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South Africa Air Ambulance Services

IAS Medical’s air ambulances are here to transport patients safely and comfortably to wherever they need to be. We offer air ambulances from South Africa to a range of locations depending on your needs.

We understand just how stressful it can be if you have an accident abroad or have a friend or family member take ill away from home. Our team are on-hand to support you every step of the way. Passenger care and reassurance is of the highest priority, and our highly-qualified medical staff are experienced with caring for individuals with a wide range of medical needs.

We provide air ambulance services to both individuals and organisations, including: 

  • Private individuals travelling without insurance
  • Insurance companies 
  • Hospitals
  • Governments
  • British Embassies and Consulates

IAS Medical air ambulances are NHS-approved and of the highest standard. Medical transportation is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, so we are ready to act when you need us most. 

Call us for a personalised quote

Every journey is different, and each patient has their own unique requirements which need to be factored into their quote. If you need an air ambulance from South Africa, call us for a personalised quote on (+44) 207 2052 247 or request a quote online and our friendly team will be in touch. 

Where we fly from

We can provide air ambulance services from all major airports in South Africa, including Johannesburg and Cape Town. This allows us to get as close as possible to the patient, to help make their experience as comfortable and straightforward as it can be. 

As well as providing air ambulances from South Africa, we also fly from a number of other destinations across Africa, including:

To book an air ambulance from South Africa, please get in touch with our team, who will be happy to assist you with any queries you may have. 

What our air ambulance services include

IAS Medical’s air ambulance services from South Africa have been developed to put your mind at ease, by taking care of every step of the medical repatriation process. 

Our complete bed-to-bed service includes:

  • Collecting the patient from their hospital ward in South Africa
  • Obtaining and translating the patient's medical notes 
  • Providing highly-trained medical teams to accompany the patient to their destination
  • Organising the patient’s admission to an NHS or private hospital in the UK
  • Transferring the patient from the aircraft to the hospital via a ground ambulance

If there’s anything else you may need as part of this service, don’t hesitate to let our team know and we will do our best to accommodate you. Please request a call back and we will be in touch soon.

Our air ambulance aircraft

When you book an air ambulance from South Africa, the type of aircraft we provide will depend on a range of factors, including the medical condition of the patient, specific requirements the patient may have and the number of relatives accompanying the patient on the flight.    

Typically, our air ambulances from South Africa will be one of the following aircraft:

If you’d like more detailed information about the aircraft we use, the equipment available on-board or the experienced crew who will accompany the patient, please get in touch with our team and they will be happy to help.

Why you should choose us

We pride ourselves on delivering the best air ambulance services from South Africa, with an NHS-approved approach and a dedication to keeping patients’ needs at the heart of what we do. Our specialist medical professionals take care of everything, leaving patients and their relatives feeling relaxed and at ease during what can often be a stressful time.

For even more reasons to choose us, please read our air ambulance reviews from satisfied customers, and get an insight into what our medical transportation services are like in practice. 

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Air ambulance costs

At IAS Medical, we offer air ambulances from South Africa at the most competitive prices possible, whilst also providing the highest level of service to each and every customer. Our service is fully comprehensive, including the organisation of ground transfers, medical notes and hospital admissions, so absolutely everything is taken care of. 

Air ambulance services from South Africa to the UK start from £75,000, but the exact cost will depend on your individual requirements, including: 

  • The type and size of aircraft used
  • The number of medics required
  • Your destination and the distance flown
  • The airport landing fees
  • The ground ambulance journey required
  • The number of companions wishing to accompany the patient

You can see exactly how our fees are calculated, including a breakdown of costs, in our guide to air ambulance costs. The best way to find out exactly how much an air ambulance service will cost for your needs, is to get in touch with our team for a quote.

Got any questions?

Medical emergencies are a stressful time for everyone, and our aim is to provide a service which is as straightforward and stress-free as possible. If you’d like to know more about our service, a great place to start is with our step-by-step medical repatriation guide which talks you through the process from start to finish. We’ve also put together information on luggage allowances and flying with a companion, so you can prepare yourself for what to expect.

If you’ve still got questions, please get in touch on 0870 042 1465, and we’ll be happy to talk you through everything and put your mind at ease. 

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