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Air Methods renews Truth Data contract

Air Methods renews Truth Data contract

Air Methods announces renewal of Truth Data for flight operations and quality assurance (FOQA) and flight data monitoring (FDM) services. Truth Data provides FOQA and FDM services for data analytics, post-flight visualization and reporting. “Supporting Air Methods and its operations is extremely important to everyone at Truth Data,” says Peter Henrikson, president of Truth Data…. Read more »

Source: Truth Data, 03-Oct-17

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Tunnelton Helipad

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Tunnelton Helipad

Tunnelton’s new helipad was opened this past weekend with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new 50 by 50 foot concrete helipad was made possible by the donations of the community. The project in total came to $14,680, reports The Preston County News and Journal. Tadd Rankin, president of the Tunnelton Community Ambulance Service, donated his… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Sep-17

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Air Methods and Blue Cross Finalize Agreement

Air Methods and Blue Cross Finalize Agreement

Air Methods (NASDAQ:AIRM), the global leader in emergency air medical services, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Blue Cross of Idaho, the leading health insurer in Idaho. The new agreement allows Blue Cross of Idaho members access to Air Methods’ life-saving emergency air medical services in Idaho. “No matter where our members… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 12-Sep-17

United Rotorcraft Contracted for Black Hawk Medical Interior

United Rotorcraft Contracted for Black Hawk Medical Interior

United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods, today announced it signed a contract to provide Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, 75 shipsets of the United Rotorcraft Black Hawk Medical Interior system over the next five years.  This multi-year contract is the fifth of its kind with Sikorsky since 1997, and includes the installation… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 17-Jul-17

Black Hills Life Flight First Anniversary

Black Hills Life Flight First Anniversary

Black Hills Life Flight celebrated their first year of service this past Saturday. Air Methods, Black Hills Life Flight’s parent company, ensures that there are four pilots, four paramedics and four nurses available around the clock. They have been operating since 1980 and are researching options of regional coverage for the Black Hills and Nebraska… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 04-Jul-17

Northstar Provides New Corporate Headquarters for Air Methods

Northstar Provides New Corporate Headquarters for Air Methods

Northstar Commercial Partners announced that a 62,124 sq. ft. long term lease with Air Methods has been fully executed, securing the company’s new corporate headquarters in Greenwood Village, Colorado; a suburb of Denver. Air Methods, an air medical transport organization, will move their offices and employees to Northstar Commercial Partner’s 5500 S. Quebec Street building… Read more »

Source: Northstar, 29-May-17

Air Methods Announces New Safety, Compliance Leadership

Air Methods Announces New Safety, Compliance Leadership

Air Methods, the global leader in emergency air medical services and air tourism, today announced the appointment of two key executives: Cory Theriot and Alan Einisman. Theriot joins Air Methods as vice president of Safety and Risk Management, and Alan Einisman as vice president and chief compliance officer. Prior to joining Air Methods, Theriot served… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 01-May-17

American Securities Completes Acquisition of Air Methods

American Securities Completes Acquisition of Air Methods

Air Methods Corporation (“Air Methods” or the “Company”), a global leader in air medical transportation and air tourism, and American Securities LLC (“American Securities”), a leading U.S. private equity firm, today announced the closing of American Securities’ acquisition of Air Methods. Air Methods is the largest domestic air medical transport provider in the $5 billion… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 25-Apr-17

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Phelps Air Launch in PCRMC

Phelps Air Launch in PCRMC

Phelps County Regional Medical Centre (PCRMC) will soon be launching Phelps Air, a new helicopter service that will be used throughout Rolla and Missouri areas. They will be working with Air Methods to provide this medical service. The new helicopter, a Bell 407 GXP, will be stationed at the PCRMC base in Rolla. It is… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 18-Apr-17

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Lifshitz & Miller LLP Announces Investigation of Air Methods

Lifshitz & Miller LLP Announces Investigation of Air Methods

Lifshitz & Miller announces investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duties by the board in connection with the proposed sale of AIRM to American Securities LLC for $43 in cash per share. For more information about our investigation, please complete the Information Request Form or contact Joshua Lifshitz, Esq. by telephone at (516)493-9780 or e-mail… Read more »

Source: Lifshitz & Miller Law Firm, 27-Mar-17

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Air Methods and FlightSafety announce new training facility in Colorado

