FAI honoured with Aviation Annual Achievement Award in Dubai

Monday 25th November 2019

  • FAI logo
  • Right to left, Siegfried Axtmann, FAI Founder and Group Chairman proudly accepts his Award from Ali
  • Aviation Achievement Award

Germany‘s Air Ambulance Specialist and Special Mission Operator FAI rent-a-jet AG was honoured with an Aviation Annual Achievement Award in the Anniversary Milestone category during a special Gala Evening held last week coinciding with the Dubai Air Show. The prestigious  event which attracted over 500 aviation industry leaders and over 100 organisations was held on a 220ft mega yacht berthed at the world famous Pier 7, Dubai Marina. FAI Founder and Chairman, Siegfried Axtmann, proudly accepted the award on behalf of the company........

FAI marks 10 years with MEBAA

 

FAI Aviation Group received a second award during the Dubai Air Show last week - this time in recognition of its 10-year membership of MEBAA (the Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association ). FAI Founder and Chairman, Siegfried Axtmann, proudly accepted the award from Ali Alnaqbi, Founding and Executive Chairman of MEBAA  during a special member’s event at The Palace Downtown hotel, Dubai.

About FAI Aviation Group

FAI Aviation Group operates Germany's largest fleet of Bombardier business jets and utilised more than 13,000 hours of air time in 2018. FAI´s group fleet of 25 jet aircraft and one turboprop includes six Bombardier Global Express, five Bombardier Challenger 604s, one Challenger 850, 12 Learjet 60 series, plus one Premier 1A and one King Air 350. Headquartered at Albrecht Duerer Intl. Airport in Nuremberg, Germany, FAI runs a 14,000 m² carbon neutral FBO.

FAI Aviation Group employs a full-time staff of 200 people, including 60 mechanics and engineers at its in-house MRO plus some 50 part-time physicians and paramedics.

The Nuremberg headquarters is supported by a sales and support office in Dubai, offering operational advantages in the Middle East. The company also operates a satellite office in Miami in support of its sales and acquisition activities in the Americas.

FAI was the recipient of the Diamond Safety of Flight Award from the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) in May 2018 marking the highest safety recognition awarded by EBAA to member companies operating business aircraft for 50 years or 100,000 hours without an accident. In autumn 2018 FAI Aviation Group scooped “Germany´s Best Airline” accolade in the 2018 Focus Money Awards.

In October 2019 FAI´s Air Ambulance division was nominated as one of three finalists in the 2019 ITIJ industry award – Air Ambulance Company of the Year.

 

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ON TOUR: ERA at Edinburgh


After the sunshine of the Eastern Med in 2017, the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) gathered in the Athens of the North - Edinburgh - for its 2018 annual general assembly. Alison Chambers reports.

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