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PAL Aerospace is Awarded a Contract for Continued Provision of Air Ambulance Services for the Province of Nova Scotia

// 02.10.2022
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Landscape photo of a EHS LifeFlight Beechcraft 1900 air ambulance for the province of Nova Scotia

Halifax, Nova Scotia – PAL Aerospace is pleased to be awarded a contract for the continued provision ofair ambulance services for the Province of Nova Scotia. A part of the largest air ambulance serviceprovider in Canada through the Exchange Income Corporation (EIC) family of companies, PAL Aerospacehas been delivering fixed-wing air ambulance services, in partnership with EHS LifeFlight, under contractin the Province of Nova Scotia since 2000. This new contract extends PAL Aerospace’s services in theprovince for an additional seven years, with an option to extend for an additional three years.

“This award affirms PAL Aerospace’s long-standing partnership with Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness and EHS LifeFlight in the delivery of leading-edge fixed-wing air ambulance services for the Province of Nova Scotia,” said PAL Aerospace CEO Jake Trainor. “Through the course of our work together, we have made extensive investments in technology training and interoperability to ensure we are offering the most consistent, reliable and safe medical transports possible. The collaborative approach we have consistently applied in the delivery of our services for Nova Scotia is a model for other Canadian jurisdictions to follow.”

“We are pleased that this highly successful partnership with PAL Aerospace will be continuing,” said Colin Flynn, Senior Manager of EHS LifeFlight. “PAL Aerospace play an integral role in our ability to provide the highest level of care to the people of the Maritimes”.

PAL Aerospace’s partnership with EHS LifeFlight has been integral to the achievement of accreditation atthe highest level for fixed-wing air ambulance services from the Global Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS). PAL Aerospace and EHS LifeFlight have also invested significant engineering resources in the development of integrated patient handling systems to ensure the delivery of top-quality health services while improving patient care and safety, developed specialized neonatal and bariatric patient handling and care services, and have established a uniquely integrated and equipped facility which is hosted by PAL Aerospace at Halifax International Airport for fixed-wing, rotary and ground ambulance support.

“This award is particularly gratifying for PAL Aerospace given our deep roots and long history in the Province of Nova Scotia,” continued Mr. Trainor. “Through our over 65 years of continual presence in the market, we understand firsth and the vital importance of providing the best possible air ambulance service to the people of the province. We are honoured to have been again selected to deliver these
essential services.”


About PAL Aerospace

A proud member of the Exchange Income Corporation family of companies, PAL Aerospace is a Canadian-owned and operated international aerospace and defence company. With a focus on 2intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, in-service support solutions, air ambulance and aircraft engineering and modification, PAL Aerospace is recognized by governments and militaries across the globe for on time/on budget delivery and high reliability rates. PAL’s record of accomplishment now extends to operations in Canada, the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe, and the Middle East. PAL Aerospace offers a single point of accountability for its programs and takes pride in being the trusted choice for clients worldwide.

For more information, please visit www.palaerospace.com


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