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ASG and Beijing 999 collaborate on patient transfers
A long-haul EMS flight from China to Europe has been carried out under the terms of an agreement between Asian Sky Group and Beijing 999. The latter's assets include two H135s, a Falcon 2000LX and a G550.
ASG has put pen to paper with Beijing 999 for EMS flights.

Hong Kong business aviation consulting firm Asian Sky Group (ASG) recently signed a cooperation agreement with Beijing Red Cross Emergency Medical Center (Beijing 999) for emergency medical flights. Under the agreement, a long-haul EMS flight has already been conducted for a patient from China to Europe.

“As part of ASG's range of solutions for our clients, we provide charter services which include those for emergency situations,” says ASG MD Jeffrey Lowe. “For this particular flight, our client contacted us to assist with an urgent overseas, intra-hospital transfer. To provide the reassurance and peace of mind the client needed, we provided round-the-clock, on-site assistance in Beijing for the departure to ensure the process went smoothly.

“This mission has demonstrated the efficiency and professionalism of Beijing 999 in responding to urgent flights: from filing medical evacuation flight permit applications to ensuring the earliest possible departure time, as well as providing real-time flight and patient information. Working alongside Beijing 999, the flight was successful and we are looking forward to conducting more EMS flights in the future with them.”

Beijing 999 is a comprehensive rescue centre in China, integrating rescue and disaster relief. It operates the nation's largest digital and intelligent dispatch centre, which consists of 200 emergency medical lines, two Airbus H135s, one Dassault Falcon 2000LX and a Gulfstream G550. Available 24 hours a day, Beijing 999 is capable of flying domestic and international routes.