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FAI collects Diamond Award for Safety from EBAA

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Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: Switzerland Aircraft: Airplanes

FAI Aviation Group is in a buoyant mood having been awarded a Diamond Safety of Flight Award from the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) last week at a special event held during the EBACE Convention in Geneva, Switzerland.  Siegfried Axtmann, FAI Group Chairman proudly accepted the award on behalf of the company. 

Diamond status is the highest safety recognition awarded by EBAA to member companies operating business aircraft for 50 years or 100,000 hours without an accident. On accepting the Award, Siegfried Axtmann said: “Having received the Gold Award last year, it is very gratifying to be recognised again, particularly with such a prestigious award. The Diamond Award is an outstanding achievement and an important milestone for the company. Safety is our number one priority and at the heart of everything that we do. It also highlights the tremendous effort that everyone in our team puts in every day for which I am grateful.”

FAI is the world’s largest air ambulance jet operator by revenue, having logged more than 200,000 hours flying air ambulance missions. It is also Germany’s largest general aviation operator by fleet operating more than 13,000 hours of airtime in 2017.

FAI’s fleet comprises23 jet aircraft and one turboprop including five Bombardier Global Express, five Bombardier Challenger 604s, 11 Learjet 60, one Learjet 55 plus one Premier 1A and one King Air 350.

Photo Caption– Right to Left, Siegfried Axtmann, FAI Founder and Group Chairman proudly accepts his Diamond Award, presented by EBAA’s Chairman, Mr. Juergen Wiese.

About FAI Aviation Group

FAI Group operates Germany's largest fleet of business jets and utilized ca. 13,000 hours of air time in 2017. FAI´s group fleet of 23 jet aircraft and one Turboprop includes five Bombardier Global Express, five Bombardier Challenger 604s, 11 Learjet 60, one Learjet 55 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.

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