Life Flight Network, the largest not-for-profit air medical transport service in the United States, and REMSA Health – Care Flight, a non-profit critical care transport service headquartered in Reno, Nevada, announced this week that Life Flight Network will now serve as Care Flight’s aviation and maintenance vendor for fixed-wing services.

Bringing over 46 years of air medical expertise, Life Flight Network will provide a state-of-the-art Pilatus PC-12 aircraft for Care Flight’s Reno base and will oversee all aspects of aircraft maintenance, pilot training, and pilot staffing.

Care Flight will staff the base with their highly skilled medical crew, comprised of a certified flight nurse and a critical care paramedic. Together, the two organizations will provide best-in-class air medical transport services to the region.

“We are excited to partner with Care Flight to further enhance access to critical air medical services for those in need,” said Ben Clayton, chief executive officer of Life Flight Network.

“Life Flight Network and Care Flight have a strong history of industry collaboration and share a steadfast commitment to our core mission of saving lives by delivering exceptional emergency healthcare to the communities we serve. It is our privilege to serve the communities in this region, ensuring access to quality air medical services.”

Leveraging its extensive experience and commitment to the highest levels of aviation safety, Life Flight Network said it looks forward to supporting REMSA Health – Care Flight in delivering safe, efficient, and reliable critical care transportation services to the communities of Nevada, eastern California, and beyond.

“Establishing a partnership between Care Flight and Life Flight Network based on our shared values of a commitment to safety and clinical excellence, ensures that every individual we serve is at the centre of our work,” said Barry Duplantis, president and chief executive officer, REMSA Health.

“As pioneers in providing air ambulance services, both programs will complement one another through their dedication to lifesaving critical care.”
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