We are delighted to confirm our first call-off contract with the European Defence Agency (EDA) to provide a Civilian Tactical Air Evacuation service for the Belgian Defence deployment to Niger starting 1 January in 2020.
The contract was awarded after competitive tender within the framework agreement with EDA for the provision of a Beech 1900D configured with ICU standard Medevac equipment and personnel, based in Niamey from 1st January 2020.
GHS and its partners, Sahel Aviation and Iqarus Medical, all specialists in their respective fields, have formed a powerful team to supply this Airmedevac capability which will be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and includes the clinical capability of one AE medical team in the Beech 1900D capable of carrying 2 stretcher borne and 6 sitting patients all of which will receive medical supervision during the flight.
CEO, Dominik Goldfuss comments: “GHS is very pleased to have been chosen by the EDA for Niger. Our entire team is looking forward to this new challenge and to grow the relationship with the European Defence Agency. This new contract is the perfect start to 2020 for GHS and we look forward to providing other helicopter and fixed-wing aeromedical services during the year.”