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"My charter company enhances your efficiency and provides greater productivity for you individually and for your company," said founder and owner Mike McWhorter.

Mountain Air Services announced today that the company has moved its operation to Morgantown Municipal Airport in Morgantown, W.Va. Mountain Air Services has proven expertise in several different aspects of the aviation industry, providing personal charter flights, management services, aerial photography and mapping and other flight services. The company operates multiple aircraft, is dedicated to hiring qualified and committed pilots and has the ARGUS Gold safety rating. “We provide each of our clients with the highest level of service, professionalism and dependability possible,” said founder and owner Mike McWhorter.

Safety, security, convenience and productivity are key reasons why individuals and companies choose on-demand air travel for personal and business travel. Due to Morgantown’s increased economic growth over recent years; MAS made the move to the area in hopes to provide the area’s individuals and businesses with flights operated on their own schedules that can allow maximum flexibility. “Morgantown is one of the major areas for growth and development in our state. We are here to cater to that statistic,” said owner Mike McWhorter. Mountain Air Services strives to ensure its clients are investing in their own time. “As the owner of several businesses myself, I understand the value of time. My charter company enhances your efficiency and provides greater productivity for you individually and for your company,” said McWhorter.

“The city of Morgantown and greater Mon County have been very welcoming thanks to people like Glenn Davis [Davis is acting airport manager] and Morgantown City Council,” added McWhorter. The McWhorter family have very strong ties to Morgantown and are avid WVU supporters. “As an alumni of WVU it is with great pride that I am now operating my company out of Morgantown, the home to WVU. This state and its university have provided my company and my family with several opportunities; I look forward to being closer to that relationship,” said McWhorter.

About Mike McWhorter: Mike McWhorter founded Landmark Forestry LLC in 1992 working primarily with non-industrial private landowners. Landmark Forestry LLC is currently one of the premier forest-consulting firms in West Virginia and in surrounding states. Landmark Forestry’s main headquarters is located in Horner, W.Va.; McWhorter’s hometown. In 2005, McWhorter founded Mountain Air Services LLC. The company has proven expertise in several different aspects of the aviation industry, providing charter flights, management services, aerial photography and mapping, flight instruction and other flight services. Mountain Air Services provides maintenance through Skymark Aviation, an avionics company that McWhorter established in 2004. Both aviation companies are operated in Morgantown, W.Va. In 2012 McWhorter ventured into the retail arena with the purchase of the three outdoor themed retail stores, appropriately named “McFly Outdoors” located throughout West Virginia. McWhorter was recognized by the State Journal in 2009 in their Who’s Who in WV Business recognition article. In 2012 McWhorter was recognized by the WVU Division of Forestry and Natural Resources when he was presented with the 2012 Outstanding Alumnus Award.

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Kate Garton
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