What is an Air ambulance service?
Air ambulances services are medical transportation services offered on medically equipped aircraft. This can either be fixed wing medical plane, rotary wing helicopter or a compartment placed on a scheduled commercial aircraft.
Air Ambulances maybe a new innovation in many parts of Africa, including Nigeria.However, air ambulances have operated globally for decades and the concept of aeromedical transport has been around since the invention of hot air balloons.
Is Flying Doctors Nigeria air ambulance service only available in Nigeria?
No, we operate across Africa concentrating on West and Central Africa. Countries we commonly work in include: Ghana, Republic of Benin, Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Niger, Central African Republic, Ivory Coast, Chad.
Read more about our air ambulance service offerings across Africa please review the material below in French and English:
Air Ambulance services, medical evacuation cover and duty of care in Africa
Air ambulance systems can make centralized healthcare in Africa more accessible
LIMITED MEDICAL FACILITIES ACROSS AFRICA – FOCUS ON CAMEROON
Les ambulances aériennes de Flying Doctors Nigeria
Do you evacuate patients every day?
We handle cases every day from across West and Central Africa.
What is your response time to attend to an emergency?
We activate immediately we are mobilised and confirmed to perform an air ambulance transfer.