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Canadian Minister of National Defence Peter MacKay has announced that in response to a request from the government of Jamaica, Canada will deploy three CH-146 Griffon tactical helicopters and 65 Canadian Forces (CF) personnel to support the...

The Waypoint AirMed & Rescue conference, airshow and exhibition that was due to take place in September has been rescheduled to 1-2 May 2012. The venue remains unchanged as London Oxford Airport, UK.

Air Critical Care LLC, a Florida, US-based air ambulance company offering global patient transportation and medical evacuation services, has become a provider for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross...

The UK government has announced its plans to maintain search and rescue (SAR) helicopter coverage at the four Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) bases after the current contract expires in 2012.

Richard Carter McComb, chief executive of Life Link III, was arrested on 23 June at the company’s Minneapolis office and charged with six felony tax charges.

Charity workers for the Midlands Air Ambulance were held hostage by masked robbers armed with a Taser gun at the charity’s headquarters on 21 June. Around 20 members of staff were held by three men for around half an hour while money bags full of...

The German Federal Ministry of Defence has signed a contract with Eurocopter to...

Bell Helicopter has announced that AgustaWestland (AW) has agreed to purchase Bell’s ownership interest in the BA609 tiltrotor programme, a Bell-AW joint venture.

Details have been announced of Waypoint AirMed & Rescue 2011. The combined...

Air Methods Corporation has announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire OF Air Holdings Corporation and its subsidiaries, including Omniflight Helicopters, Inc.

A single-engine, fixed-wing air ambulance aircraft crashed on 25 May, killing all seven people onboard and three people on the ground in a densely populated area of Faridabad, India.

The Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergency Management and...

NETS, a charity that provides air ambulance services to sick and seriously injured children, has set up a branch in the UK and has announced plans to base its helicopter and clinical training centre in Sheffield at the former base of Yorkshire...

The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), representing the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), has warned government ministers that they must act quickly if the service’s is to continue flight operations, as CHC Helicopters, the...

Canada’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has said it will not be conducting any...

As Libya descended into deepening unrest at the end of February into early March,...

The latest move in the ongoing saga of the UK SAR-H project has seen the contract suspended as military...

On 20 January, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced it had finalised a rule...

An expected announcement on the future of the UK’s search and rescue (SAR)...

Carson Helicopters has hit back against elements of the US National Transportation Safety Board’s analysis of the crash of an S-61N helicopter in August 2008, saying that the Board has ignored testimony ‘in favour of supposition’. 

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