Benefits of using Air Medical Transport

Benefits Of Using Air Ambulance Services


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Our air ambulance transportation specialists carefully listen to our client’s needs and assess each case to determine the best options and methods for safe transfer. We can arrange bedside-to-bedside air ambulance transportation based on the patient’s medical needs virtually anywhere in the world.

Always one step ahead, we make our clients planning fast, efficient, and economical. We treat each client like family and spend the time and resources to match the best solution for each case scenario. We have combined the following advantages to maintaining higher quality services for air ambulance transport:

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Our air ambulance transport services are designed to cater to the unique needs of every patient. We assign experienced liaison specialists to oversee every transport from beginning to end, ensuring a smooth and seamless experience.

With over 20 years of experience in patient transportation worldwide, our team possesses extensive knowledge and expertise in various areas, including EMS, fixed-wing air ambulance, ground ambulance, healthcare, and international logistics. Consequently, we can provide top-notch and dependable options for air ambulance transportation that adhere to the highest safety and patient care standards.

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Our service is staffed by professional specialists always ready to take our clients’ calls. We pride ourselves on our organization and attention to detail and prioritize carefully listening to our client’s needs, concerns, and circumstances. We aim to provide a stress-free air ambulance transportation experience by offering the correct solution for each situation.

When clients contact us, they speak directly to a highly trained air ambulance transportation specialist. We offer the flexibility to coordinate and schedule transportation in a way that suits the client’s preferences, whether by phone, email, fax, text, WhatsApp or through our online portal. With our reliable and efficient service, clients can rest assured that they will receive the highest level of care and attention, regardless of the time of day or night.


We take the guesswork and intensive planning of looking for trustworthy, professional, quality providers, negotiating rates, scheduling, monitoring, and following up out of the equation.

With our Worldwide Network Alliance, Air Medical Transport offers fixed-wing air ambulance aircraft operators certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 135 and European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). In addition to our US-based providers, our Worldwide Network Alliance of quality international transport partners covers (but is not limited to) North America, Central America, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Australia.

We do this for our clients to obtain more options and can focus on what they do best for their patients, family members, and clients.


With its Worldwide Network Alliance, Air Medical Transport can offer multiple carrier options and choose the best positioned, medically configured quality air carrier to respond promptly to each patient’s needs. This approach ensures more efficiency and minimizes the time required to respond, making Air Medical Transport an outstanding choice for air ambulance transportation.

It’s all about the right quality service with aircraft availability and right positioning at the time of service.

Air Medical Transport offers many different air ambulance aircraft options for each mission and route. Other companies will always provide their clients with the aircraft and service they exclusively handle, whereas we provide more options based on our client’s needs and requirements when choosing our service. 

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Here is an example: A US Citizen vacationing in Vienna, Austria (LOWW) had been recently hospitalized and stabilized with a fractured hip from a fall. He cannot safely fly via a commercial airline. His medical insurance does not cover his treatment overseas. He is looking for a prompt air ambulance transport back home to his medical specialist for surgery in Los Angeles, CA (KLAX).

From the time, a North American-based provider has the availability for transport. They will have to gather a rested team, dispatch the aircraft, reposition the plane, then rest the pilots and crew for at least 10 to 12 hrs. before being able to receive the patient in Vienna, Austria (LOWW) for transport. Theoretically, it can take them at least 48 to 72hrs to position the plane to receive the patient for transport. Based on the patient’s medical needs, requirements, and timing for each mission.

Based on our air ambulance network availability, we could arrange air ambulance transportation with any of our quality providers available near Vienna, Austria (LOWW), which are much closer and can respond quicker for this specific case.

Air Medical Transport offers clients all available options and utilizes the best-positioned, medically configured quality air carrier (holding EASA and FAA certificates issued under 14 CFR Part 135).

Basic Life Support (BLS) includes the provision of basic medically necessary supplies and services with Emergency  Medical Technicians (EMTs). BLS requires knowledge and skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), using automated external defibrillators (AED), providing oxygen therapy, and relieving airway obstructions in patients of all ages.

BLS ambulance transports provide necessary pre-hospital, post-hospital, and non-emergency medical care transportation for critical, non-critical, and emergent patients not requiring cardiac monitoring. EMTs have the essential knowledge and skills needed to stabilize and safely transport patients ranging from non-emergency and routine medical transports to life-threatening emergencies. EMTs’ function as part of a comprehensive EMS response system, while under medical oversight. EMTs perform interventions with the necessary equipment typically found on an ambulance. EMTs are an essential link between the scene of an emergency as well as the health care system.

