FAI welcomes 12th Learjet 60
Germany‘s Air Ambulance Specialist and Special Mission Operator FAI rent-a-jet AG has acquired an additional Learjet 60 SE, MSN 312. The aircraft, tail number D-CFAQ, marks FAI’s 12th Learjet 60.
The aircraft will be refurbished by FAI Technik, FAI’s growing MRO division in Nuremberg. The refurbishment will feature an all new interior including VIP leather seating for seven to eight passengers in stylish shades of grey and high speed internet connectivity. This will be followed by a newly designed exterior paint scheme. This marks FAI Technik’s third Learjet 60 refurbishment project. It is anticipated that the aircraft will be available for sale from March 2020.
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 in-house maintenance centre, plus some 50 part-time physicians.
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 an official partner of McLaren F1 Racing.