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August 2017

Fox Flight and Awesome Air Evac team up for epic patient transfer

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(Toronto, August 1, 2017) – Fox Flight Air Ambulance, a Toronto-based international medical repatriation company, recently partnered with Johannesburg, South Africa-based Awesome Air Evac to complete an epic 9,680-mile wing-to-wing patient transfer. The mission, which originated in Johannesburg, saw the two air ambulance operators combine to complete a journey made up of eight individual flight legs touching down in six different countries before terminating some 22 hours later in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. The incredible logistical challenges of the transfer were compounded by the fact the patient was categorized as high-risk, requiring oxygen ventilation throughout.

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