Profile: Air Methods Corp (AIRM.O)
9 Feb 2016
Air Methods Corporation, incorporated on April 10, 1987, is engaged in providing air medical emergency transport services and systems throughout the United States. The Company operates through divisions, including Air Medical Services, Tourism Division and United Rotorcraft Division. As of December 31, 2014, the Company’s Air Medical Services Division provided air medical transportation services in 41 states to the general population as an independent service (also called community-based services) and to hospitals or other institutions under exclusive operating agreements (also called hospital-based services). It transports persons requiring intensive medical care from either the scene of an accident or general care hospitals to skilled trauma centers or tertiary care centers. The Company’s Tourism Division provides helicopter tours and charter flights, primarily focusing on Grand Canyon and Hawaiian Island tours. Its United Rotorcraft Division designs, manufactures and installs aircraft medical interiors and other aerospace or medical transport products.
Air Medical Services Division
The Company’s Air Medical Services Division offers services, which include medical care, aircraft operation and maintenance, around the clock communications and dispatch, and medical billing and collections. Aircraft are typically based at fire stations, airports, or hospital locations. The division operates around 363 helicopters and 27 fixed wing aircrafts
The Company’s Tourism Division operates around 56 helicopters and provides aerial tours and charter flights, primarily focusing on Grand Canyon and Hawaiian Island tours. The Company markets its tours through company Websites and a variety of agencies, such as online booking companies, hotels, resorts, and cruise operators. The division has flyover rights to conduct aerial tours over the Grand Canyon National Park and two national parks in Hawaii, along with some smaller national parks. The Company conducts operations under the trade name of Sundance Helicopters in the Las Vegas and Grand Canyon markets and under Blue Hawaiian Helicopters in the Hawaiian market.
United Rotorcraft Division
The Company’s United Rotorcraft Division designs, manufactures and certifies modular medical interiors, multi-mission interiors, and other aerospace and medical transport products. These interiors and other products range from basic life support to intensive care suites to advanced search and rescue systems. The division offers integrated aircraft communication, navigation, environmental control, structural, and electrical systems. The Company’s manufacturing services include avionics, electrical, composites, machining, welding, sheet metal and upholstery.
Air Methods Corp
7301 S Peoria St,
PO Box 4114
ENGLEWOOD CO 80112-4133