MEDICAL WINGS THAILAND BASED AIR AMBULANCE OPERATOR ACHIEVES FULL ACCREDITATION FROM CAMTS AND CAMTS EU AND BECOMES THE FIRST OPERATOR IN ASIA TO ACHIEVE THE #DUAL ACCREDITATION

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Bangkok--14 Sep--Siam Land Flying Co., Ltd

Medical Wings, the air ambulance division of Siam Land Flying Company, a subsidiary company of Charoen Pokphand Group (C.P. Group), is proud to achieve full re-accreditation of its existing CAMTS approval as well as attaining the new CAMTS EU accreditation for fixed wing and medical escort from the US based Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transportation Systems in June, 2018. With this achievement Medical Wings becomes the first operator in Asia to achieve the 'Dual Accreditation' and only the second operator worldwide.

"It is our great honor to achieve full 'Dual Accreditation' as a result of this recent audit, particularly as we are the first organisation in Asia to attain them. This achievement represents a significant recognition of the care and safety standards that we employ when transporting the patients and their companions. As a Thai company we are proud to play our part in the medical service sector helping patients to receive treatment in some of the best facilities in the region by some of the most skilled medical staff in the world," said Mr. Kachorn Chiaravanont, Executive Vice Chairman of Siam Land Flying.

Mr. Greg Martin, Chief Executive Officer explained that "the attainment of the 'Dual Accreditation' is a source of great pride for our organisation and the whole team, who are dedicated to delivering the highest standards of medical transport. The fact that we have not only received our recertification, but added to it with the new CAMTS EU accreditation, demonstrates our commitment to service and quality in the medical transportation sector. Medical Wings is proud to be able to assist patients throughout Asia and also play an important role in supporting the medical network in our home base of Bangkok, Thailand".

Medical Wings operates four aircrafts in air ambulance configuration, including Hawker 800XP/850XP and Super King Air 350's. These fully pressurized aircraft provide patients with the optimum environment for medical transportation and are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment. Our highly qualified medical teams carry all the appropriate certifications in Aviation Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Pediatric Critical Care Transport. Medical Wings provides fast and dependable air ambulance services to destinations throughout SE Asia and beyond, operating 24 hours-a-day, 7days per week.

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About Siam Land Flying Company

In June 1999, Siam Land Flying Co., Ltd entered the Dedicated Air Ambulance sector under the name of Medical Wings. The service was launched following the establishment of industry leading medical teams and procedures and utilizes state-of-the-art aviation medical equipment. Medical Wings provides world-class air ambulance services across SE Asia and has the skills and experience to assist patients with critical care needs as well as those requiring more routine medical assistance.

http://www.medicalwings.com/
About CAMTS

CAMTS is an organization of non-profit organizations dedicated to improving the quality and safety of medical transport services, with 21 current member organizations each of which sends one representative to the CAMTS Board of Directors. The Commission offers a program of voluntary evaluation of compliance with accreditation standards demonstrating the ability to deliver service of a specific quality.

www.camts.org
About CAMTS EU

CAMTS registered CAMTS EU in Europe and Switzerland. CAMTS EU is a stand-alone non-profit organization that will be base in Switzerland with the same mission, vision, and values as CAMTS. This new organization will provide availability and focus on international policies and practices. CAMTS EU was created to serve constituents outside of North America, recognizing not only cultural differences but government restrictions and laws of other countries while maintaining the integrity of the process in the United States and Canada. CAMTS EU launched Accreditation Standard First Edition on October 2017.

https://www.camtseu.org/
For more information, please contact:
Siam Land Flying Company
Mrs. Somkanueng Hanthaveepant Business Development and Marketing Manager
Tel. 085-485-9954 Email:   Somkanueng@aircharterthailand.com
Mrs. Sunisa Dissayasriroch Medical Flight Assistant
Tel: 090-907-2425 Email: sunisa@aircharterthailand.com

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