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Helis, June 19, 2019 - Airmedic, a medical transport service from Quebec, confirmed $30 million investment to purchase EC145e helicopters as announced last October during the Air Medical Transport Conference AMTC 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona.
The EC145e is a tailored variant of the well known EC145T1 customized by Metro Aviation for medical or utility missions.
“We have always been striving to set the standards of our industry, to build a culture of excellence and to capitalize on the most advanced equipment and technologies. Today, we are improving on an already highly performing aircraft fleet with the world’s best aircraft in order to provide better coverage of the territory, even more strategic dispatching and enhanced services to our clients,” said Sophie Larochelle, executive vice president of Airmedic.
“Thanks to the delivery of these Airbus twin-engine EC145es, Airmedic will have the additional support required to assist it highly skilled team in providing safe, rapid and extremely specialized emergency medical transport for the critically ill and injured,” said Romain Trapp, president of Airbus Helicopters Canada.
“The EC145 family of aircraft has built a reputation as the most proven solution for emergency medical services worldwide. We are very proud of this new partnership and we look forward to supporting the important mission of Airmedic, to provide vital lifesaving services to the residents of Quebec.”
“We are pleased to participate in the financing of our clients’ projects in the crucial phases of their development. Airmedic continues its impressive trajectory and is investing to further professionalize its practice, increase its efficiency and its deployment, and enhance services to its clientele of individuals, corporate clients and health facilities,” said Hugo Bisaillon, assistant vice president of business development at the Business Development Bank of Canada.