Learjets from South Africa. Universal Air Evac joins us as an Accredited Service Provider

Paris, France, 28th March 2024 – Providing two permanently configured Learjet 35 air ambulances, Universal Air Evac has joined the International Assistance Group as an Accredited Service Provider. We are delighted to have this additional capacity in our network as tourism and business travel returns to South Africa and neighbouring countries.


Universal Air Evac places great emphasis on safety and quality. Apart from the International Assistance Group’s ISO 9001 vetting process, they are also an accredited provider of EURAMI. Additionally, the organization is under the expert medical supervision of Dr. Glenn Staples, who is well-known in the assistance industry and within the IAG community.


Permanently configured for adult and paediatric ICU cases and with a 2000 nautical mile range, each Learjet 35 can undertake no-stop/one-step missions encompassing southern and central Africa, with longer-range cases into North Africa and Europe within realistic scope.


To ensure quick, regular, efficient and safe aircraft maintenance, Universal Air Evac is proud to be part of Africa’s largest general aviation company, National Airways Corporation ( NAC), South Africa offers some excellent medical facilities, and these air ambulances will help to connect a large area with very high standards of care.