Everett to provide UK medevac services
Everett Aviation will provide helicopter medical evacuation (medevac) services to the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the British Army Training Unit in Kenya (BATUK) under a contract announced on 14 December.
The contract for the service will run for three years, with an extension option for a fourth year. Operations commenced on December 1st 2016. During peak periods, the contract will engage three of Everett’s BK117 helicopters in medevac configuration.
Simon Everett, CEO at Everett Aviation, said: ‘As a regional operator, we are absolutely delighted to have secured this significant contract in the face of serious competition from large international players. We have supported the British Army for a number of years and we look forward to building an ever stronger relationship as we serve them over the coming months and years.’
The company has established a new operating base at Nanyuki in Kenya to support the BATUK mission.
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