Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, UK, has taken another step towards getting its own onsite helipad after the HELP Appeal announced that it will be contributing a further £500,000 towards its total costs.

 American Medical Response (AMR) has activated its National Command Centre (NATCOM) in Dallas, Texas.

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) made its first medevac rescue as part of Operation Presence Mali, an Air Task Force deployed in Mali to assist with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission.

Metro Aviation has delivered an H135 to Washington Centre’s MedSTAR Transport.

In an effort to streamline the verification and facilitation of flight crew and ground crewmembers globally, CrewID® developed the CrewID® Badge and ID Credentialing System.

Leonardo is set to integrate Aireon’s space-based Automatic Dependent Broadcast data into its LeadInSky air traffic management system.

Capital Air Ambulance has announced the appointment of Dr Simon Forrington as its new Chief Medical Officer.

KCW has announced a new statement of work which will see it supply complex composite components and assemblies for the Sikorsky Combat Rescue Helicopter.

Metro Aviation has announced that it has delivered an EC145e helicopter to University of Utah Health AirMed programme in the US.

our New York Police Department (NYPD) divers took to the waters from a NYPD helicopter after four people were left stranded on a beach In New York.

HIOWAA has announced that it has been tasked to over 1,000 emergencies so far in 2018.

Two moose hunters and their pilot had to be rescued by a US Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter after their plane crashed near the western coast of Alaska.

Swiss air-rescue company Rega successfully rescued two hikers near Kandersteg, Switzerland.


US-based air ambulance operator REVA’s office at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan was re-opened in August

Airbus Helicopters has signed a contract with the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior for the purchase of 55 civil helicopters 

As the result of a 90-day government investigation into fraud in Nepal, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has appointed a Special Committee to oversee all helicopter rescues

Air Methods is partnering with health insurer Anthem to offer its insurance policyholders access to Air Methods’ emergency medical services as part of their in-network health coverage benefits

JETcopter, a VTOL aviation startup, has announced the launch of tests of a new type propulsion system for VTOL aircraft

Bristow will provide helicopter offshore crew change services and search and rescue (SAR) services to support Eni Norway and Equinor

In the first half of 2018, helicopters from DRF Luftrettung (German Air Rescue) were called out 20,330 times