Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Blade India has announced the launch of its medevac service ‘Blade Care.’ Amid the growing coronavirus cases, the company aims to bridge the accessibility concerns for those who are looking at emergency medical travel.
Blade Care services will be accessible for medical evacuations and essential travel. Blade India will arrange aero-medical charters for COVID and non-COVID patients with a team of certified doctors, paramedics and clinicians onboard.
As a part of its services, the company has partnered with MyHealthcare to bring to its patients a complete medevac ecosystem, using a network of ground ambulances, Blade partner aircraft or helicopters,
Blade Care is also open for regular air travel, for people who want to travel inter-state, return to their hometowns or any other place they feel the safest.
“At Blade India, we look to alleviate the hassles and inconvenience faced by distressed families desperately trying to locate a craft for the medical evacuation and comply with all the formalities. To ensure a holistic experience, we have partnered with India’s leading speciality healthcare ecosystem, MyHealthcare. The partnership gives us the ability to serve leading hospitals and healthcare providers and bring to our patients the most experienced team for clinical care.” says Amit Dutta, Managing Director, Blade India.
Super speciality and multi-speciality services are limited to the top metros of India today. Critical patients in Tier-1 and Tier-2 cities need to travel to metros to receive specialised care, which is time-consuming. Medevacs will play a crucial role in saving lives, ensuring they are in the best medical hands as quickly as possible. COVID-19 has thrown up another challenge, whereby patients are unable to travel easily from one location to another.
Shyatto Raha, Founder & CEO of, MyHealthcare said, “Our partnership with Blade India will help enhance the medevac services for our patients, allowing us access to a wider network of air ambulances and helicopters. Through the partnership, we will be able to manage a complete bed to bed transfer of our patients in the shortest possible time. At MyHealthcare, we remain committed to ensuring we bring to our patients the best and most effective healthcare solutions through our ecosystem of care.”