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UK to Philippines

If you need to organise medical transportation from the Philippines to the UK, or anywhere else in the world, we’re here to help.

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Guide prices

  • Manila £89,000

Why are these only guide prices?

We pride ourselves on offering high quality air ambulance services at the most competitive prices we can, without any hidden or additional costs. Our air ambulance prices include not only the air ambulance flight itself, but also ground transfers and the arrangement of hospital admission, so everything is taken care of.

Our air ambulance services from Manila to the UK start from around £89,000.

However, the exact cost for an air ambulance from the Philippines depends on a number of factors including:

  • The type and size of aircraft used
  • The number of medics required
  • Your destination, and the distance flown
  • The airport landing fees
  • The distance that ground ambulances need to cover
  • The number of additional people accompanying the patient

You can find more detailed information about how IAS Medical calculate medical travel fees by  exploring our guide to air ambulance costs. To find out how our tailored air ambulance services can meet your individual needs, please get in touch for a quote.

Where we fly from

IAS Medical can repatriate patients from all major airports within the Philippines. In particular, we frequently provide air ambulance services from the capital city of Manila. 

What does it include?

Patients who fly with us will benefit from our fully comprehensive bed-to-bed service which aims to provide comfort and reassurance along every step of the way.

We understand how stressful it can be to organise medical transportation, especially when you’re thousands of miles from home, which is why we aim to take care of everything for you. Whether you’re arranging an air ambulance for yourself or for someone you care about, we will provide expert advice and support to make your journey as straightforward as possible. Our services include:

  • Collecting the patient from their hospital ward in the Philippines
  • Getting the patient’s medical notes together, and translating them if needed
  • Arranging for the patient to be transferred by ground ambulance to our fully equipped medical aircraft
  • Providing highly trained medics to accompany the patient to their destination
  • Organising the patient’s admission to an NHS or private hospital in the destination country
  • Transporting the patient from the aircraft to the destination hospital by ground ambulance

If you need to make any special arrangements not listed above, please request a call back from a member of our IAS Medical team to discuss your needs. Our expert team will be able to provide advice on our bespoke packages and answer any questions or concerns you might have.

Our air ambulance aircraft

When you book an air ambulance from the Philippines, the type of aircraft provided by IAS Medical will depend on the patient’s medical condition, as well as the number of people wishing to accompany them.

Our air ambulance services from The Philippines typically use one of the following aircraft:

Each aircraft used by IAS Medical is fully certified and NHS-approved. All flights are also staffed by expert teams of aero medically qualified doctors and nurses who are experienced in dealing with a variety of conditions and medical emergencies. With IAS Medical, you can rest assured that you will receive the best quality care, and our team will be there at your side along every step of the way.

IAS Medical take pride in the high standards we set for patient care.

The air ambulance aircraft we use are fitted with complete medical stretcher systems that incorporate medical oxygen, suction and electrical power outlets for medical equipment.

Therefore, space on board the aircraft is limited and it is recommended that luggage is restricted to one piece of hand luggage per person weighing not more than 15 kgs.

A question that is often asked by family members is, “Can I fly on the Air Ambulance too?” The answer, under normal circumstances, is “Yes”!

All IAS Medical air ambulances have the capacity to comfortably carry one companion with the patient.

However, IAS Medical recommends that critical ill patients travel alone to avoid worry and distress for the companion.

The decision to carry a companion is one that rests with our Medical Director and depends on the medical condition of the patient.

When repatriating a patient with IAS Medical you will not have to board the aircraft via the main airport terminal and endure all that is associated with it.

IAS Medical will engage the services of an executive handling agent at the airport of departure and arrival. The handling agent is employed to ensure that the transfer between ground ambulance to air ambulance and vice versa is quick, seamless and as easy as possible.

When the ground ambulance conveying the patient arrives at the airport of departure, it will be met by the handling agent, and seamlessly escorted directly to the awaiting air ambulance where the medical team will ensure the patient is transferred safely and comfortably.

The same service is provided to you as a companion and any security requirements will be dealt with by the IAS Medical handling agent.

IAS Medical has a wide range of air ambulances and ground ambulances located throughout the UK and Internationally.

Our pilots and medics are on-call 24 hours a day and for urgent repatriation cases we can organise same day repatriation flights.

IAS Medical are able to respond extremely quickly to move NHS transplant teams and are on stand-by around the clock to deploy an aircraft in as little as 45 minutes.

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