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Government of Punjab to Hire Air Ambulance Service

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Air Ambulance service to be started in Punjab Province within 10 to 12 weeks, announced newly elected Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz in Punjab Assembly session today.

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Government of Punjab Seeks Two Aircraft to Launch Air Ambulance Service

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Government of Punjab is launching Air Ambulance Service in Punjab to transfer critical patients to specialized hospitals from far-flung areas of south and north Punjab.

One Air Ambulance shall be stationed in Rawalpindi/Mianwali and the other in Multan/Bahawalnagar.

Companies registered with Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) are invited to submit tenders/bids for the provision of following services for one year extendable on the basis of performance.

2 x Aircraft for provision of Air Ambulance Service in Punjab/Punjab Emergency Services Department (Rescue 1122).

Tender notice in March 10 newspaper:

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Re: Government of Punjab Seeks Two Aircraft to Launch Air Ambulance Service

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As I wrote on this topic earlier as well, this is nothing more than political stunt. Given the overall state of medical infrastructure thinking how would this work.
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What type of aircraft is not mentioned
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TAILWIND wrote: Sun Mar 10, 2024 7:21 pm As I wrote on this topic earlier as well, this is nothing more than political stunt. Given the overall state of medical infrastructure thinking how would this work.
I agree with you.
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According to news reports:

Two fixed-wing aircraft and a rotary-wing aircraft to be made part of Air Ambulance Service in Punjab Province/Punjab Emergency Services Department (Rescue 1122).

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In March 16 newspaper:

Government of Punjab

Emergency Services Department - Rescue 1122

Air Ambulance Service

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Reference to tender notice in newspapers on March 10, 2024, to launch Air Ambulance Service in Punjab.

Accordingly, the description for two airplanes for Provision of Air Ambulance Service in Punjab is hereby replaced with description of Hiring of Services for Ambulance Service in Punjab.

Furthermore, the last date for the submission of bids shall be April 1, 2024, at 11:00 AM which shall be opened on the same date at 11:30 AM.

The other Terms of Reference (TORs) mentioned in the advertisement shall remain in the same.

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3 operators have been short-listed for the charter of Air Ambulance service

- Hybrid Aviation
- Skywings
- Aircraft Sales and Services Limited (ASSL)
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Skywings has won the contract and the Government of Punjab is inducting a Piper PA-34 Seneca and a Cessna 210 Centurion for this project.
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last year the owner of Skywings disppeared from Karachi airport...

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Government of Punjab Rescue 1122 Air Ambulance Service training flights started from & to Lahore Airport with Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II aircraft registered in Pakistan as AP-BFM.

Rescue 1122 Air Ambulance Service expected to become operational in June this year.

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In the past, Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II registration AP-BFM was seen with Edhi Air Ambulance markings.

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is EDHI air ambulance removed from EDHI trust and handed to Punjab government?
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Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II registration AP-BFM is operated by Sky Wings - http://www.skywingsaviation.com/ - based at Karachi Airport.

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November 2023 photo of a Crimean–Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) patient flown to Karachi from Quetta by Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II aircraft registration AP-BFM in Edhi Air Ambulance Service markings.

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