Everyday BLS transport situations include:

  • Medical and surgical patients not requiring advance interventions or cardiac monitoring
  • Discharge to home or sub-acute care facilities (nursing homes, rehabilitation, assisted living facilities)
  • Psychiatric patients not requiring chemical restraints

Most BLS Transports in the world, are capable of handling essential life support interventions. These interventions include but are not limited to; Manual resuscitation via bag valve mask, oxygen therapy via nasal cannula, mask, non-rebreather, nebulizer, standard suctioning, pulse oximetry, splinting, bandaging, spinal immobilization, and automated external defibrillation. BLS Transports do not include advance interventions such as advanced airway, mechanical ventilation, intravenous therapy, and cardiac monitoring.   EMTs’ capabilities on BLS transports may vary depending on the local laws established by each country and their state department of health laws where the transfer takes place.

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When you contact us, you’ll speak directly with a highly trained air ambulance transportation specialist who can quickly identify and understand your needs. Unlike other companies, we don’t rely on call takers or front desk receptionists.

Our team has mastered the complex variables in coordinating and organizing air ambulance transports. We can offer more options and provide precise transport solutions tailored to your case. By clearly communicating, taking a careful and preventive approach, and using an organized planning process, we help our clients avoid unexpected financial surprises. Our customized solutions ensure that each client receives the care and attention they deserve.

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At Air Medical Transport, we understand the importance of convenience and privacy when booking air ambulance transportation. That’s why we’ve created an efficient and secure system for clients to request quotes and book transportation. Our policies are continuously improved to ensure that we remain a premier service that is both time and cost-effective.

We offer multiple ways to request a quote and book your air ambulance transportation, including online forms and a fillable PDF booking form that can be submitted via email, text, or WhatsApp. Our web forms autofill addresses across the globe to save you time and effort. Rest assured that our system is designed to meet and exceed healthcare privacy and security standards, ensuring your personal information remains confidential.

Book your air ambulance transportation with ease and on time today.


With healthcare expenses increasing and the strain on local financial resources, there is a growing demand to deliver a higher standard of clinical care while managing operations with precision and efficiency. Air Medical Transport is committed to providing High-Performance air ambulance transportation based on the following components:

  • COORDINATION THAT ENHANCES CONTINUITY OF CARE: We synchronize air ambulance and ground transportation, keeping everybody well-informed for seamless bedside-to-bedside medical care.
  • 24/7 SERVICE: Our multilingual air ambulance transport coordinators manage service calls 24/7. We offer over 200 languages of on-demand over-the-phone interpretation capabilities for flight coordination.
  • HIPAA compliance: We prioritize patient privacy and protect their information before, during, and after each transport.
  • WORLDWIDE ACCESS: Through our global network alliance of DOT, EASA, and FAA-licensed air operators, and quality-credentialed transport providers, we offer multiple air transportation options worldwide.
  • RAPID QUOTES: Our clients can easily obtain quotes and book our services quickly and conveniently.
  • PREVENTIVE COMMUNICATION: We prioritize efficient clinical communications to minimize risks and eventualities.
  • WORRY-FREE: We take care of the guesswork and intensive research and planning, providing logistic expertise based on a preventive approach and research.
  • TIMELY AND COST-EFFECTIVE: We save our clients and their team precious time and money.
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A patient’s care begins with the right care at the right time and having the patient arrive at their destination safely.

Air Medical Transport offers consulting services for domestic and international air ambulance transportation and MEDEVAC repatriations. This service includes procuring hospital beds, obtaining air and ground transportation quotes, coordinating international medical repatriations, and managing all the necessary details while communicating with everyone involved.

We pay strict attention to detail and make all the arrangements required for the patient’s transfer so that our clients have peace of mind. Each case is managed to meet the patient’s specific medical equipment and personnel needs.


Air Medical Transport offers air ambulance management services to medical centers, hospitals, domestic and international agencies, private companies, and the public for private pay. We also provide these services for out-of-pocket costs for health plans, healthcare facilities, embassies, and government entities.

Our services provide safe and easy access to air ambulance transportation worldwide, focusing on meeting our clients’ air ambulance requirements, aspirations, and goals.

Air Medical Transport offers a variety of transportation options, including fixed-wing air ambulance, airline medical escort, and commercial airline medical stretcher transportation. Our choices are cost-effective, reliable, responsive, and available for quote and booking.

