YELLOWKNIFE, Jan. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Air Tindi Ltd. (ATL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., today announced that the Government of the Northwest Territories has awarded ATL and Advanced Medical Solutions (AMS) the medevac equipped aircraft services contract for the Stanton Territorial Health Authority (STHA). This contract is for an 8 year term to 2023, with an option for STHA to extend the contract for an additional 2 years.
ATL has been working with AMS and the STHA over the past seven years and together they have established best-in-class medevac services for the NWT. The new services will operate under the ACCESS (Aeromedical Critical Care Emergency Services Specialists) banner and will ensure patient care is delivered at its highest level.
Al Martin, President of ATL, commented: "ATL is very proud to provide this service to residents and visitors to the NWT. We will be implementing innovations through replacement aircraft with upgraded sensors and capabilities that suit the rigorous weather and distance challenges of the NWT. We are committed to providing the safest and most reliable service available and very pleased to be working with AMS and the team at STHA".
ABOUT DISCOVERY AIR AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES
Discovery Air provides safe and reliable aviation and logistics services in challenging environments. We operate over 160 aircraft with our 850 team members, delivering airborne training to international militaries; medevac equipped aircraft services; airborne fire services; helicopter operations; fixed-wing air charter services; expediting and logistics support; and a range of maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification, engineering and certification services.
Discovery Air's Class A common voting shares and unsecured convertible debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbols DA.A and DA.DB.A, respectively).
SOURCE Discovery Air Inc.
For further information: Sheila Venman, Discovery Air Inc., [email protected], (866) 903-3247; Alasdair Martin, President, Air Tindi, 867-444-9082