Medical Air Service Blog

In our blog, we further elaborate on topics concerning ambulance flights and medical repatriation.

Bringing a message of joy, a pregnancy is typically without significant risk. However, not all women live it as a fulfilling experience, particularly if they are prone to high-risk pregnancies, have pregnancy complications, or have preexisting health issues that increase health risks for both themselves and their baby. Contact your ...

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At Medical Air Service, we make it a point to dispatch the majority of our medical evacuation flights as soon as possible. Even if a patient has been cleared to travel by their treating physician, we believe it is critical to inquire about their medical condition or the treatment they are receiving, especially to ensure that the appropriate ...

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After two years of suspension, Saudi Arabia has announced the reestablishment of the Hajj pilgrimage for individuals around the world. The Kingdom is allowing one million Muslims from all over the world to participate in the pilgrimage, which was suspended because of Covid-19. Hajj will begin on the 7th of July and will end on the 12th for ...

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May 2022 saw the spread of another disease that left people across the world in a state of mild panic: Monkeypox. The first recent cases were detected in the UK and more countries soon started reporting similar victims. According to the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, as of the 19th of June 2022, there were over 2500 ...

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One of the most popular overseas destinations for Americans is Mexico. The country attracts millions of Americans every year, whether for spring break, short vacations or long-stay holidays, because of its accessibility, affordability, warm climate and exotic beaches. So much so that officials are talking about over-tourism, especially with a ...

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The intricate history, the art, the culture, and the myriad of places with each country having a distinctive and unique appeal to vacationers makes Europe one of the top destinations for American Citizens. Every year, millions of Americans, notably ‘snowbirds’, (vacationers who migrate from the colder areas of Northern America to warmer ...

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With its year-long tropical climate, the Caribbean has been the go-to holiday destination for many Americans, especially for snowbirds planning a long stay vacation to escape winter. While staying in the Caribbean can be a dream, when planning your vacation you should take into consideration emergencies that can occur and how to deal with ...

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With flying being a stressful experience for many, the impact is even more severe for individuals with mental health issues. Known as the most ‘ defenseless travelers’, they must be treated in the same way as other patients, even if their ‘disease’ is not physical. There are two things that must be taken into consideration when it comes to ...

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If COVID-19 had taken a toll on tourism in Florida, the US state is now bouncing back and travel plans to the Sunshine State have topped pre-pandemic numbers. In 2021, after restrictions were lifted, over 670 million Americans booked a plane to enjoy the beaches and the sea and this year, this number is set to increase with Florida being one ...

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If you are sick or injured and need to travel a long distance to return home or to reach a hospital, air travel is probably the most convenient way for you to get there. Nevertheless, you may be concerned that you will be denied boarding on a commercial aircraft due to your current medical condition and wonder if you can charter a private air ...

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If you have a commercial flight scheduled, you are probably worried about traffic to the airport, never-ending security lines or flight delays that could ruin your next vacation or important business trip. But have you considered the risks of flying while sick or injured? However, simply being concerned about flying with an injury or illness ...

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 Medical Air Service is an air ambulance service provider whom you can rely on when you need to transport a loved one with special medical needs to anywhere in the world. Indeed, patient care and safety are our top priorities. As a result, in addition to providing medical flight services, we go above and beyond in every way to offer our ...

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When a person is injured or becomes ill abroad, returning home can be difficult because they may not be able to travel on a regular airline. This is where our specialized medical transportation comes in: to help you get back home or to a world-class hospital. In this regard, Medical Air Service assists you in receiving appropriate care in your ...

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Ensuring prompt assistance in high-stress situations, Medical Air Service has built years of expertise in the aeromedical industry. Owing to our experience, we are capable of organizing repatriation and evacuation missions virtually all over the world, exactly where you need it, without any red tape. Supported by a multi-skilled team, we ...

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Medical tourism is growing to be extremely popular, even from developed countries, such as the US, where there seems to be no dearth of medical treatment and care. Medical Tourism involves traveling to another country to obtain treatment, whether medical, dental or cosmetic. Reasons behind these types of trips are many, common ones being ...

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With a surge in demand for charted medical jets, an investigation about the particularities and benefits of these planes stands to reason. Do they live up to the expectations? Let’s look at the advantages of chartering a medical jet when you are sick.  A medical jet is a plane that is fitted with medical equipment and that has a crew ...

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Travelling long-haul is possible even for patients who constantly require medical supervision and care thanks to international ambulance services. The easy accessibility of these solutions has proven to be a boon for patients and a huge step forward in the world of healthcare. Being able to travel across borders to obtain medical treatment ...

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Aeromedical transportation is a common method of transporting patients whose medical conditions prevent them from traveling long distances on land. It is usually intended for patients who need to be transferred safely and quickly from one care facility to another, usually in a foreign country or back to their home country, all while requiring ...

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Key now to offer proper care and treatment to patients efficiently and quickly, medical jets have considerably evolved. Also known as air ambulances, they are equipped with medical equipment and the crew consists of medical professionals instead of pilots, stewards and air hostesses.   The medical jets of Medical Air Service  Medical Air ...

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Experienced, humane, easily accessible… These are just some of the qualities defining Medical Air Service. We pride ourselves on being an international medical jets provider with a primary mission of transporting patients to wherever they need to go in complete safety and comfort. Our sole focus is our clients’ safety and wellbeing, we make ...

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After two years of restrictions, government regulations and Covid-19-related fears, various countries are finally easing into a seemingly normal lifestyle. For over 24 months, major events, holidays and celebrations happened under lockdown and now, finally, people from across the world can spend important moments with their loved ...

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Being seriously ill or injured while traveling abroad is every traveller's worst nightmare. As a result, many travel insurance policies include medical air transportation benefits which can cover the costs of medical repatriation and evacuation missions in other countries. Many people, however, are unaware that travel insurance policies ...

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Unexpected health issues can be stressful even in the best of circumstances, especially when proper medical care can only be obtained in another country. When you add arranging long-distance patient transportation to the mix, the situation can quickly become overwhelming. Indeed, air medical companies operate under complex and frequently ...

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Mid-March saw the UK removing all Covid-19 travel regulations, which generated quite some excitement among residents and citizens, prompting them to make travel plans for the Easter holidays. Fast forward to a few weeks later and the general sentiment looming in airports is that of outrage, despair, resentment and distress, among what seems to ...

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