McLaren Racing announces new partnership with FAI Aviation Group

“We are proud to welcome them as partners from the 2020 season”

McLaren Racing and FAI Aviation Group, Germany’s leading global provider of mission-critical aviation services, today announced a multi-year partnership beginning in the 2020 Formula 1 season.

FAI Aviation Group is a European pioneer in global high-end aircraft solutions headquartered at Nuremberg’s Albrecht Duerer International Airport. FAI’s experience spans across more than 30 years, offering a range of aviation services such as VIP charter, aircraft management, air ambulance and maintenance for government agencies, NGOs and HNWI’s

As part of the partnership, FAI Aviation Group will be represented on the inside of the rear wing endplate of the McLaren MCL35 race car for the 2020 Formula 1 season.

Zak Brown, Chief Executive Officer, McLaren Racing said:

“The FAI Aviation Group is a perfect partner for McLaren Racing. Being trusted to provide services to NGO’s and several government agencies underlines the quality and professionalism of the company and its people. We are proud to welcome them as partners from the 2020 season.”

Siegfried Axtmann, Group Chairman and Founder, FAI Aviation Group said:

“The partnership aligns two internationally recognised brands, leaders in their fields, both committed to excellence. We are very excited to become a partner of McLaren Racing enabling FAI to promote its services within the Formula 1 community.”

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.

www.fai.ag

2020-06-25T13:05:56+02:00
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