Air Methods and FlightSafety announce new training facility in Colorado

Air Methods (NASDAQ: AIRM), the global leader in emergency air medical services, and FlightSafety International, the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays, today announced the new FlightSafety Learning Center in Denver. In addition, Air Methods and FlightSafety recently welcomed the second of four FlightSafety-built Level-D qualified… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 21-Mar-17

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Johnson & Weaver Investigates the Fairness of Proposed Sale of Air Methods

Johnson & Weaver Investigates the Fairness of Proposed Sale of Air Methods

Shareholder rights law firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ: AIRM) breached their fiduciary duties in connection with the proposed sale of the Company to affiliates of American Securities LLC. Air Methods provides air medical emergency transport services and systems in the United… Read more »

Source: Johnson & Weaver, LLP, 17-Mar-17

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Lawyer, Lynda Grant, Investigates Air Methods for Potential Breaches of Fiduciary Duty

Lawyer, Lynda Grant, Investigates Air Methods for Potential Breaches of Fiduciary Duty

Lynda J. Grant, an attorney with over 30 years of experience representing wronged shareholders and consumers and a New York Metro Superlawyer, announces that TheGrantLawFirm, PLLC is investigating the proposed acquisition of Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ:AIRM) (“Air Methods” or the “Company”) by American Securities, LLC (“American Securities”), in a going private transaction for $43.00 per… Read more »

Source: TheGrantLawFirm, 17-Mar-17

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Air Methods Enters into Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by American Securities

Air Methods Enters into Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by American Securities

Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ:AIRM), a global leader in air medical transportation and air tourism, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by affiliates of American Securities LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, affiliates of American Securities will acquire all outstanding shares of Air Methods for $43.00 per share… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 15-Mar-17

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Air Methods Announces Two New Executive Hires

Air Methods Announces Two New Executive Hires

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM), America’s leader in air medicine, today announced the appointment of two key executives, David Stratton and Chris Myers. David Stratton joins Air Methods as senior vice president of Payer Strategy, and Chris Myers as senior vice president of Patient Business Services (PBS). David Stratton most recently served as national vice president of Payer Strategy… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 01-Mar-17

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Air Methods Comments on Voce Director Nomination

Air Methods Comments on Voce Director Nomination

Air Methods Corporation (NYSE:AIRM) today issued the following statement in response to Voce’s nomination of four candidates to Air Methods’ Board of Directors: “Our Board of Directors remains highly engaged with management to ensure that the company’s operating and strategic plan is fully aligned with the best interest of all shareholders.” “Air Methods maintains an… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 16-Feb-17

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Voce Capital Nominates Four Air Methods Directors

Voce Capital Nominates Four Air Methods Directors

Voce Capital Management LLC (“Voce”), one of the largest and most committed long-term stockholders of Air Methods Corporation (“Air Methods” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: AIRM), today announced that it has nominated four highly-qualified, independent candidates (the “Nominees”) for election to the Board of Directors at the Company’s 2017 Annual Meeting. The nominations follow Voce’s unanswered,… Read more »

Source: Voce Capital, 16-Feb-17

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Air Methods Looks into Selling

Air Methods Looks into Selling

Air Methods Corp is looking into selling their company. The company’s shares rose by 7.4% this week. Valued at $1.4 billion, the company is looking for potential buyers, reports Reuters. Voce Capital Management LLC has reportedly voiced that the company should sell itself for a while. They have also threatened to start a “proxy war”… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-Feb-17

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Voce Capital gets angry with Air Methods – again

Voce Capital gets angry with Air Methods – again

Voce Capital Management LLC (“Voce”), one of the largest and most committed long-term stockholders of Air Methods Corporation (“Air Methods” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:AIRM), today sent a letter to the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Air Methods. In the letter, Voce outlines its view that urgent change is needed to reverse Air Methods’ dismal… Read more »

Source: Voce Capital Management LLC, 01-Feb-17

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FAA Proposes Civil Penalty Against Air Methods

FAA Proposes Civil Penalty Against Air Methods

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes an $892,500 civil penalty against Air Methods Corp. of Englewood, Colo., for allegedly operating an Airbus EC-135 helicopter on passenger-carrying flights when it was not airworthy. The FAA alleges that during a Nov. 4, 2014 inspection in Tampa, Fla., an FAA inspector discovered that the… Read more »

Source: FAA, 18-Jan-17

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Air Methods Corp. acquires three Airbus Helicopters H145-family aircraft

