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UK – Leeds General Infirmary adds fire equipment to allow 24×7 ops

Seriously ill or injured patients from across Yorkshire are benefitting from extended air ambulance flying...

Air Ambulance Awards of Excellence 2017

The nation’s finest clinicians, aviators and fundraisers are celebrated at the Air Ambulance Awards of...

EHA signs joint industry declaration in support of digitalisation

The European Helicopter Association (EHA) has signed a joint industry declaration to support the...

Hampshire IOW Air Ambulance training facility nominated for AAA Award

Our pioneering Immersive Simulation training facility has been nominated for an award at this years’ Air...

Shortlist for Air Ambulance Awards announced

The shortlisted nominees for the 2017 Air Ambulance Awards of Excellence have been announced today. The...

Yorkshire Air Ambulance achieves NVIS status

Following a visit from their CAA Flight Operations Inspector, Paddy Connelly, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance...

Midlands Air Ambulance Invests in RRV

Midlands Air Ambulance Charity has recently unveiled three new rapid response vehicles to support the...

Air Ambulance service launches in Northern Ireland after 12-year campaign

THE culmination of 12 years of campaigning will today see the official launch of the Northern Ireland air...

Cornwall Air Ambulance celebrating 30 years of saving lives

Around 200 people packed the hangar at Cornwall Air Ambulance headquarters to celebrate 30 years of saving...

Second Yorkshire Air Ambulance helicopter takes to the skies

The second of Yorkshire Air Ambulance’s brand new helicopters has taken to the skies over North...

Newquay SAR Helicopter Service Celebrates One-year Milestone

Bristow Helicopters Limited has reached the first anniversary of delivering search and rescue (SAR)...

The first of three brand-new Wales Air Ambulance helicopters touches down

 The first of three brand-new helicopters which will begin operations with the Wales Air Ambulance Charity...

RAF donates Sea King to Falklands museum

The Royal Air Force has donated a Sea King (Sikorsky S61 built in UK under licence) to the Falkland Islands...

Hampshire and IOW Air Anbulance start night training with H135

Last year Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) announced its commitment to full night flying...

Great Western Air Ambulance has record year in 2015

The rise is down to our new helicopter, a Eurocopter 135, which arrived at our base in Filton in October...

PDG Helicopters starts newly-expanded lighthouse contract

PDG Helicopters – based in Scotland – has this week started a new seven year contract to support of...

Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance doctor wins Lifetime Achievement award

Almost 350 guests celebrated the best and brightest from the air ambulance community on Monday night at the...

Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance plan new operational base

Nearly 100 people have attended an exhibition showing plans for a new air ambulance base in Paddock Wood. The...

Bristow winchman recognised by the Queen

Bristow winchman Duncan Tripp has been recognized as a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in...

Herts Air Ambulance opens its first charity shop

Christmas shoppers in Ware will be in for a treat from early December as Herts Air Ambulance opens the doors...

UK HELP Appeal makes second grant to Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham

Nottingham Hospitals Charity’s Saving Lives Helipad Appeal has received a significant boost thanks to...

UK HELP Appeal makes first grant for Scottish helipad

A £700,000 donation from the HELP Appeal is providing real benefits for patients being brought to the new...

LIncs Notts Air Ambulance to replace Explorer with AW169

Today we can announce that we will be taking delivery of a newAdd Media helicopter next summer, an Augusta...

Thames Valley Air Ambulance prepares to launch new H135

The first H135 in the UK, acquired and operated by Bond Air Services on behalf of Thames Valley Air...

Yorkshire Air Ambulance Signs for H145

Yorkshire Air Ambulances (YAA) has today signed an agreement for a new H145 from Airbus Helicopters in the...

UK – Rooftop helipad planned for Manchester hospitals

As part of National Air Ambulance Week (21-27 September) Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS...

Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance to upgrade from Bo105 to EC135

Scotland is the only part of the UK to have Government-funded EMS helicopters, and two H145s are now flying...

Thames Valley Air Ambulance – new livery revealed

The new Airbus H135 helicopter for Thames Valley Air Ambulance has been revealed and shows a much greater...

East Anglian Air Ambulance to upgrade Cambridge base

The East Anglian Air Ambulance is getting a brand new base at Cambridge airport – which will mean better...

UK – Helipad planned at revamped Luton and Dunstable hospital

The redevelopment of a university hospital could see it become the first in the county with a dedicated...

Northern Ireland Health Minister commits to helicopter

The Minister said: “I believe that the time is right to transform our major trauma services with the...

Great Western Air Ambulance now carrying blood on board

GWAAC is carrying blood on the helicopter and rapid response vehicles which will benefit seriously ill and...

UK – HIOWAA reaches 6000 missions

Since the news that the Air Ambulance has helped to achieve a higher survival rate of patients across the...

London Air Ambulance buys second MD Explorer

With a figure of almost £4M so far raised  towards a target of £6M, London’s Air Ambulance is doing well...

