Established in 1980 to provide air medical transport. Home based at Centennial Airport in Englewood Colorado but operating from 306 bases of operations in 47 states. Owned, leased or maintained aircraft features over 400 helicopters and fixed wing aircraft.
In 2011 acquired Omniflight Helicopters.
The Air Medical Services Division is the largest HEMS provider in the United States. e.g. :
Lee County EMS, LifeEvac Virginia, Life Flight Network, LifeNet Delaware, Mercy Air, Vanderbilt University
The United Rotorcraft Division specializes in the design and manufacture of aeromedical and aerospace technology.
The Tourism Division is comprised of Sundance Helicopters and Blue Hawaiian.
Australian-Turkish New Helicopter Company, 11-Apr-16 : Queensland’s CareFlight in partnership with Kaan Air have launched StarFlight Australia to provide EMS, SAR and firefighting helicopter services throughout Australasia.
Bell 505 HEMS Mock-up at FIDAE, 01-Apr-16 : FIDAE 2016 Air Methods, the largest provider of air medical transport services in the United States, displayed the Bell 505 HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) kit at the FIDAE fair in Santiago, Chile
Blue Hawaiian Receives FAA Diamond Award, 17-Feb-16 : Blue Hawaiian Helicopters announced it received the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Award of Excellence ‘Diamond Award’ for the 17th time.