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FAI's last Learjet 55 has been replaced by a Learjet 60 (D-CFAL).

FAI remains on schedule to harmonise Learjet fleet by mid-2018

December 6, 2017:

FAI rent-a-jet AG, Germany´s largest business jet operator, has bid farewell to its penultimate Learjet 55 aircraft (D-CAAE), which will now continue life as an air ambulance jet in the USA.

The Learjet 55 has already been replaced by a Learjet 60 aircraft (D-CFAL) recently acquired by FAI in Bulgaria. Earlier this year, FAI's last Learjet 35A aircraft was also replaced by a Learjet 60 (D-CFAT).

Siegfried Axtmann, chairman of FAI rent-a-jet AG, commented, “I am delighted to see that our fleet replacement and harmonisation project is on track. We anticipate outsourcing our last Learjet 55 by mid-2018 as scheduled, completing our transition to a more modern Learjet fleet comprised entirely of Learjet 60 aircraft.”

FAI currently has 11 Learjet 60 aircraft in service, which means it operates the world´s largest fleet of that aircraft type. Beside the Learjet 60, the company also operates four Global Express, five Challenger 604 aircraft, one Premier 1A and a King Air 350. The company recently added its largest corporate jet to the fleet, an Airbus A319CJ which will be available for lease and ad hoc charter in mid-2018 following a cabin upgrade.

 

 

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