How do I know if my injury qualifies for an emergency medical evacuation?

Updated September 22, 2021 Quickly receiving the proper medical treatment in the event of an injury is a process many of us take for granted. For travelers, sustaining an injury or ailment during a trip to an isolated environment or underdeveloped part of the world can pose a considerable challenge. At REVA, we understand the necessity of receiving the best … Read More

Medical Repatriation vs. Medical Evacuation

Learjet 45 Air Ambulance

People often use the terms medical repatriation and medical evacuation interchangeably, mainly referring to patients requiring treatment when traveling abroad. However, the difference between the two is significant.  Medical repatriation typically refers to the extended treatment a patient might receive after an injury or illness. In contrast, medical evacuation applies to immediate attention required at the time of the injury. … Read More

How to Add Medical Evacuation Coverage to My Travel Insurance

Emergency medical evacuations occur primarily among injured or sick travelers who cannot receive the medical care they need. When a patient cannot secure adequate care at a local facility, they are safely and quickly transported to a different one with the capabilities to evaluate and diagnose issues and provide the appropriate treatment. Without insurance, the expenses that come along with … Read More

REVA Medical Director, Dr David Farcy has been appointed full Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care for the Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.

FT. LAUDERDALE. — Dr Farcy who also serves as Chairman of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care at Mount Sinai Medical Center on Miami Beach has been actively involved in both clinical emergency medicine and multiple areas of research in emergency medicine. Dr Farcy is Editor-in-Chief of a major textbook in Emergency Medicine, “Critical Care Emergency Medicine”, currently being published in … Read More

REVA Opens New Ireland Base

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — REVA continues to expand its award-winning global services with a new full-service base of operations in County Clare, Ireland, at the Shannon International Airport (EINN). The Ireland base, first announced in 2020, received its final approvals in early February and is now fully operational with a full-time Ireland-based crew. “I am very confident in the skill … Read More

REVA now offering rapid COVID-19 testing

On the 12th of January 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) within the Department of Health and Human Services issued an order requiring proof of a negative COVID-19 test or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 for all air passengers entering the United States (and territories) from a foreign country. This order will be effective at 12:01 … Read More

Aircraft disinfection after a Covid-19 medevac mission

In the beginning of the pandemic, it took some time to figure out the virus, and how to properly manage and transport those with Covid-19. Luckily, we were able to figure that out sooner rather than later. The next issue on the table was cleaning! The questions were: how do we properly clean these aircraft? How do we know they … Read More

COVID19 Air Medical Transport Safety Update

Ft. Lauderdale, FL — In response to the coronavirus pandemic, REVA continues to offer safe, reliable, and cost-effective air medical transportation services worldwide. As healthcare providers, we must all take special precautions as it relates to COVID-19. We want to take this opportunity to outline what you can expect from REVA. We continue to operate as usual and our 24/7 … Read More

REVA’s Senior Director of Safety, Training, and Compliance Appointed Vice-Chair for the Air Ambulance subcommittee of the NATA

WASHINGTON, DC. — The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is pleased to announce the formation of an Air Ambulance Subcommittee as an integral part of its Air Charter Committee. Marc Ramthun, Vice President – Medical Flight Services for CSI Aviation, has been named Chairman and Emma Roberts, Senior Director of Safety, Training and Compliance for REVA, Inc., will serve as … Read More

REVA accomplishes complex mission to transport COVID-19 patients home

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — On the morning of April 17th, REVA successfully delivered the last of 15 passengers to their respective homes from Aurora Expedition’s cruise ship in Montevideo, Uruguay. Of the passengers, six were US citizens, three from Great Britain, two from Sweden, and the remainder were citizens of Canada, France, Germany, and Switzerland. These individuals required medevac transport … Read More