Luxembourg-based fixed-wing aeromedical provider European Air Ambulance (EAA) has taken home the 2016 ITIJ Air Ambulance Company of the Year Award. EAA was named as the winner during the ITIJ Industry Awards ceremony in Berlin, Germany, on 3 November.
Reading the judges’ comments, Larry Baker of award sponsor UC San Diego Health System told attendees that EAA was the first air ambulance company to have an infectious disease module and it has the only certified weight transportation stretchers on the market, putting the company at the forefront of the air ambulance industry.
In his acceptance speech, Patrick Schomaker, EAA director of sales and marketing, thanked the firm’s clients and partners for helping the company to become what it is today.
The runners-up were AMREF Flying Doctors of Kenya, US-based REVA Air Ambulance and Skyservice Air Ambulance of Canada.
ITIJ – the International Travel & Health Insurance Journal – is the leading publication for the global travel insurance and assistance industry.
Watch the ceremony at www.itij.com/awards (Air Ambulance Award at 01:09:05).