Posted on: 02 December 2014 by Mark Howells
EasyJet has announced that MedAire will supply onboard medical kits across the airline’s fleet of 226 aircraft.
“We are thrilled to have worked with easyJet in jointly developing a new medical kit solution,” remarked Peter Tuggey, MD of MedAire. “easyJet has consistently been a leader in the industry, introducing new innovative services and products. We are proud to have launched a bespoke First Aid Kit solution in time to meet the new EASA regulatory timeframe, as well as proud to have launched a cost effective and lightweight Supplementary Medical Kit solution to support easyJet’s exact needs and operational profile.”
Chris Hewitt, cabin safety manager at easyJet, explained, “We selected MedAire as our vendor after a comprehensive evaluation of all the proposals received during the tender process. We were impressed by the commitment and flexibility shown by MedAire. They understood our requirements with a specific emphasis on safety and it was felt they could provide the best solution for our needs.”
MedAire is an IATA Strategic Partner and a Corporate Member of AsMA (Aerospace Medical Association).