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Universal Air Evac: Breaking Down Barriers For Women in Aviation on Women’s Day

Women in Aviation

As March dawns every year, the world spends a day celebrating International Women’s Day. This year, Universal Air Evac, an air ambulance company based in Lanseria, Johannesburg, marked the day accordingly.  On 6 March 2023, the company opened its doors to a select few young women, currently studying for their nursing degrees, to illustrate potential career options in air ambulance services.

Does All Travel Insurance Cover Air Ambulances?


When it comes to taking that much-needed holiday or travelling overseas for business, preparation is key. One of the most important parts of travelling to another country is travel insurance. But, like all insurance, it is one of those things that are not only begrudgingly bought, but highly misunderstood.

Top Safety Tips for International Holidays
Top Safety Tips for International Holidays

The holiday season is upon us, and if you are planning on taking advantage of the December holidays to get away, we have a few tips for you. While travelling within our borders comes with its own considerations, if you are planning to start exploring internationally, you will need to put in a bit more prep time.

How to Activate an Air Ambulance: A Guideline to Get You the Help You Need

Activate and air ambulance

We don't like to think about illness or injury while we are travelling, but if you are taking a trip, an air ambulance offers a patient transport to a medical centre for treatment. These aircraft are equipped to provide emergency medical care on board and have become increasingly popular as the connective range has improved and access to remote areas.

What Should You Look for in a Medical Air Evacuation Service?

What to look for


An emergency that requires a medical evacuation doesn't happen with every trip your client takes, but it can happen at any time. When it does, how can you ensure that you have the best partner by your side, ready to take to the sky?

Medical evacuations only really take place when:

What is an Air Ambulance Service?

Image of two Universal Air Evac Planes


If you have ever heard the term “air ambulance” and wondered what it is, we are here to help.

Time and again, people who are either in a remote location, or in a serious emergency have needed urgent medical care and require evacuation to an adequate medical facility.

And, this is where the concept of an air ambulance comes up.

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