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Inaer wins air ambulance contracts for Madrid and Balearic Islands
Inaer Spain has been awarded Madrid's air ambulance contract by the emergency medical service for the region, Summa 112.
Read this story in our February 2014 printed issue.

Inaer Spain has been awarded Madrid's air ambulance contract by the emergency medical service for the region, Summa 112. It was won through a public tender, and as a result Inaer will operate two medical helicopters under a four-year contract with an option for a two-year extension.

The rotorcraft that will be used to carry out the missions are an AgustaWestland 109 and a Bell 412EP, both fitted with a respirator, a multi-parameter monitor with defibrillation capabilities, electro-magnetic pacemakers and syringe infusion pumps.

They can also be fitted with a mechanical cardio-compressor and an incubator with assisted ventilation for the transport of children and newborns. The operator's crew provision is four pilots, four co-pilots and four technicians. Crew and aircraft are to be positioned at bases in Las Rozas and Lozoyuela.

Another public tender has led to Inaer winning the air ambulance contract for the Balearic Islands. It will continue to partner with IB-Salut, for whom it has provided aerial emergency services since 2000. The two-year contract has options for a further two-year extension, and Inaer will use a King Air 200 and a Bell 412EP to carry out the work. Eight pilots, seven co-pilots and seven technicians have been provided for the contract.

In 2013 alone, Inaer carried out 676 missions for IB-Salut, totalling approximately 1,363 flight hours. During these operations, patients have been treated for conditions including trauma, heart disease, stroke and sepsis, as well as babies requiring neonatal transport.

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