FAI Technik expands with new maintenance base at Berlin Brandenburg Airport

German MRO service provider FAI Technik has expanded its presence in Germany with the opening today of a maintenance base at the all new Willy Brandt Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), in the countrys capital.

At BER, FAI will offer line and base maintenance for the full line of Hawker HS125 series, Beechcraft Premier 1/1A and King Air series aircraft as well line maintenance checks up to 1C for Gulfstream models including G280, G450, G500, G550, G650 and G650ER.

Additionally, an AOG-team for Learjet and Bombardier aircraft will be deployed to support FAI´s own fleet of Learjet 60, Challenger 604 and Global Express BD700 aircraft which regularly operate in and out of BER

The new facility will complement FAI’s existing centre of competence for base maintenance and modifications of Learjet and Bombardier aircraft at its headquarters at Albrecht Duerer Airport, Nuremberg.

FAI will employ over 90% of Beechcraft Berlin Aviations (BBA) former workforce at the new facility, following BBAs filing for insolvency in spring 2022.

Located at the airports General Aviation Terminal (GAT), FAIs new facility includes over 3,400 m² of hangar floor space and another 1,300 m² of workshops, stores and offices.

FAI Technik becomes the second MRO serving business aircraft at BER and the only one to support more than one aircraft manufacturer for maintenance services.

FAIs Group Chairman Siegfried Axtmann, comments: “We are delighted to announce FAI Techniks presence at Germany´s capital airport which will nicely complement our existing MRO facility at Nuremberg. We are also pleased to be able to retain more than 30 highly qualified ex-BBA staff members who will continue supporting BBA´s clients and contribute to the growth and prosperity of FAIs Maintenance division.”