Air Methods Corp. acquires three Airbus Helicopters H145-family aircraft

Airbus Helicopters Inc., the leading provider of helicopters to the U.S. air medical transport industry, is pleased to announce that Air Methods Corp. has acquired three new helicopters of the Airbus H145-family that will replace older aircraft now in service. Two of the aircraft will be used by St. Louis Children’s Hospital and one will… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 20-Dec-16

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Honeywell And Air Methods Sign Agreement For Sky Connect Tracker

Honeywell And Air Methods Sign Agreement For Sky Connect Tracker

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Air Methods, America’s largest emergency air medical provider and helicopter operator, to provide its fleet with Honeywell’s Sky Connect Tracker III satellite communications and helicopter tracking system. This will give Air Methods helicopter operators and fleet managers a full suite of products in… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 19-Dec-16

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Air Methods closes Sheridan base

Air Methods closes Sheridan base

Air Methods Corporation, which operates Wyoming LifeFlight, has ended operations in Sheridan. Mike McCafferty, who is Sheridan Memorial Hospital CEO, announced the end of LifeFlight services here in an email to hospital employees. The hospital had provided space for the LifeFlight helicopter on the hospital campus. McCafferty said Wyoming LifeFlight’s decision to close the base… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 05-Oct-16

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Air Methods names new SVP of Aviation Operations

Air Methods names new SVP of Aviation Operations

Air Methods (Nasdaq:AIRM), America’s largest air medical provider and helicopter operator, today announced the promotion of Leo Morrissette to senior vice president of aviation operations. “Leo brings more than 30 years of aviation experience and strategic direction to the leadership team,” said Mike Allen, Air Methods’ president of air medical services. “This new role is… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 20-Sep-16

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FAA proposes $892,500 fine for Air Methods

FAA proposes $892,500 fine for Air Methods

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes an $892,500 civil penalty against Air Methods Corp. of Englewood, Colo., for allegedly operating an Airbus EC-135 helicopter on passenger-carrying flights when it was not airworthy. The FAA alleges that during a Nov. 4, 2014 inspection in Tampa, Fla., an FAA inspector discovered that the… Read more »

Source: FAA, 18-Sep-16

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Air Methods Announces New Chief Medical Officer

Air Methods Announces New Chief Medical Officer

Air Methods (Nasdaq:AIRM) announced the appointment of its first chief medical officer, David Frederick Edward Stuhlmiller, MD, FACEP, CMTE. Mike Allen, president of air medical services at Air Methods said, “We’re very pleased to have Dr. Stuhlmiller join our leadership team. We provide emergency air medical care to more than 100,000 patients every year. As America’s… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 13-Sep-16

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Air Methods picks Truth Data for Flight Operations and Quality Assurance

Air Methods picks Truth Data for Flight Operations and Quality Assurance

Air Methods announces selection of Truth Data to provide flight operations and quality assurance (FOQA) and flight data monitoring (FDM). Truth Data provides FOQA and FDM capabilities through local and cloud capabilities for data analytics, information visualization and reporting. “We’re thrilled to partner with the largest emergency air medical operator in the world,” said Pete… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 16-Aug-16

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Air Methods to release earnings numbers on Thursday

Air Methods to release earnings numbers on Thursday

Air Methods Corp. (NASDAQ:AIRM) will be posting its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, August 4th. Analysts expect Air Methods Corp. to post earnings of $0.77 per share for the quarter. Air Methods Corp. (NASDAQ:AIRM) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 5th. The company reported $0.50 EPS for the… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 04-Aug-16

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Air Methods provides Q2 financials update

Air Methods provides Q2 financials update

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM) today announced preliminary financial and operating results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2016. Results are subject to final quarter-end closing and review procedures and are subject to change. The Company anticipates revenues for the second quarter of 2016 will increase by 11.0% to approximately $293 million compared to revenues… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 28-Jul-16

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Air Methods makes two key appointments in Tourism division

Air Methods makes two key appointments in Tourism division

Air Methods, the world’s largest helicopter operator, today announced the appointment of David Doerr to president of the Tourism Division and Jim Greiner as president of Sundance Helicopters, effective immediately. In the newly created position, Doerr will be responsible for the leadership, strategic direction and growth of the Tourism Division, including overseeing Sundance Helicopters and… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 21-Jun-16

