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PAL Aerospace to provide air ambulance services in Nova Scotia

PAL Aerospace also hosts an integrated and equipped facility at Halifax International Airport for fixed-wing, rotary and ground ambulance support. 

February 10, 2022   by CM Staff

PAL Aerospace Emergency Health Services (EHS) Nova Scotia Air Ambulance (CNW Group/PAL Aerospace Ltd.)

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s Department of Health and Wellness has awarded PAL Aerospace a seven-year contract for the provision of air ambulance services with the option to extend for an additional three years.

PAL Aerospace will fulfill the terms of the contract with EHS LifeFlight, the emergency medical services organization with which PAL Aerospace has worked in partnership since 2004.

“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 in a statement.

“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.”

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PAL Aerospace  also stated that they and EHS LifeFlight have invested engineering resources in the development of integrated patient handling systems to improve their health services, patient care and safety. They have worked to develop specialized neonatal and bariatric patient handling and care services.

PAL Aerospace also hosts an integrated and equipped facility at Halifax International Airport for fixed-wing, rotary and ground ambulance support.