FAI welcomes seventh Global Express

News — 24.02.19 BY Jill Stockbridge

German Special Mission and VIP-Charter Operator FAI rent-a-jet has welcomed its seventh Bombardier Global Express to the company’s 26-strong fleet.

Following a 240-month inspection, the Global Express will undergo a complete interior refurbishment at the MRO division, FAI Technik in Nuremberg. Further planned upgrades include the installation of a new cabin management system, KA-Band Ultra-High Speed Wi-Fi Internet and new exterior paint.  It is anticipated that the aircraft will be introduced to the market for sale or lease by the end of March 2019.

The aircraft’s custom interior will be designed by FAI’s design partner, German design specialist, Tim Callies. Callies, who is well known in the business aviation industry for his work on Boeing BBJs, Airbus ACJs and Global Express business jets, will work with the future aircraft owner to select custom features to suit his or her own particular taste and lifestyle.

The Global Express will be FAI’s third ‘Signature Edition’ aircraft where a buyer can personalise the cabin design and select upgrades for an all-in turnkey price. The end result offers the benefit of a fully refurbished aircraft with major maintenance inspections completed.