Attracting new sponsors and commercial partners is part of FAI's role. Building and maintaining productive commercial relationships allows FAI to focus on its core role of developing air sports around the world.
DHL is the Official Logistics Partner of FAI. Part of the world-leading logistics provider Deutsche Post DHL Group, it provides a comprehensive range of services in the field of logistics, haulage and storage. FAI and DHL work together primarily in the area of event logistics. As well as providing full logistics support services to FAI head office, FAI and DHL collaborate to promote new business, through FAI’s Commission meetings, National Air Sport Controls (NACs), event organisers and others within the air sports community.
LeaseWeb is an official FAI Partner and hosts FAI servers, including the FAI website. It is a leading cloud-hosting provider, serving more than 17,500 customers. Founded 20 years ago in the Netherlands by two pilots, the company employs nearly 500 people from over 35 countries across its international offices and data centers in the US, Singapore, the Netherlands and Germany.
Noosphere Ventures is the FAI Global Technical Partner. The US asset management firm has developed an event management system in cooperation with FAI to provide applications that include creating event websites, integrating with FAI databases, receiving scores from external scoring systems, and allowing competitors and organisers to communicate in an effective way.
FAI and Red Bull Air Race World Championship signed an agreement providing official approval by FAI of the race Rules & Regulations and inclusion of all races in the FAI Events Calendar. Additionally, FAI provides a delegate who attends all events to supervise safety aspects as well as including the provision of FAI medals especially designed for the Red Bull Air Race.