LUXAVIATION PARTNERS WITH MEDAIRE FOR BEST-IN-CLASS OPERATIONAL SECURITY SOLUTIONS
Luxaviation, one of the largest private aircraft operators worldwide, is today announcing it has selected MedAire’s operational security solution to ensure best-in-class safety and risk management services for its fleet of 270 aircraft.
Luxaviation, dedicated to service excellence, selected MedAire after appraising the market with an extensive tender utilising a 20-point criteria matrix. MedAire will provide travel security information, analysis and assessment as well as 24/7 global assistance as part of a comprehensive security solution.
The agreement provides real-time travel security reporting about destinations, regions, airspace and airports that is thoroughly vetted and analysed by aviation experts. In addition to information, the aviation security team is available round the clock for advice and assistance to respond to security risks, events and threats as needed.
Patrick Hansen, CEO, Luxaviation Group says: “MedAire best met all of our criteria with the necessary breadth, depth and scope required to support our global business. MedAire provides us with complete and integrated solutions including information, analysis and on the ground assistance as a response capability.”
Key differentiators for MedAire are its leading assistance capabilities and strong global footprint, including the expertise of 2,300 security personnel located throughout the world wherever clients need to travel. MedAire is the aviation arm of International SOS, the world’s largest assistance company, and has more than 30 years experience as a leading travel safety provider for business aviation.
MedAire CEO, Bill Dolny, commented: “Luxaviation has one of the most stringent safety standards in the industry, and we are excited about the opportunity to work together to provide a best-in-class security solution that will add value to the high quality of their operation.”
In the photo: Tom Carter, Senior Key Account Manager Medaire, Patrick Hansen CEO Luxaviation Group, Steven Bates, Managing Director Europe Medaire, a Lux Flight Attendant in uniform, Christophe Lapierre, Chief Commercial Officer Luxaviation Group
Notes to Editors
MedAire an International SOS company, provides aviation and maritime crewmembers and passengers with fully integrated medical and security solutions. With one phone call, MedAire offers 24/7 access to emergency care doctors and security specialists any time of day, from anywhere in the world. When members need further support after their journey ends, the broader International SOS network enhances MedAire’s services throughout delivery. MedAire’s crew medical training is developed and delivered by medical professionals to build confidence and first-hand experience, while its vast array of industry-compliant and custom medical equipment has been defined by its medical and regulatory professionals based on decades of statistics and ISO 9001 quality standards.
MedAire’s MedLink, a 24/7 Global Response Centre, handles thousands of calls a year to help crew and passengers manage medical emergencies in the air and on the ground.
About the Luxaviation Group:
Luxaviation is one of the largest private aircraft operators worldwide, currently managing more than 270 aircraft and 50 helicopters under the most stringent safety standards. The company’s commercial fleet is operated under the regulatory umbrella of 15 air-operating certificates (AOCs). Luxaviation, in collaboration with Paragon Aviation GroupTM, has a network of 53 FBOs globally, 26 of which are under its world-class FBO management company ExecuJet. Luxaviation’s commitment to service excellence also extends to its 15 maintenance and service centres worldwide, which are certified to work on most business jets. Luxaviation currently employs more than 1,700 employees worldwide. Further information: www.luxaviation.com.