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FAI accepts Gold Award for Safety from EBAA on 40th anniversary

FAI accepts Gold Award for Safety from EBAA on 40th anniversary

FAI rent-a-jet AG(dba Flight Ambulance Intl.) today was awarded the prestigious 2017 Gold Safety of Flight Award by the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) during the EBACE Convention’s 40th annual event in Geneva, Switzerland. The Gold Award is awarded to member companies operating business aircraft for forty years or 80,000 hours without an accident.

Receiving the award from Brian Humphries, EBAA President at a special EBACE Awards Luncheon, FAI Chairman Siegfried Axtmann said: “We are absolutely delighted and proud to receive this fine endorsement from EBAA. It is an excellent achievement for the company. Safety is our number one priority at FAI and we pride ourselves on offering only the highest standards of safety across our entire operation for the benefit of our customers. I congratulate members of our dedicated workforce on this achievement as their tireless efforts have greatly contributed to our success.”

In related news, last month FAI increased its capacity with the addition of a brand new 4800 m2 maintenance hangar, Hangar 8 at its Albrecht Duerer International Airport Headquarters in Nuremberg. It has also further bolstered its fleet with the addition of a fourth Bombardier Global Express and sixth Bombardier Challenger 604. This brings FAI’s total fleet to 24 jet aircraft and further underlines FAI’s position as Germany’s largest general aviation operator.

The FAI fleet comprises four Global Express, six Challenger 604, 11 Learjet 60, two Learjet 55, one Premier 1A and a King Air 350.

FAI is exhibiting at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) during May 22-24th in Geneva, Switzerland on the Avinode Booth #F70.

About FAI Aviation Group

FAI Group operates Germany’s largest fleet of business jets and utilized more than 13,000 hours of air time in 2016. FAI´s fleet of 23 jet aircraft including three Bombardier Global Express, six Bombardier Challenger 604, eleven Bombardier Learjet 60 and two Bombardier Learjet 55 plus one Premier 1a and one King Air 350. Headquartered at Albrecht Dürer International Airport in Nuremberg, Germany, FAI runs a 14,000 m² carbon neutral FBO. FAI employs a full time staff of 190 people, including 60 mechanics and engineers at FAI´s in house MRO plus some 50 part time physicians and paramedics. FAI operates satellite offices in Dubai and Miami, as well as line stations in Bamako and Dakar.

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