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New CFO joins Air Methods

New CFO joins Air Methods

Air Methods announced that Peter Csapo will join America’s largest air medical provider and helicopter operator as chief financial officer (CFO). Csapo will begin his new role effective June 6, succeeding Trent Carman who will be stepping down from his role of more than 13 years. Csapo most recently served as chief financial officer and… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 02-Jun-16

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United Rotorcraft display Bell 505 HEMS kit at FIDAE

United Rotorcraft display Bell 505 HEMS kit at FIDAE

United Rotorcraft today announced that the Bell 505 HEMS kit is on display in at FIDAE in Santiago, Chile until April 3, 2016. The HEMS kit, which can be found inside the Bell 505 mock-up at the Bell Chalet, includes a standard size litter with adjustable headrest that will be approved for taxi, take-off, and… Read more »

Source: United Rotorcraft, 01-Apr-16

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New co-chairman of US Helicopter Safety Team appointed

New co-chairman of US Helicopter Safety Team appointed

Raj Helweg, chief pilot of Air Methods, has been named the new industry co-chairman of the United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.ushst.org). The USHST was formed in 2013 as a regional partner within the International Helicopter Safety Team (www.IHST.org) to lead a government and industry cooperative effort to promote safety and work to reduce civil… Read more »

Source: USHST, 27-Mar-16

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Air Methods gives in to shareholder Voce Capital

Background – Voce Capital issued press releases as follows – each highly critical of the way Air Methods was being run and to demand a place on the Board September 2015 October 2015 February 2016 – to which Air Methods issued a response to the various points Voce raised, not acceding to any of them… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 24-Mar-16

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HSHS Rescue Flight launches with Air Methods Bell 407

HSHS Rescue Flight launches with Air Methods Bell 407

HSHS Southern Illinois Division is pleased to announce the launch of HSHS Rescue Flight, the new helicopter serving HSHS St. Joseph’s Highland, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Belleville, and HSHS St. Joseph’s Breese. Service began last Thursday, January 21. Ribbon cutting events will held the week of February 8 at each of the three hospitals served. HSHS… Read more »

Source: HSHS, 22-Feb-16

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Voce Capital Management is REALLY unhappy with Air Methods

Voce Capital Management is REALLY unhappy with Air Methods

Voce Capital Management LLC (“Voce”) today sent a letter to the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Air Methods Corporation (“Air Methods” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:AIRM), announcing that it has nominated the following highly-qualified candidates for election at the 2016 Annual Meeting: 1) Joseph E. Whitters, Executive Partner of investment firm Frazier Healthcare Partners and,… Read more »

Source: Voce Capital Management, 22-Feb-16

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Air Methods responds to Voce Capital Management

Air Methods responds to Voce Capital Management

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM) (“Air Methods” or the “Company”) today confirmed that it has received notice from Voce Capital Management, LLC of its intent to nominate two director candidates to stand for election to the Air Methods Board of Directors and has submitted a proposal for consideration at the Company’s 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders…. Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 22-Feb-16

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Air Methods makes military appointment to the Board of Directors

Air Methods makes military appointment to the Board of Directors

Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ:AIRM) (“Air Methods” or the “Company”), the global leader in air medical transportation, today announced that the Honorable Jessica Garfola Wright, Major General (Ret.) has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.  She will serve as a Class I director and will stand for re-election to the Board at… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 15-Feb-16

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Air Methods sets date for December 2015 quarter results

Air Methods sets date for December 2015 quarter results

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq: AIRM) will report financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2015 after the close of the market on Thursday, February 25, 2016. The Company has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern to discuss these results. Interested parties can access the call by… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 15-Feb-16

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Institutional Investor buys $1M stock in Air Methods

Institutional Investor buys $1M stock in Air Methods

Acadian Asset Management bought a new position in Air Methods Corp (NASDAQ:AIRM) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. See Full Story

Source: EMQ, 27-Jan-16

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Air Methods completes on Tri-State Careflight purchase

Air Methods completes on Tri-State Careflight purchase

Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ: AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, has acquired Tri-State Care Flight. In November, Air Methods announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tri-State Care Flight and its air medical transport program. “Air Methods would first like to welcome Tri-State Care Flight employees to the team,” said Aaron… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 22-Jan-16

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Bell hold handover ceremony for first of 200 Bell 407GXPs to Air Methods