Feel free to call one of our air ambulance transportation specialists 24/7 for any questions or to Request a Quote or a Booking.


Our service is designed to provide worldwide quality air ambulance transportation management, giving our clients many advantages over other providers. Being always one step ahead, we make planning efficient and economical. We treat each client like family and spend the time and resources to match each case scenario with the best aeromedical options and solutions. We have combined the following advantages to maintaining a higher quality air medical transport service:

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Offering clients practical convenience to obtain air ambulance quotes and submit booking requests.



Multilingual Professional Air Ambulance Coordinators await our clients’ calls 24/7.

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Efficient clinical communications with courteous and professional air ambulance specialists staying one step ahead.

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We synchronize air & ground ambulance transportation while keeping everybody well informed for seamless continuity of care.

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We offer more options with our Global Network Alliance of FAA and EASA certified aircraft operators and quality providers.



We provide our clients and their loved ones peace of mind while saving precious time and money.


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Going through an insurance policy can be a daunting challenge. Too often, it leaves the client without a straightforward nor definitive answer whether an air ambulance is medically necessary and covered guaranteed service. When other means of transport are contraindicated, and a patient needs air ambulance transportation for a medical necessity, the last thing a patient or family member wants to worry about is whether or not it will be covered under their medical insurance. 

When there is coverage for air ambulance transport, it is crucial to determine if the air ambulance is deemed medically necessary. Insurance companies will typically approve a claim to a higher level of care, closest available facility, or closest specialist by the most appropriate and least expensive mode of transport. Domestic private insurance companies typically do not cover international transportation or medical repatriation transport unless specifically included in the patient’s policy.

Preauthorization of Benefits

At Air Medical Transport, we always recommend having our billing specialist verify and obtain prior authorization from private insurance before transport. This task sometimes takes days, depending on the medical necessity documentation provided and the processing speed of the insurance company. We understand that many times due to the necessity to transport urgently, this is only sometimes practical and possible.

We can submit a formal preauthorization when the following information from the sending or receiving facility is on hand:

  • Patient’s fact sheet with demographics and insurance information
  • A detailed and descriptive signed statement from the physician in charge delineating the medical necessity for an air ambulance to the specific destination facility and stating the medical reasons why other modes of transportation are contraindicated.
  • Certificate of medical necessity completed and documented form.
  • Sending physician and sending facility NPI numbers
  • Medical diagnostic ICD10 code number(s)
  • Any additional medical record confirming the medical necessity for air ambulance transport to the specific destination facility or specialist as opposed to the closest location with the appropriate bed availability.
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    Our billing specialists perform the steps necessary to get air ambulance insurance reimbursements after the transport. If coverage is denied or only partially approved, our team has the expertise to appeal the insurance company’s decision. We will relentlessly continue to pursue payment until the end. At the same time, our clients can focus on their loved ones and not be distracted by insurance frustrations. If our clients have coverage in their policies and their trip was deemed necessary, rest assured that Air Medical Transport will protect their rights to air ambulance benefits!


    In aviation terms, Empty leg or back-haul refers to a “repositioning flight” when the airplane and team are sent out from or back to its base without any passengers.

    Like the example below: Someone booked an international air ambulance mission from Houston, TX (KHOU) to Rome, Italy (LIRF). After the transport in Rome, Italy, is completed, the returning flight leg from Rome, Italy (LIRF) back to base in Houston, TX (KHOU) becomes available for sale. In this case, the empty leg was the return flight from Rome, Italy (LIRF) to Teterboro, NJ (KTEB), which matched the planned route by 75%. After completing the second transport at Teterboro, NJ (KTEB), the team returns to Houston, TX (KHOU) base.

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    The Empty Leg Program was designed to save our clients money. The extra discount for a booked empty leg will depend on how closely the empty leg matches the transportation needed. The closer to a perfect match, the higher the discount will be.

    Air Medical Transport makes every effort to match a second patient for the same aircraft to return to the same origin or close to the planned repositioning route.

    If domestic or international air ambulance transport is not emergent and our client can provide a flexible date range for transportation, please let our flight coordinators know to include your information on our empty leg program. The empty legs usually become available on short notice, sometimes 24 to 48hrs. Suppose the route needed matches with a repositioning flight empty leg. In that case, our client could get a substantially discounted flight by booking a matching empty leg.

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