openPR Logo
Press release

LifeFlight Panama´s First Helicopter Arrives In Panama

03-25-2008 06:09 PM CET | Health & Medicine

Press release from: LifeFlight Panama

LifeFlight Panama dedicated helicopter air ambulance service

LifeFlight Panama dedicated helicopter air ambulance service

LifeFlight Panama announced the arrival in Panama of their first air ambulance helicopter, "LifeFlight 1". The Bell 206 Long Ranger III aircraft arrived after being flown to Panama from Virginia in the USA by the company´s Senior Pilot, Joseph Rios. Co-pilots, Colin Lawrence, and LifeFlight´s President, James Thomson, also flew with Rios on the eight day journey.

"We are thrilled that our first aircraft arrived safely and in fine shape," said Thomson. ¨The next few weeks here in Panama will be very busy getting the aircraft´s dedicated medical interior installed, paperwork completed for life flights within the country, and safety training for the company´s personnel"

The company´s service covers the country of Panama with 3 to 4 more helicopters planned for faster response as the service´s membership grows.

More information is available on the company’s website at

Johan Roman
Elevacion - S.A. - LifeFlight
Centro Comercial P.H. Plaza Albrook
Local #20
Canfield Avenue
Albrook, Ancón
Republic of Panama
Cel: +507-6780-1814
Tel: +507-315-1770
Fax: +507-315-1771

LifeFlight Panama is the first dedicated helicopter emergency medical and air ambulance service based in Panama City, Panama. LifeFlight services are supported by membership subscriptions and a foundation enabling it to fly for humanitarian as well as commercial purposes. LifeFlight provides a rapid response for those living, working, visiting and traveling in Panama using a Bell Long Ranger III helicopter with a range of 300 nautical miles.

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release LifeFlight Panama´s First Helicopter Arrives In Panama here

News-ID: 40427 • Views:

More Releases from LifeFlight Panama

LifeFlight Panama Announces Tourist Coverage Program
LifeFlight Panama Announces Tourist Coverage Program
January 31, 2008 – Helicopter emergency air ambulance provider, LifeFlight Panama, today announced their new program covering tourists staying in Panama. The program enables tourists with a valid visa or tourist card the opportunity to buy life flight coverage for stays shorter than 90 days starting at $29. James Thomson, LifeFlight’s President, said, “We are happy to provide tourists with greater comfort knowing they will have a better chance should
LifeFlight Panama Announces Website Affiliation Program
LifeFlight Panama Announces Website Affiliation Program
Panama\'s dedicated helicopter emergency medical service today announced the creation of their affiliation program for website owners. The service, scheduled to begin in March 2008, will provide EMS services within Panama for a low cost per person. Website owners with the appropriate content can promote the service while earning money by selling memberships for tourists coming to Panama. \"We see the affiliation program as a good way to help
Memberships are Vital to Panama's LifeFlight Operations
Memberships are Vital to Panama's LifeFlight Operations
Fast response and less trauma during emergency medical helicopter transports are two important benefits a new service to Panama will provide. However, as with most helicopter emergency medical services around the world, the membership model along with community support, has proved to be the the most effective way to generate the necessary funding required to provide a good service. \"Community support is so important for this type of operation, especially in

All 4 Releases

More Releases for Bell

Bell Plumbing and Heating Announces Updated Services
Aurora, Colorado- December 11, 2019- Bell Plumbing and Heating is pleased to announce their updated services, including plumbing, heating, and cooling, as well as home remodeling. Providing customers with complete home solutions, Aurora, CO residents have a contractor they can trust for professional service. Customer satisfaction has always been a top priority for Bell Plumbing and Heating. Serving the Aurora, CO area for heating, cooling, and plumbing for years, the
The Bell Team Announces Expansion to Massachusetts
Rhonda and Trey Bell, owners of The Bell Team, announce the recent launch of their new real estate expansion team, The Bell Team Boston. Lead by local real estate expert, Kristin Weiner, this Massachusetts expansion team will officially open its doors on August 1, 2018. Kristin has an extensive background in management and leadership and began her journey with The Bell Team years ago in the Metro Atlanta area of
Bell Oak for Security Systems and Accessories
Bell Oak has been the leading manufacturer of RFID and EAS systems for years. Their latest cutting-edge technology designed by the local research and development team – successfully empowers local South Africans. Bell Oak’s technology has addressed important issues like the prevailing power situation. The multifarious products and solutions of Bell Oak have successfully addressed the requirements of clients from diverse fields like retail, libraries, and industrial concerns of varying degrees.
Shimco Designated Premier Supplier by Bell Helicopter
MARKHAM, Ontario (April 11, 2012) – Shimco announced today the receipt of the prestigious Bell Helicopter Premier Supplier Award. This designation recognizes Shimco's world class business processes and quality products, including precision manufactured parts, laminated and edgebond shims, tapers and spacers. In order to qualify for the Premier Supplier Award, a supplier must meet or exceed numerous standards including AS9100 Certification, consistent delivery of high-quality materials at a minimum 98 percent
Kochar Wins 2011 Graham Bell Award
Mumbai, 23rd July: Kochar has been awarded the prestigious Graham Bell Award by Sh. Sachin Pilot, Minister of State for Communication & Technology, in the category of “The most Innovative Mobile Enterprise Product and Solution”, for its Device Management Solutions Know Max and Device Max. These Awards have been constituted by UTV Bloomberg, Agies and PwC (Knowledge Partner) and are intended to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship and to
Coley Porter Bell Rebrands Wellbeing Giant Lifeplus
UK design agency Coley Porter Bell has created a new brand positioning, logo, livery and packaging designs for US well-being giant Lifeplus. The identity and packaging will be rolled out through the company’s international markets over the coming months. For the first time they communicate both the brand’s emotional and functional benefits. The new logo consists of two elements. Multi-coloured brush strokes in abstract expressionist style support the brand idea: