FAI rent-a-jet GmbH’s Air Ambulance Division has been awarded the 2021 International Travel & Health Insurance Journal´s (ITIJ) Air Ambulance Company of the Year.
This marks the second successive win for FAI and its third win overall, making it the only company to have ever achieved such a result to date.
Nuremberg, Germany-based FAI’s triumph was revealed live from the ITIC Global celebration lunch in Madrid on Thursday 4 November.
FAI beat off stiff competition from AMREF Flying Doctors and European Air Ambulance to secure the award.
ITIJ honours the best of the travel insurance sector including those companies that have made an outstanding contribution to the global travel and health insurance industry over the past year.
Mandy Langfield, Managing Editor of ITIJ, comments: “The strategies the winners have employed to not only survive during the pandemic, but thrive, are testament to the professionalism of the people they employ.”
Accepting the award, Volker Lemke, Head of FAI´s Air Ambulance Division, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have won this prestigious award once again.
“It means a lot to myself and the entire FAI air ambulance team.
“This past year has been incredibly challenging as we have worked exceptionally hard to meet complicated and ever-changing conditions during the pandemic.
“Our team has worked tirelessly and professionally and for this, I would like to thank them and dedicate the award to them.”
Ian Cameron, Editor in Chief of ITIJ, added: “Huge congratulations to FAI for their second win in a row as ITIJ Air Ambulance Company of the Year.
“The company has demonstrated commitment to excellent patient care and the highest of operational standards throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond. The award is thoroughly deserved.”
image: Barbara Baumgartner, Managing Director FAI Rent-a-Jet GmbH, DMCC Branch and Volker Lemke, Head of FAI’s Air Ambulance Division with the award.