Press Releases

AIR METHODS’ SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM RECOGNIZED BY THE FAA

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Estimated one percent of Part 135 operators to officially have achieved the FAA’s letter of acceptance (DENVER, Colorado July 8, 2021) – On Tuesday, July 6th, Air Methods (AMC), the leading air medical service in the country, received its letter of acknowledgement from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) accepting AMC’s Safety Management System (SMS). In […]

AIR METHODS CALLS ON GOVERNOR CUOMO TO SIGN LIFESAVING BLOOD TRANSFUSION BILL

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Thank you to the New York Legislature for putting patients first (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, May 28, 2021) – Air Methods, which serves New York State as LifeNet of New York, applauds Senator Hinchey, Assemblywoman Woerner, and the New York legislature for passing S. 4085/A.2561 earlier this week. This important legislation will allow air transport ambulance service […]

UNITED ROTORCRAFT VENTURA COUNTY FIREHAWK®

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(ENGLEWOOD, Colorado, May 25, 2021) – United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation announced today the delivery of two HH-60L FIREHAWK® helicopters to Ventura County Air Unit. Configured by United Rotorcraft with a 1,000-gallon water tank attached to the belly of the aircraft; an extended landing gear to accommodate the tank; a retractable snorkel […]

CAMTS PUBLIC NOTIFICATION: ACCREDITATION SITE VISITS TO AIR METHODS NORTH CENTRAL REGION

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The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) will conduct an accreditation site visit of: Air Methods North Central Region (Air Idaho Rescue, AirLIfe Utah, Black Hills Life Flight, LifeNet Air Medical Services, and Wyoming Life Flight) on June 14, 2021 (Ogden, UT) and remaining programs on June 17-18, 2021.  The purpose of the site […]

AIR METHODS ANNOUNCES NEW BASE IN HARTFORD, WISCONSIN

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New base location brings added critical care services to residents, providing lifesaving care in emergency situations (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, May 6, 2021) – LifeNet Inc., a division of Air Methods, announced that LifeNet 3-2 will now be based at the Hartford Municipal Airport. The new base location will ensure residents in the Hartford region and […]

AIR METHODS STATEMENT ON THE SIGNING OF WEST VIRGINIA HOUSE BILL 2776 THE AIR AMBULANCE PATIENT PROTECTION ACT

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AIR METHODS ANNOUNCES AIRLIFT TEXAS BASE IN WACO

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New collaboration with Baylor Scott & White Health will provide community with access to critical care through fast and reliable air medical transports (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, April 01, 2021) (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Air Methods, the leading air medical service in the U.S., is collaborating with Baylor Scott & White Health to open a base in Waco, […]

AIR METHODS LAUNCHES AMPED PODCAST TO ELEVATE CRITICAL CARE CONVERSATIONS

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Leading air medical physicians and nurses to interview clinicians about unique experiences and lessons learned from the frontlines (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, February 25, 2021) (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider in the U.S., today announced the launch of its Air Methods Prehospital Education (“AMPED”) podcast. AMPED, which is designed for prehospital […]

CAMTS PUBLIC NOTIFICATION: ACCREDITATION SITE VISIT TO AIR METHODS MIDWEST REGION

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The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) will conduct an accreditation site visit of: Air Methods Midwest Region (Medflight, ARCH, Phelps Air, HSHS Rescue Flight, Saints Flight, LifeNet of Michigan, Air Methods Kentucky, LifeStar, Christ LifeFlight, and LifeNet McHenry) on February 25-26, 2021.  The purpose of the site visit will be to evaluate the […]

AIR METHODS DONATES AIRCRAFT TO MERCY AIR AFRICA

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Donation will further nonprofit’s mission to support those who serve isolated communities in southern region of Africa with expanded reach and easier access (GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, December 3, 2020) – Air Methods, a leading air medical service in the U.S., announced today that it has donated an Airbus AS350B2 helicopter to southern Africa-based humanitarian relief […]

AIR METHODS ANNOUNCES NEW UTAH BASE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MOUNTAINSTAR HEALTHCARE

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(GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, November 3, 2020) – Air Methods, the leading air medical service in the U.S., announced today that it has partnered with MountainStar Healthcare and will open a base in Ogden, Utah on November 3 as, AirLife Utah. The base will serve Ogden Regional Medical Center, Cache Valley Hospital, Brigham City Hospital, Pleasant View Emergency […]

VANDERBILT LIFEFLIGHT NAMED NATIONAL PROGRAM OF THE YEAR BY LEADING TRADE ORGANIZATION

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(GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, October 26, 2020) – Vanderbilt LifeFlight, a subsidiary of Air Methods, a global leader in air medical transport, has been named the Air Medical Program of the Year by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS). This prestigious award, sponsored by Airbus Helicopters, recognizes an air medical program that has demonstrated a superior […]

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