FAI Aviation appoints F1 star as ambassador


FAI Aviation Group (“FAI), Germany’s largest operater of business jets, has appointed a celebrity brand ambassador, in the form of former Formula One World Champion, Mika Häkkinen. The Finnish racing driver, nicknamed ‘The Flying Finn’ was Formula One World Champion in 1998 and 1999, driving for McLaren.

In his role as brand ambassador, Häkkinen will promote FAI’s services, with a particular focus on aircraft charter and management. Siegfried Axtmann, founder and chairman of FAI, comments: “Mika is a natural fit for the FAI brand with his track record of success in Formula One, his passion for excellence and focus on precision and performance.”

Häkkinen added, “I have been a great advocate of business aviation for some years – it has enabled me to travel freely and flexibly, particularly during my racing career. I am proud to be representing FAI. Its competency as a business jet operator in terms of service excellence, attention to detail and emphasis on safety are impressive. I look forward to helping the brand go from strength to strength.”

FAI Aviation Group operates Germany’s largest fleet of business jets and amassed more than 13,000 hours of flight time in 2018. FAI´s group fleet of 25 jet aircraft and one turboprop includes seven Bombardier Global Expresses, five Bombardier Challenger 604s, one Challenger 850, 11 Learjet 60 series, plus one Premier 1A and one King Air 350. FAI is headquartered at Albrecht Duerer International Airport in Nuremberg, Germany.

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