Commercial Flight with Stretcher Facility

Patient Transport Services UAE

For emergency and non-emergency patient transport services, UMT provides commercial flight with stretcher facility within Bahrain, Oman, UAE and various parts of the world. Through our network of International Commercial Airlines, it is possible to transport patients that qualify, and are stable enough to fly, utilizing our commercial stretcher service. Stretcher Service convert an allocated space in the commercial flight into an advanced air ambulance setting to provide comfort, ease, and medical care to the patient. Commercial airline stretcher service can save thousands of dollars compared to a private air ambulance and the patient receives expert medical attention. We arrange for a block of seats to be removed from the aircraft, install an FAA approved airline stretcher with a privacy curtain and provide the proper medical team to care for the patient. Family or companions can fly along with the patient and be by their side. We have made it our mission to provide best patient transport services that are safe, comfortable, and stress-free as possible for patients and loved ones alike, throughout Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, UAE and across the world.

Commercial Stretcher Service is not available for transfers within the country of origin, but is a good option for long international transfers from Asia to North America or Europe to North America. There are very specific guidelines and numerous restrictions involved and therefore each case is carefully and individually assessed.Eligibility is determined by our Medical Director who operates in association with the Medical Department of the chosen airline.

Our ICU/CCU Aero-medically trained personnel all specialize in critical care transports and bring with them any necessary emergency equipment, including but not limited to: cardiac monitor, defibrillator, IV pumps, Transport ventilators, oxygen and saturation monitor, emergency medication, etc.

Cases requiring uplift of additional oxygen cylinders also will be taken care and the necessary arrangements will be made inside the airlines. Additional therapeutic oxygen will be provided if required. Elite cylinders supplying oxygen on demand are available on some of the networked flights with Boeing 777 and Airbus 330 aircraft.

UMT uses the medical equipments that are battery operated (dry, non-spillable, sealed batteries only) and that does not need to be recharged in-flight (no recharging facilities are available onboard. UMTs Medical Equipments will not emit any electromagnetic radiation which could interfere with the communication/navigation of the aircraft or aircraft equipment. UMT teams also make sure to carry additional batteries, if required.

UMT will provide, arrange and coordinate the entire Commercial Stretcher transfer which includes

  • Discussion with treating physician
  • Obtain Medical Report and Fit to Fly certificate from the Health Care Facility
  • Obtain REQUIRED airline medical clearance
  • Booking of stretcher installation, and tickets for family or companions
  • Arrange and provide all ground transportation
  • Coordinate the transfer with the attending and receiving facility
  • Arrange for the proper medical team, equipment and supplies
  • Coordinate the entire transfer and update the family as it progresses

Our Medical Transfer Services