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 Technik
FAI Technik is a 100 % subsidiary of German GA-Operator FAI rent-a-jet GmbH. Operating as a full service FBO and MRO, FAI Technik at Nuremberg is licensed for base and line maintenance of the Learjet 60, Challenger 600-series and Bombardier Global Express 700-series, including modifications, aviation upgrades, interior refurbishment and component services such as batteries and wheels. FAI´s EASA part 145 licence is approved by the Cayman Islands and Bermuda, as well as the US FAA and Nigeria. FAI Technik Nuremberg is a distributor for Collins Aerospace, Gogo Business Aviation and GARMIN.
About FAI Aviation Group
FAI Aviation Group operates Germany´s largest fleet of Bombardier business jets. The fleet includes five Global Express, six Challenger 604s and seven Learjet 60s. FAI runs a 14,000 m² carbon-neutral fixed-base operation at its Nuremberg, Germany headquarters, employing a staff of close to 300 people, including 70 mechanics and engineers at its in-house MRO FAI Technik GmbH and another 30 staff at its Berlin base. FAI´s Group consolidated revenues in 2022 were close to € 130 m with a fleet utilization of more than 12,000 hours of flight time.
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 2019 FAI received a 10-year anniversary award from MEBAA, reflecting the fact that 20 % of its flying activity is now in the Middle East and was honored with an Aviation Annual Achievement Award, in recognition of its 30 years of air ambulance and special mission flying.
In 2020 and 2021 FAI received the prestigious Award “Air Ambulance Company of the Year” from ITIJ Magazine.
In 2021, FAI was awarded the Pandemic Response Special Award in recognition of its response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In 2022, FAI was awarded “20 years of Aviation Excellence in the Middle East” by MEA Business at the Aviation Innovation Awards.
FAI is official supplier of the McLaren Formula 1 Team.