Bell hold handover ceremony for first of 200 Bell 407GXPs to Air Methods

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the delivery of the Bell 407GXP configured for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services to Air Methods (Nasdaq: AIRM). As revealed in March 2015, this is the first of many Bell 407GXPs expected over the next ten years. Bell Helicopter and Air Methods commemorated the delivery at… Read more »

Source: Bell, 19-Jan-16

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Air Methods appoints Human Resources SVP

Air Methods appoints Human Resources SVP

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM), the global leader in air medical services, today announced the appointment of key executive Heather Dumas as senior vice president of Human Resources. In her new role, Heather will drive the strategic direction for the Company’s human resources program, servicing more than 4,400 team members, and focusing on all aspects of… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 13-Jan-16

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Air Methods expands relationship with North Mississippi Medical Center

Air Methods expands relationship with North Mississippi Medical Center

Area residents’ access to air medical services will be enhanced through a new agreement between North Mississippi Medical Center and Air Methods that will go into effect in 2016. The agreement will include combining NMMC’s CareFlight medical helicopter service based at Tupelo Regional Airport, Air Methods’ base at Winona/Montgomery County Airport and a new base… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 05-Jan-16

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Eagle Asset Management raises stake in Air Methods to 5.64%

Eagle Asset Management raises stake in Air Methods to 5.64%

Eagle Asset Management boosted its stake in shares of Air Methods Corp (NASDAQ:AIRM) by 272.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). See Full Story

Source: Dakota Financial News, 05-Jan-16

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Wake Forest AirCare upgrades Blue Ridge base to H130

Wake Forest AirCare upgrades Blue Ridge base to H130

About 60 gathered observers at Blue Ridge Regional Airport looked into a clear blue sky with anticipation Tuesday as a state-of-the art H130 T2 helicopter, valued between $4 and $5 million, flew overhead and then landed. See Full Story  

Source: Go Danriver, 14-Dec-15

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Air Methods upgrades its Ramco software

Air Methods upgrades its Ramco software

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq: AIRM), the global leader in air medical transport, recently announced it upgraded to Ramco Aviation Suite V5.7 to streamline maintenance, engineering and supply chain functions across its base locations and headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. “With Ramco, we are able to continue to be a lean organization, yet have the visibility and… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 10-Dec-15

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AirLife 6 welcomed at Covington Municipal Airport

AirLife 6 welcomed at Covington Municipal Airport

AirLife 6, an emergency medical helicopter operated by AirMethods Corporation, has taken up residence at the Covington Municipal Airport, and the community welcomed it with an open house last week at the airport. See Full Story

Source: Rockdale Citizen, 30-Nov-15

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Tri-State Care Flight sold for $222 Million

Tri-State Care Flight sold for $222 Million

Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ: AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tri-State Care Flight (“Tri-State”) for $222.5 million. Tri-State generated net revenue of $81.5 million for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2014. The transaction, which was unanimously approved by Air Methods’… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 05-Nov-15

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Lombardia Capital Partners quadruples investment in Air Methods

Lombardia Capital Partners quadruples investment in Air Methods

Lombardia Capital Partners Llc increased its stake in Air Methodsoration (NASDAQ:AIRM) by 304.19% based on its latest Q3 2015 regulatory filing with the SEC. See Full Story

Source: Financial Magazin, 27-Oct-15

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Voce Capital sends second warning shot to Air Methods board

Voce Capital sends second warning shot to Air Methods board

Voce Capital Management LLC (“Voce”), the beneficial owner of approximately 4.9% of Air Methods Corporation (“Air Methods” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:AIRM), today sent a letter to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”). Englewood, Colorado 80112 Attention: Corporate Secretary Lady and Gentlemen: As you are well aware, for several months Voce Capital Management LLC (“Voce”)… Read more »

Source: Voce Capital Management, 26-Oct-15

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Air Methods pilot wins NEMSPA Pilot of the Year award

Air Methods pilot wins NEMSPA Pilot of the Year award

National EMS Pilot Association (NEMSPA) today announced the winner of the 2015 Pilot of the Year Award – Ann Lowell of Air Methods, currently serving the Haiti Air Ambulance program in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Each year, NEMSPA accepts nominations for this award from the nationwide emergency air medical community to recognize an individual who stands out… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 26-Oct-15

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Air Methods appointed as Preferred Provder to Bayflite

