A national network of volunteer pilots who provide free air transportation for ambulatory patients and time critical cargo.
The purpose of the National Patient Travel Center is ".....to 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."
Referral agency for TWA Operation Liftoff and AirLife Line
American Airlines offers one flight per patient; must be referred by a non-profit organization. Based on financial need which must be verified.
Continental Airlines offers free flight certificates for patients. Run by volunteer Bob Jack.
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.
Offers fundraising assistance for pre and post transplant expenses.
Flights on corporate jets for patients. 914-328-1313
Negotiates with all commercial airlines for the lowest cost of a ticket.
Provides information about facilities offering lodging for families and/or patients during medical treatment away from home.