FAI Technik appointed as Honeywell Channel Partner

FAI Technik GmbH, the maintenance division of Germany’s FAI Aviation Group, has been appointed as an authorised Channel Partner for Honeywell Aerospace. The agreement allows FAI to supply and service Honeywell avionics parts and systems. It covers all Honeywell Aerospace business aviation avionics products including its range of connectivity solution and services, cockpit and cabin upgrades

As a Channel Partner, FAI Technik will be able to offer detailed Honeywell system upgrades, installation solutions, EASA and STC (Supplemental Type Certificates) certification as well as Honeywell parts at the most competitive prices. Additionally, as part of the global Honeywell network, FAI will collaborate with the global aerospace manufacturer to develop marketing strategies, identify business opportunities and bring the best value to customers.

This latest appointment will further expand FAI’s offering and facilitate faster installation times for customers owing to improved supply chains. FAI Technik is already in discussions with a number of clients about the opportunities presented by Honeywell’s products.

Commenting on the announcement, Siegfried Axtmann, FAI Aviation Group Founder and Chairman, said: “We are honoured to be appointed as an authorised Honeywell Channel Partner. Their innovative solutions are highly regarded across the globe and as such, this collaboration is a significant agreement for the company. We are increasingly being asked by our customers for options for CMS and IFE upgrades on mid to large size business aircraft so the new arrangement will enable FAI Technik to considerably broaden its offering which in turn will benefit our customers.”

Nuremberg-based FAI Technik is globally recognised for its ability to install the latest cabin management (CMS)/in-flight entertainment (IFE) technology and high-speed connectivity. This includes interface units which enable cabin functions to be operated from a smartphone. As such, customers can easily access a broad range of movies (or music) which can be viewed from multiple, wide screen, high definition monitors. Complementing this is a state-of-the-art surround sound system offering a superb acoustic experience while in the air. FAI Technik also installs KA-Band solutions which enable seamless high-speed in-flight connectivity providing passengers with enhanced IFE and maximum business productivity.

About FAI Aviation Group

FAI Aviation Group operates Germany´s largest Bombardier business jet fleet which brings significant operational and cost benefits. In addition to the seven Global Express jets, FAI´s group fleet includes, one Challenger 850, six Challenger 604s, 12 Learjet 60s, together with two Premier 1A light jets and one King Air turboprop.

FAI runs a 14,000 m² carbon-neutral fixed-base operation at its Nuremberg, Germany headquarters, employing a staff of 250 people, including 60 mechanics and engineers at its in-house MRO FAI Technik GmbH. FAI´s Group revenues in 2019 were close to € 100 m with 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 2021, FAI was awarded the Pandemic Response Special Award in recognition of its response to the Covid-19 pandemic and in 2019 FAI was honoured with an Aviation Annual Achievement Award, in recognition of its 30 years of air ambulance and special mission flying. In 2019, FAI received a 10-year anniversary award from MEBAA, reflecting the fact that 20 % of FAI’s flying activity is now in the Middle East.

In 2020, FAI´s Air Ambulance Division was named winner of 2020 ITIJ industry award – Air Ambulance Company of the Year.

FAI is an official supplier of McLaren Racing.

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