Universal to Support First Locally-Based Irish Air Ambulance Service

AeroMedevac Ireland to Receive Fueling, Handling, and Trip Support From Universal

GENEVA--(Marketwire - May 14, 2012) - EBACE -- AeroMedevac Ireland (AMI), the first locally-based Irish Air Ambulance Service, announced that it has signed a cooperation memorandum for Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. to support its critical life-saving missions by providing handling, fueling and trip support services.

AeroMedevac Ireland, based at Dublin International Airport (EIDW), provides air ambulance transport for private medical insurers and medical assistance providers, and also offers assistance to both individuals and families requiring an air ambulance repatriation of a loved one.

"Every second counts in our life-saving missions, so we needed a provider that could ensure that our aviation services needs were taken care of quickly with the highest degree of competence," said Keith Trower, CEO, AeroMedevac Ireland. "With the assistance of a proven and reputable company such as Universal, we are confident that our fueling, handling and trip support needs will be expedited, enabling our time critical missions to depart post haste, ultimately helping us provide efficient support and reassurance at a traumatic time in people's lives and to save lives."

"We take great pride that AeroMedevac Ireland entrusts Universal® with supporting their life-saving missions, and are fully prepared to mirror their level of urgency and provide the highest level of service possible," said Jonathan Howells, Vice President, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, Universal. "We look forward to working with AeroMedevac and supporting its honorable goal of helping people during what are extraordinarily stressful episodes for all involved."

About AeroMedevac Ireland
AeroMedevac Ireland commenced operations in December 2010 to provide aeromedical repatriation for people who become ill and injured while travelling overseas and bring them home for continued treatment. The Company also provides hospital 2 hospital transfer services for people in Irish hospitals who need to travel abroad for specialist care. For more information please email info@aeromedevac.ie or call our 24/7 support line on +353 1 497 7774.

About Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.
With 50+ years of experience in supporting business aviation and more than 2.5 million trip legs facilitated, Universal® has the knowledge and expertise to accomplish our shared purpose: the success of your trip. Our comprehensive resources include customized trip support, convenience through the UVair® Fuel Program, worldwide ground support from Universal Aviation(SM), online flight planning, aircraft data link, and more. For more information, contact worldwide sales at (800) 231-5600 ext. 3300 (North America) or (713) 944-1622 ext. 3300 (Worldwide).

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