Air Methods appointed as Preferred Provder to Bayflite

Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ: AIRM), the global leader in emergency air medical transportation, commenced operations under the Bayflite preferred provider agreement as of Oct. 5. In May, Air Methods announced that it was entering into a preferred provider relationship with Bayfront Health and its Bayflite air medical transport program. The County licenses have transferred and… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 13-Oct-15

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Air Methods Acquires San Antonio AirLIFE

Air Methods Acquires San Antonio AirLIFE

Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ: AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, announced today that it has acquired San Antonio Air LIFE, owned by Baptist Health System of San Antonio/Tenet Corporation, and Bexar County Hospital District doing business as University Health System. “We value our long-term relationship with San Antonio Air LIFE,” said Aaron Todd,… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 06-Oct-15

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Air Methods sixth largest shareholder wants company SOLD

Air Methods sixth largest shareholder wants company SOLD

A large shareholder in Air Methods Corp. calls the company’s shares “a crummy stock” and wants the Denver-area air-ambulance company sold. See Full Story

Source: Biz Journal, 25-Sep-15

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Voce Capital Sends Letter to Board of Air Methods

Voce Capital Sends Letter to Board of Air Methods

Voce Capital Management LLC (“Voce”), the beneficial owner of approximately 4.9% of Air Methods Corporation (“Air Methods” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: AIRM), today sent a letter to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”).  In a detailed letter, Voce outlines the following: Voce believes the Company’s public ownership structure is increasingly problematic and has led… Read more »

Source: Voce Capital, 17-Sep-15

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Roanoke City Council hears presentation from Air Methods

Roanoke City Council hears presentation from Air Methods

Roanoke City Council heard a second presentation on a helicopter service from Brent Wilson, clinical base supervisor of Air Methods Corp., which flies the LifeSaver air ambulance, and Rebecca Lipham, flight nurse out of Carrollton. It was in a public hearing. See Full Story

Source: The Randolph Leader, 13-Aug-15

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Air Methods tells markets it will miss Q2 revenue number

Air Methods tells markets it will miss Q2 revenue number

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq: AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, provided an update on second quarter results. While community-based patient transports for the second quarter 2015 increased 7.4% to approximately 16,105 from the prior-year quarter, patients transported for community bases in operation greater than one year decreased an estimated 318 transports, or 2.2%…. Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 27-Jul-15

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Air Methods operating from temporary location at Murfreesboro Airport

Air Methods operating from temporary location at Murfreesboro Airport

LifeFlight 5 is officially operating from the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport from a temporary location until a permanent pad can be constructed. See full story

Source: Murfreesboro, 15-Jul-15

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CHEMS, Air Methods host Hangar Day at Seamans Airport

CHEMS, Air Methods host Hangar Day at Seamans Airport

Commonwealth Health Emergency Medical Services (CHEMS) and Air Methods will host a Hangar Day on Sunday, July 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Seamans Airport, 727 Windsock Lane, Factoryville. See Full Story

Source: PA homepage, 07-Jul-15

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03-Jul-15 N390LG Airbus AS350B3e Frisco, US-Colorado (1F)

With pilot and two paramedics on board, the helicopter started spinning shortly after take off and crashed about 20 seconds later, causing fatal injuries to pilot Patrick Mahany.The helicopter hit a parked pickup truck and travel camper and the helicopter was consumed by the ensuing fire. Flight paramedic Dave Repsher was burned in the crash… Read more »

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Air Methods moves office in Georgia

Air Methods moves office in Georgia

As the city of Covington looks toward expanding its airport, a new tenant will help pave the way. See Full Story

Source: Cov News, 05-Jun-15

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Air Methods Sponsors Great American Safety Drive

Air Methods Sponsors Great American Safety Drive

Air Methods recently announced it will sponsor the 2nd Annual Great American Safety Drive – MedEvac Foundation International’s major fundraising initiative for 2015 – commencing in June during National Safety Month. “Air Methods is proud to say that we have supported the MedEvac Foundation since its inception,” said Howard Ragsdale, senior vice president at Air Methods. “Safety… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 02-Jun-15

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FAA Proposes $91,500 Civil Penalty Against Air Methods Corp.

FAA Proposes $91,500 Civil Penalty Against Air Methods Corp.

