medical travel programs

Here is a list of various programs that might help with medical travel, depending on what your situation is. If you find any of this information out of date, please let my Mom know.

Air Charity Network
A national network of volunteer pilots who provide free air transportation for ambulatory patients and time critical cargo.
(916) 641-7800

National Patient Travel Network
The purpose of the National Patient Travel Center is " ensure that no financially-needy patient is denied access to distant specialized medical evaluation, diagnosis or treatment for lack of a means of long-distance medical air transportation."

Air Care Alliance

Referral agency for TWA Operation Liftoff and AirLife Line

Miles for Kids in Need
American Airlines offers one flight per patient; must be referred by a non-profit organization. Based on financial need which must be verified.
(817) 963-8118

Continental Care Force
Continental Airlines offers free flight certificates for patients. Run by volunteer Bob Jack.
(281) 261-6626

Angel Flight
Angel Flight is a non-profit organization of pilots and other volunteers dedicated to serving the community by arranging free private air transportation for medical patients who cannot afford to utilize normal, commercial transportation. Angel Flight also provides services to blood, organ and tissue banks.

American Organ Transplant Association
Offers fundraising assistance for pre and post transplant expenses.

Corporate Angel
Flights on corporate jets for patients. 914-328-1313

Wings of Freedom
Negotiates with all commercial airlines for the lowest cost of a ticket.

National Association of Hospitality Houses
Provides information about facilities offering lodging for families and/or patients during medical treatment away from home.

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