What you need to know about our air ambulance repatriation services

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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 quickly design a transportation plan that is tailored to your specific needs. As a result, this ensures that your medical transfer is optimized, while keeping you as comfortable and safe as possible. We also offer a comprehensive service that extends beyond our air ambulance repatriation and evacuation services so as to guarantee that you receive the best possible care. Continue reading to learn more about our primary services and the benefits of chartering one of your ambulance flights.

Our primary services: air ambulance repatriation and evacuation

Our air ambulance repatriation services are frequently required whenever travellers experience injuries, illnesses or traumas while abroad and need to return home for proper care. Indeed, the essence of a medical repatriation mission is to transport a person back to their country of origin where they can have access to better medical care, but also where language is not an impediment and family and friends are closer. At Medical Air Service, our medical crew is experienced in repatriating patients safely back via air ambulances.

Find out more about what a medical repatriation is and under what conditions it is possible via a click on the respective links.

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Both similar and distinct from medical repatriation missions, medical evacuation flights, also known as medevac flights, are also required whenever someone is injured or ill. However, rather than transferring them back to their home country, medevac flights consist in transporting the patient from their home country to a foreign country to benefit from another level of care or to have access to sometimes world-class medical care. This is exactly what we did for one of our patients who suffered from a severe heart attack in Ibiza.

To continue, medevac flights allow injured or severely ill people, such as cancer patients or victims of strokes, to be transported safely, quickly, and with medical support to a specialized trauma center or a hospital that is better equipped to handle the case. Car accidents, ATV accidents, a sudden-onset severe illness, as well as the desire to be closer to relatives who have relocated to another country are all important reasons why our clients require a medevac flight.

Each of our medevac flights is crewed by medical professionals who are experienced in airborne medical treatment and equipped with state-of-the-art medical apparatus. This contributes to a safe flight. Moreover, your medevac journey will begin and end at the hospital of your choice by opting for our bed-to-bed care. This will also alleviate the stress of your loved ones who are coordinating the flight.

Find out more about the difference between CasEvac and MedEvac here.

What makes Medical Air Service a reliable international air ambulance company

We all hope that our domestic and international travels begin and end with wonderful memories, but the real world can be full of unpleasant surprises. For instance, if you suffer from multiple bone fractures or encounter pregnancy complications in a foreign country, you may require immediate medical repatriation to your home country. As a result, it is critical to understand what to look for in an air ambulance company if you find yourself in such a stressful situation.

While browsing the Web, you will come across a surprising number of air ambulance companies that offer repatriation and evacuation services. Leaving aside the fact that they are not all properly equipped to ensure your or your loved one's safety depending on your particular illness, many of them do not offer flights on a global scale.

At Medical Air Service, we understand that in times of crisis, the family members caring for the patient in a foreign land are also stressed. As a result, in addition to having an international presence in the truest sense of the word, we provide the best services to alleviate this stress as soon as we arrive on the scene and even earlier than this. Indeed, our staff can ease communication with the receiving medical facility or help you obtain a proper medical report.

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We are a reputable international aeromedical transportation company with a global presence in all major countries. From minor accidents to severe medical trauma, we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure you return home to your family and trusted medical care provider as soon as possible.

We have the necessary resources, authorizations, and critical care equipment to safely transport patients back to their home country. We can reach you anywhere in the world thanks to our extensive network of service areas. We have a talented team of well-trained professionals who will work with you and your family members to make your return home as seamless as possible.

The following are some of the unique services that distinguish us as the top choice for patients around the world:

We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days

Our team of highly experienced professionals is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to arrange your domestic or international medical flight as soon as reasonably possible. Country-specific and familiar with your language, our customer service representatives will make you feel at ease and cared for. You can reach them at any time of day or night by phone or email.

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Furthermore, our knowledgeable staff is available to answer your questions about visa and entry requirements, medical flight costs, ground transportation, pet courier services, and other topics.

Bed-to-bed service

We offer an all-inclusive bed-to-bed service to ensure your complete safety and comfort from start to finish of your aeromedical repatriation/evacuation. It includes not only medical flights, but also after-landing services such as ambulance ground transport or rescue vehicles. We are always ready to provide fully customized patient transportation, and we always take the necessary steps to reduce waiting times and make the transit as smooth as possible.

A first-rate air ambulance service

To add to that, we are committed to caring for you until you are safe in the hospital of your choice or at home in the comfort of your own bed. Our ground transportation services are available immediately following landing, under strict medical supervision, and with no waiting time. We only select vehicles that are equipped with the necessary amenities based on your specific needs.

An extensive air ambulance fleet

Our air ambulance fleet provides a variety of options to meet our patients’ diverse needs. With a full range of medical planes and helicopters (which can transport patients from one hospital to another without the need for ground transportation), we can cover the entire global medical transportation network. Our medical aircraft can be quickly deployed to any location in the world and can travel medium to long distances. We have alliances with not only major international airports around the world, but also smaller airfields close to your home, again allowing us to minimize ground transportation needs.

Aside from the benefits listed above, below are some of our complementary services that set us apart from competitors:

  • Our medical escort service, which consists of a team of qualified doctors and nurses, accompany patients to provide medical care if necessary;
  • Our VIP Patient service includes  bigger and more luxurious planes, as well as additional services before and after the flight;
  • We can help you with the formalities associated with your international visa, as well as obtaining permission from the relevant authorities and the hospital where you are/will be admitted.

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