February 23, 2018 - Dallas, TX and Bedford, MA- SevenBar Aviation is pleased to announce it has signed a multi-year agreement to provide Boston MedFlight, headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, with FAR (Federal Aviation Regulation) Part 135 fixed wing services. Boston MedFlight is a non-profit, nationally recognized critical care medical transport program that partners with a consortium of seven Boston-area hospitals, as well as community hospitals and first responders throughout the New England region.
SevenBar Aviation will provide turn-key maintenance and aviation services utilizing a King Air B200. By focusing on providing advanced technology and highly trained professionals, SevenBar will play a key role in supporting Boston MedFlight's mission to care for critically ill patients in need.
"We are thrilled to partner with Boston MedFlight. They have been a leading critical care transport system for more than thirty years, and we feel very privileged to have the opportunity to work and partner with such an outstanding flight program and the healthcare organizations that support it," says Kim Montgomery, President and COO.
For SevenBar Aviation, signing with Boston MedFlight represents an increased presence on the East Coast of the U.S. SevenBar Aviation currently operates multiple aircraft for the LifeFlight of Maine program, with locations in Bangor, Lewiston, and Sanford, Maine. In addition, SevenBar provides aviation services for the University of Virginia Pegasus program, based in Charlottesville, VA, and the University of North Carolina Air Care program, based in Raleigh, NC.
"Boston MedFlight is optimistic this partnership with an organization that has familiarity and resources in the region will allow us to have greater consistency and availability for this important element of our transport system, bringing it in line with our helicopter and ground operations," said Maura Hughes, Chief Executive Officer.
About SevenBar Aviation
SevenBar Aviation offers medical flight services to a broad array of healthcare organizations throughout the nation. Committed to safety, excellence, performance and responsiveness in aviation for more than 70 years, we view each new client as an opportunity to prove once again that SevenBar Aviation is unmatched in giving our clients a competitive edge in their market. Our clients have a mission. Our job is to support it. www.7bar.com.
About Boston MedFlight
Boston MedFlight is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1985 that provides critical care medical transport to the region's most severely ill and injured patients with its fleet of helicopters, airplane and ground vehicles, all of which are outfitted with state of the art medical equipment and serve as mobile intensive care units. With highly-trained critical care nurses and critical care paramedics, Boston MedFlight transports adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients with a very diverse range of diagnoses, including medical, trauma, and neurological, respiratory, cardiac, and obstetrical concerns.
Each year Boston MedFlight completes over 4,000 patient transports, providing over $4 million each year in free and unreimbursed care to patients in need with little or no medical insurance.
To learn more about Boston MedFlight and some of the patients we have cared for, please click here to watch a short video. Or visit www.bostonmedflight.org