Osprey Flight Solutions has today announced a new collaboration with FAI Aviation Group, one of the largest private jet charter operators in Europe and one of the leading air-ambulance operators worldwide, to enhance their flight safety and security through the implementation of Osprey’s unique risk management system.

FAI air ambulance

The Osprey system is the most powerful resource in the industry for understanding the risks in the global aviation operating environment, by seamlessly integrating cutting-edge technology with world-class human analysis. By rapidly identifying, corroborating and classifying incidents, events and situations about which operators should be informed, Osprey delivers an end-to-end risk management system from take-off to touch-down.

Headquartered at Albrecht Duerer International Airport in Nuremberg, Germany, FAI Aviation Group have been operating for over 30 years and currently operates a fleet of 21 jet aircraft for VIP charter and air ambulance, including three aircraft providing Special Mission Services for the world´s largest NGO. 

As one of the leading providers of mission-critical aviation services, FAI is committed to providing the highest levels of service and safety in the industry. The Group has introduced Osprey’s system, which collects data from over 200,000 open sources in over 60 languages, to enhance their risk management processes and enable safer, more secure flights across all destinations.

Bruce Norfolk, Chief Commercial Officer at Osprey Flight Solutions commented:  

“It’s a pleasure to welcome FAI Aviation Group to our rapidly expanding client base. We look forward to working with them to enhance their operational decision-making and support them in conducting effective and efficient risk management.” 

Michael Wiegand, Safety Manager at FAI Aviation Group, added: 

“With our special mission profile and many flights to global crisis areas, we depend on a strong partner like Osprey. In particular, I really appreciate the immediate availability of relevant data.”

FAI ambulance

About FAI Aviation Group 

FAI Aviation Group operates Germany´s largest fleet of Bombardier business jets which brings with it significant operational and cost benefits. In addition to five Global Express jets, FAI´s fleet includes one Challenger 850, six Challenger 604s, eight Learjet 60s, together with one Premier 1A light jet.

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 2021 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 2019 FAI received a 10-year anniversary award from MEBAA, reflecting the fact that 20 % of its flying activity is now in the Middle East and was honoured with an Aviation Annual Achievement Award, in recognition of its 30 years of air ambulance and special mission flying.

In 2020 and 2021 FAI received the prestigious Award “Air Ambulance Company of the Year” from ITIJ Magazine.

In 2021, FAI was awarded the Pandemic Response Special Award in recognition of its response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

FAI is official supplier of the McLaren Formula 1 Team.

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