Life Flight Network was recently recognized as the 2021 Program of the Year by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS). The award recognizes an emergency medical transport service that demonstrates high levels of patient care, leadership, innovation, safety and community service, and is considered the most prestigious award for air medical providers. This is the second time Life Flight has received this award.
In a press release from Life Flight Network, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Ben Clayton, stated, “Receiving the Program of the Year award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our highly skilled clinicians, aviators, maintenance personnel, communications specialists, operational control specialists, and administrative staff. They are the best in the industry. Their unrelenting focus on patient care, safety, quality, and customer service is the reason we are able to provide access to life-saving care in the communities we serve.”
Life Flight continues to be recognized for excellence in recent months. Yvonne Fisher was selected as the 2021 Communications Specialist of the Year by the International Association of Medical Transport Communications Specialists. Life Flight also celebrated 70,000 flight hours in the Agusta 119Kx’s since 2013. They are the largest operator of medically equipped Agusta 119Kx’s in the U.S., with 21 in their fleet.
The Aurora State Airport is home to dozens of local businesses – including Life Flight – conducting missions that are critical to the safety and well-being of our communities. Aurora Airport is proud to celebrate these milestones with Life Flight and their valuable contributions to our community.