NetJets renews Medaire deal

NetJets Europe has renewed its contract for another
three years with aviation medical specialists, MedAireSince 2002 and through 2010, NetJets Europe crewmembers will
receive MedAire’s medical training, onboard medical kits, and remote
telemedicine expertise, ensuring NetJets will continue to be well-prepared
to handle any medical situation.

  “We are committed to providing the highest level of safety, so our
customers can travel anywhere in the world with the assurance that they are
well looked after and MedAire supports us in achieving this goal.” said
Bill Kelly, CEO, NetJets Transportes Aereos.

  Under the terms of the new agreement, MedAire will continue to provide
the following services to NetJets Europe:

  — MedLink telemedicine response center, providing NetJets crew with
immediate access to emergency doctors during in-flight medical
emergencies.  The hospital-based hotline can be contacted from
anywhere around the world using the aircraft’s existing communications
  — MedLink WorldWide ID cards for all NetJets Europe owners, giving them
MedLink access any time they are traveling or away from home.
  — Management of In-flight Illness & Injury training, covering common in
flight illness, altitude physiology, equipment, oxygen systems and
CPR/AED instruction. All NetJets Europe flight deck and cabin crew
attend MedAire’s two-day initial course and take the one-day recurrent
course annually.
  — One Aircraft First Aid Kit per aircraft, engineered to help operators
deal with medical situations that commonly occur in the aviation
environment. Includes kit refurbishment and content replenishment for
more than 500 kits over the course of three years.
  — One Emergency Medical Kit per aircraft, designed for long-range
aircraft to treat serious or complex conditions ranging from chest
pains and severe allergic reactions to gastrointestinal problems and
asthma attacks. Includes refurbishment and content replenishment.

  “NetJets Europe set the international standard in 2002 when it added
training, medical equipment and MedLink services to its entire fleet,” said
Richard Moore, managing director of MedAire Ltd in Europe. “NetJets Europe
customers can travel anywhere in the world, knowing that the crew is
prepared to effectively address and treat in-flight medical event.”