FAI nominated as finalist in Air Ambulance Company of Year Award
The Air Ambulance division of German Special Mission Operator FAI rent-a-jet AG has been named as one of three finalists in the 2019 International Travel & Health Insurance Journal’s (ITIJ) industry awards – Air Ambulance Company of the Year category.
This is the 17th annual ITIJ Awards and marks the third nomination for FAI. The winner will be announced at a prestigious black-tie Global Finale Dinner which takes place on October 31st at The Intercontinental hotel in Malta during the International Travel & Health Insurance Global Conference.
Commenting on the nomination, Volker Lemke who heads up FAI´s Air Ambulance Division, said: “We are naturally very pleased that our work has been recognised. This nomination is further confirmation of our continued commitment to our clients, outstanding service and medical excellence. Regardless of the outcome, I would like to congratulate our team of talented staff who put in a tremendous effort every day for the benefit of the patients who fly with us and our global client base who support us. I am extremely grateful to them and proud of the entire team.”
About FAI Aviation Group
FAI Aviation Group operates Germany’s largest fleet of business jets and utilised 13,000 hours of air time in 2018. FAI´s group fleet of 25 jet aircraft and one turboprop includes seven 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.
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