Wiltshire Air Ambulance reveals preferred site for new base

WILTSHIRE’S Air Ambulance may have found a new base in the county after a year-long search. The lease...

Bristow SAR Framework Recognized with 2015 Green Apple Award

Bristow search and rescue (SAR) framework was recognized as the Green Champion for Scotland in the 2015 Green...

Heli Charter Appoint New Group Chief Pilot, Responsibility Includes Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Pilot Steven Judd, who will oversee the operation of Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s pioneering new helicopter,...

London’s Air Ambulance Launches £4.4M Campaign For Second MD902

We are calling on the people and organizations of London to join together in owning the solution to...

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust Launches Smartphone App

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT) is delighted to announce the launch of its new App for iPhone...

London £4.4m Fundraising Campaign Begins For Air Ambulance

The Your London Your Helicopter scheme wants to buy a second helicopter by the end of the summer to provide...

Work Starts On London’s Third Rooftop Hospital Helipad

The facility at King’s will be London’s third helipad, and serve a trauma population of 5.5 million...

MedEvac Foundation International Opens 2015 Scholarship Cycle

The MedEvac Foundation International is seeking applicants for the 2015 Medical Transport Leadership...

Wales Air Ambulance gets Government commitment for doctors on all flights

A new clinical emergency service to stabilise and transfer the most critically-ill and injured patients to...

East Anglian Air Ambulance supports British Medical Journal research

East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) welcomes recent discussions on the treatment of cardiac arrest patients,...

Hampshire and IOW Air Ambulance to upgrade to night-capable EC135T3

Today we are delighted to be able to announce that we will be upgrading to a specially-equipped new...

New Derriford Helipad Will Help Save Lives in Cornwall

CORNWALL Air Ambulance says a new helipad to be built at Derriford Hospital will make a dramatic difference...

UK CAA launches review of its medical services

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced a review of the medical services it provides. The study...

London’s Air Ambulance helps launch UK’s first undergraduate degree in Pre-Hospital Medicine

The Institute of Pre-Hospital Care at London’s Air Ambulance (“The Institute”), and Queen Mary...

London’s Air Ambulance partners with Vocalink to make fundraising easier

London’s Air Ambulance has formed a two-year strategic partnership with VocaLink, who will provide the...

Irish Minister for Transport launches fourth Coast Guard S92

Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar officially launched the Coast Guard’s new...

Londons Air Ambulance celebrates 25 years of saving lives

London’s Air Ambulance, the charity that delivers an advanced trauma team to critically injured people in...

Irish Air Corps completes 100th EMS mission of 2013

Last night the Air Corps transferred a young patient from Kerry to Casement Aerodrome in their 100th Air...

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance begin Grand New operations

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA) have begun operating with their brand new...

Wales Air Ambulance installs BabyPod portable incubators in its EC135s

Lifesaving charity Wales Air Ambulance has installed portable incubators in its three aircraft, helping...

London’s Air Ambulance wins ‘Outstanding Contribution to London’ award

London’s Air Ambulance, the charity that delivers an advanced trauma team to critically injured people in...

London’s Air Ambulance marks 30,000 trauma patient milestone

London’s Air Ambulance has reached a significant milestone in treating 30,000 trauma patients since it...

Milestone finances AW109SP GrandNew for Sloane Helicopters

Milestone Aviation Group, the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today that it has financed the...

British Chinook Pilot Commended

  A Royal Air Force Chinook pilot who skilfully guided his helicopter through dense fog to try and save...

North Sea operators join for their own safety review

Offshore helicopter operators Avincis Group, Bristow Group and CHC Helicopter announced today they have...

Bell signs agreement for first UK EMS 429

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today a signed agreement with Heli-Charter...

UK – Plymouth’s Derriford Hospital moves ahead with helipad plans

Plans for a new helipad at Plymouth’s Derriford Hospital have been put forward by the region’s...

Balfour Beatty to build new UK SAR bases for Bristow

Bristow Helicopters Ltd yesterday (Wednesday, 11 September 2013) appointed Balfour Beatty as its...

New HQ for Midlands Air Ambulance

Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC) has made a strategic decision to move its headquarters to new premises...

Devon Air Ambulance takes delivery of Eurocopter EC135 P2i

Devon Air Ambulance has added a second Eurocopter EC135 to its helicopter fleet, enhancing the service...

UK – Bristol Royal Infirmary helipad completed – opens in 2014

Work on the construction of the new helipad on the roof of the Bristol Royal Infirmary (BRI) has finished....

Trakkabeam A800 searchlight chosen for first UK night EMS operations

Trakka Corp Pty Ltd today announced that the A800 Trakkabeam Tactical Searchlight has been successfully...

Eurocopter UK provides emergency services demo at Air Tattoo

The missions of Eurocopter helicopters will have a starring role in this year’s Royal International Air...

Sloane Helicopters EMS AW109SP Grand New delivery

Sloane Helicopters is very pleased to announce the addition of the GrandNew to its EMS fleet. The delivery...