FAI announces partnership with Atalanta Golden Yachts to provide private jet charter service
FAI rent-a-jet AG, German leading air charter operator has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Greece-based leading luxury yacht management company, Atalanta Golden Yachts to provide luxury VIP air charter services.
Effective immediately, FAI will offer Atalanta Golden Yacht charter clients the opportunity to fly privately from an airport of their choice anywhere in the world directly to an airport closest to their chosen embarkation port in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean. Clients will be served by FAI’s jet charter fleet which includes Bombardier´s Global Express, Challenger 850, Challenger 604, Learjet 60 and the Premier 1A light jet.
As the Greek yacht charter market reopens for international clients, the new partnership will give clients that have booked or are contemplating a superyacht charter, the opportunity to start and finish their holiday in complete confidence, in a secure, exclusive and protected environment. As a dedicated leading air ambulance specialist and special mission operator, FAI rent-a-jet AG, is also in the unique position to offer Atalanta Golden Yachts‘ clients an air ambulance service should the need for urgent medical evacuation arise.
Siegfried Axtmann, Group Chairman and Founder, FAI Aviation Group, commented: “We are very pleased to partner with Atalanta Golden Yacht Charter as their private aviation provider. Following our recent partnership with McLaren Racing, this new partnership is a further example of our teaming up with internationally recognised brands who are leaders in their field and committed to excellence. We look forward to serving Atalanta Golden Yachts’ clients and promoting our services within the superyacht charter community.”
John Dragnis, Director of Atalanta Golden Yachts, added: “Together with the reopening of the Greek superyacht charter market, we are pleased to announce the establishment of a unique partnership that brings together the leading luxury yachts management company in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean and one of the leading private jet charter operators worldwide with the objective of offering our clients a tailor made, exclusive and safe holiday.”
About Atalanta Golden Yachts (www.atalantagoldenyachts.com)
Atalanta Golden Yachts is the leading luxury yachts management company in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean, acting as central agent for more than 40 super yachts. It was incorporated in 2006, as the result of the collaboration between Atalanta Marine and Golden Yachts. Activities include management, sales, brokerage and chartering of all crewed yachts.
About FAI Aviation Group
FAI Aviation Group operates Germany´s largest Bombardier business jet fleet. FAI´s group fleet of 27 jets and one turboprop comprises six Global Express, one Challenger 850, six Challenger 604s, 12 Learjet 60s, together with two Premier 1A light jet and one King Air 350 turboprop.
FAI runs a 14,000 m² carbon-neutral fixed-base operation at its Nuremberg, Germany headquarters, employing a full-time staff of 220 people, including 60 mechanics and engineers at its MRO subsidiary FAI Technik.
FAI´s Group revenues in 2019 were close to € 100 m combined to a fleet utilization of more than 14.000 hours of airtime.
FAI was proud to receive 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 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 one of three finalists for the 2019 ITIJ industry award – Air Ambulance Company of the Year. During the Dubai Airshow in November 2019 FAI was honoured with an Aviation Annual Achievement Award, in recognition of its 30 years of air ambulance and special mission flying and a 10-year anniversary award from MEBAA, reflecting the fact that 20% of FAI’s flying activity is now in the Middle East.
FAI is official supplier of McLaren F1 Racing.