MM Bild 1Alpine Air Ambulance (AAA), whose rescue helicopter is stationed at Birrfeld Airport, invites you to the Open Base Day on Saturday, 2 June 2018, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. At its media conference today, the company presented its anual report 2017. At the same time, the company is celebrating the opening of a new hangar and base building under one roof.

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HeliAt its meeting on 17 January 2018, the Federal Council approved the amendment of the SIL object sheet for the regional airport Birrfeld in Aargau. With the adjustment of the object sheet, the operating concession was definitely granted for a new period of 30 years. Newly mentioned is the helicopter base for rescue and mission flights, which has been operated by Alpine Air Ambulance (AAA) at Birrfeld Airfield since spring 2013. Press release of the Federal Council of 17 January 2018

In order to improve the cross-border air rescue service in the D-A-CH-Alpine region even further, the German DRF Luftrettung, the Austrian ARA Flugrettung and the Swiss Alpine Air Ambulance AG (AAA) founded a joint company with headquarters in Filderstadt on 15 December 2017. The name AP³ Air Rescue expresses the future alpine cooperation of the three partners. Forward to the AP³ website...

Branded Victrinox RescueTools can now be ordered. Go to the shop...

In the TV-Series «The mergency medical services from Feldberg: Summer’s raising» the SWR documents the rescue system around the highest mountain in the Black Forest. The AAA is also represented with a short sequence. Watch the series ...

End of 2016, Skymedia AG and Lions Air AG merged. This took place with retroactive effect as per July the 1st, 2016. The aim of the merger is to simplify the legal and operational structure . The entire fleet of helicopters and airplanes is now combined in one company and no longer separated as before. The name of the company formed by the merger is Lions Air Skymedia AG. The company will appear under the corporate design of Lions Air AG. The entire staff of the merged companies has been taken over by Lions Air Skymedia AG.

IMG 2161Since the end of the year, Lions Air Group AG is operating a new Bell 412. Since Christmas 2016, this helicopter has been stationed as Lions 412 in the winter base in Sion. The helicopter is used mainly for the passenger transports, including heliskiing.

Lions 1In the night to the 28th of December 2016, the Lions 1 was alarmed for the the 800th times for a mission in the canton of Zurich. The departure time of Lions 1 is around 4 minutes during day time, and around 10 minutes night time. The mission sites are reached in an average of 14 minutes. The Lions 1 missions are 82% for rescue mission, 16% for transport mission and in 2% for organ transports. Since spring 2016, Lions 3 ist mainly used for organ transports.

csm TourdeSuisse968 besser Startseite 01 39f7d58e23Race medic Dr. Thorsten Hammer, Oliver Wagner from AAA Alpine Air Ambulance AG (AAA) and the Hirslanden Group have been providing their expertise in emergency medicine for the improvement of the medical care at Switzerland's national tour for two years now. The few injured professionals at 2016's Tour de Suisse benefited from a markedly shorter rescue chain. Read more...

AAA 1Today in the early morning hours Lions 1 was alerted 500th in 2016. From this total 464 missions could be completed during them the AAA team save lives and could help injured or seriously ill persons. Nearly 70% of all helicopter flights were performed during daytime. Two thirds of the missions were within Switzerland, 35 % in the southern German area. During the day the Lions 1-team is within the time limit in 15 minutes on site. The patients are in less than an hour in the hospital from the moment the alarm comes in.

 
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