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Mafuwe Evacuation – Elephant Roadblock

Mafuwe Evacuation – Elephant Roadblock

Awesome Air Evac (AAE) was recently requested to evacuate a patient with a suspected broken pelvis from a bush camp in the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia. There were no medical facilities or resources available in the area to assist the patient, so AAE dispatched an emergency medical doctor and intensive care nursing sister to stabilize and evacuate the patient to Johannesburg for medical care. South African doctors and nurses are known...

03-09-2018 Articles Case Studies

Awesome Air Evac Achieves EURAMI Accreditation

Awesome Air Evac Achieves EURAMI Accreditation

Awesome Air Evac, situated at Lanseria International Airport in South Africa, achieved their European Aeromedical Institute (EURAMI) accreditation on 8 November 2017, being only the second air ambulance in South Africa, and the fourth in Africa, to achieve this status. Accreditation was awarded in the Fixed Wing category with medical endorsement in Adult Critical Care. Being awarded EURAMI accreditation is testament to the high standard of the quality management systems and...

10-11-2017 iPMI Magazine Medical Air Ambulance Repatriation Medevac Company News

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About Universal Air Evac

UNIVERSAL AIR EVAC is a EURAMI Accredited provider of fixed-wing air ambulance services covering the whole of Africa, it’s surrounding islands into Europe and the Middle-East. Evacuations further afield are accomplished through wing-to-wing transfers with industry partners. Based at Lanseria International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, and utilising dedicated long-range jet air ambulances, Universal Air Evac can fly a wide range of patients. With an average dispatch time of two hours and flying with a mission specific combination of a Flight Doctor and Flight Nurse or Flight Paramedic, Universal Air Evac is a safe choice for air ambulance flights.

Universal Air Evac provides medically escorted repatriation of patients on commercial airlines internationally and the team can assist with all facets of repatriation including pre-flight assessments, flight arrangements, ground transport, airport clinics and airline medical clearances.

Universal Air Evac is a joint venture between National Airways Corporation (Aviation) and Air Evacuation Services (Medical).

NAC is the largest general aviation company in Africa and one of the largest of its kind in the world.

Established in 1946, NAC’s strength lies in the relationships it has built over seven decades with both clients and suppliers. These robust partnerships enable NAC’s experienced and professional staff to provide market leading, cost effective solutions customised to our clients’ specific requirements.

NAC is an ISO 9001:2015 accredited company and is the world’s first Flight Safety Foundation BARS Gold Standard operator.

As a global special missions’ company, NAC has more than 70 years’ experience operating and managing numerous air support missions in both short- and long-term contracts for NGO’s, Aid and Relief organisations, oil companies, mining houses, freight handlers, regional airlines and Governmental institutions.