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $91,500 civil penalty against Air Methods Corp. of Englewood, Colo., for allegedly operating a Bell 407 helicopter when it was not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. The FAA alleges that Air Methods operated the aircraft on four flights in October 2014 when a… Read more »

Source: FAA, 01-Jun-15

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Medical Helicopter Lawsuits on the Rise

Medical Helicopter Lawsuits on the Rise

Medical debt weighs on many Americans, but few incidents pack a larger or more-unexpected hit than a medical-helicopter flight. See Full Story

Source: JEMS, 13-May-15

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Air Methods Reports 1Q2015 Results And 2Q2015 Update

Air Methods Reports 1Q2015 Results And 2Q2015 Update

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq: AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 and provided an update on preliminary April 2015 flight volume.   For the quarter, revenue increased 8% to $238.3 million from $221.1 million in the prior-year quarter.  Net income from continuing operations for the… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 11-May-15

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Air Methods And Bayfront Health To Enter Into Preferred Provider Arrangement

Air Methods And Bayfront Health To Enter Into Preferred Provider Arrangement

Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ: AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, announced today that it is entering into a preferred provider relationship with Bayfront Health and its Bayflite air medical transport program. “Air Methods is honored to be a long-time partner of Bayfront Health and the Bayflite program,” said Mike Allen, Air Methods’ president… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 05-May-15

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Air Methods to Report FY2015 Q1 Results on Thursday May 7th

Air Methods to Report FY2015 Q1 Results on Thursday May 7th

Air Methods Corporation will report financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 after the close of the market on Thursday, May 7, 2015. The Company has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern to discuss these results. Interested parties can access the call by dialing (855)… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 30-Apr-15

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New President announced at Blue Hawaiian Helicopters to replace founders

New President announced at Blue Hawaiian Helicopters to replace founders

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, today announced that Gregg Lundberg has been appointed as president of Blue Hawaiian Helicopters. Lundberg will succeed Blue Hawaiian Helicopters founders David and Patricia Chevalier who are transitioning into advisory roles. “Gregg is a great addition to the team and we are thrilled to… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 23-Apr-15

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FAA Proposes $1.54 Million Civil Penalty Against Air Methods Corp.

FAA Proposes $1.54 Million Civil Penalty Against Air Methods Corp.

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $1.54 million civil penalty against Air Methods Corp. of Englewood, Colo., for allegedly operating Eurocopter EC-130 helicopters on dozens of flights when they were not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. The FAA alleges Air Methods operated two helicopters on 70 passenger-carrying flights for… Read more »

Source: FAA, 15-Apr-15

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Air Methods starts 10-year agreement with Vanderbilt LifeFlight

Air Methods starts 10-year agreement with Vanderbilt LifeFlight

Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ: AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, announced today that it entered into a partnership with Vanderbilt University to acquire certain assets utilized in connection with the Vanderbilt LifeFlight Program, including medical equipment and three Airbus Helicopters EC-145 aircraft, as well as a 10-year agreement restructuring the program under Air… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 07-Apr-15

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Portneuf Medical Center joins with Air Methods

Portneuf Medical Center joins with Air Methods

Portneuf Medical Center is pleased to announce that we are partnering with a new air ambulance provider on April 1, 2015. We have contracted with Air Methods, an air ambulance service based in Englewood, CO. At present, they have more than 300 bases of operations serving 48 states; including service to both Eastern Idaho Regional… Read more »

Source: Portneuf, 07-Apr-15

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06-Mar-15 N356AM Airbus EC130 St Louis, US-Missouri (1F)

Security video shows helicopter search light spinning to the left. The video shows that the helicopter entered a steep descent and impacted the side of the hospital building and parking lot at night.  Operated by Air Methods for ARCH Air Medical.  Pilot named here as Ronald Rector

06-Mar-15

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Air Methods orders 200 Bell 407GXP Helicopters over 10 years

Air Methods orders 200 Bell 407GXP Helicopters over 10 years

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today an agreement for the sale of 200 Bell 407GXPs configured for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) to Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq: AIRM), the largest provider of air medical transport services in the world. This order marks one of the largest commercial sales in Bell Helicopter’s… Read more »

Source: Bell, 03-Mar-15

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Air Methods and Vector Aerospace Sign AS350 and EC130 Dynamic Components MRO Contract

Air Methods and Vector Aerospace Sign AS350 and EC130 Dynamic Components MRO Contract

Vector Aerospace Corporation (“Vector Aerospace” www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (“MRO”) services, is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (“HS-NA”) has been selected as the primary supplier to Air Methods Corporation for all AS350 and EC130 dynamic components. This agreement will continue for a period… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 03-Mar-15

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