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. :
Air Idaho Rescue, JeffSTAT, Lee County EMS, LifeEvac Virginia, Life Flight Network, LifeNet Delaware, LifeNet, Inc, LifeNet SC, LifeSaver, Mercy Air, Stanford Life Flight, UW Health, 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.
Air Methods Reopens West Yellowstone Base, 24-May-16 : Air Methods with Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) extends Air Idaho Rescue to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, the Gallatin National Forest and the Madison River valley
Bell Helicopter Celebrating National EMS Week, 17-May-16 : The week of May 15 – 21 serves as U.S. National EMS Week where we honor the dedication of Emergency Medical Service practitioners nationwide.
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.