Air Ambulance Operator

Awesome Air Evac

Universal Air Evac is a jointly held company between NAC and Air Evacuation Services Pty Ltd (AES) that provides world-class fixed wing medical evacuation services.

Universal Air Evac is a EURAMI accredited provider based at Lanseria International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. Universal Air Evac’s highly experienced team specialises in medically escorted repatriation of patients on commercial airlines internationally. It assists with all facets of repatriations, including pre-flight assessments, flight arrangements, ground transport, airport clinics and airline medical clearances.

As the largest general aviation company in Africa and one of the largest of its kind in the world, NAC enables Universal Air Evac to operate throughout Africa and its surrounding islands, into Europe and the Middle East. Evacuations further afield are accomplished through wing-to-wing transfers with industry partners.

Thanks to its two dedicated long-range Lear 35 jet air ambulances, Universal Air Evac can fly a wide range of patients and is able to achieve an average dispatch time of two hours. Each flight employs a mission-specific combination of a Flight Doctor and Flight Nurse or Flight Paramedic, ensuring the highest levels of safety, care and professionalism during every air ambulance flight. The global operations are coordinated from its Lanseria-based 24/7 call centre.

With more than 30 000 flight hours of combined air ambulance experience, the team at Universal Air Evac provides doctor-based, ICU, aircraft air ambulance services to the highest quality standards, including BARS Gold and ISO 9001:2015.

Universal Air Evac