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AIR - TRANSPORT EUROPE

Helicopter emergency medical service

24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

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Záchranársky vrtuľník letel na pomoc žene po páde z motocykla

Posádka leteckých záchranárov z Nitry letela dnes podvečer do obce Salka (okres Nové Zámky), kde došlo k dopravnej nehode motocykla.

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K dvom dopravným nehodám letel košický záchranársky vrtuľník

Košická posádka leteckých záchranárov smerovala dnes popoludní k dopravnej nehode, ktorá sa stala pri obci Boťany (okres Trebišov). Osobné motorové vozidlo tam skončilo mimo vozovky. 75-ročnú vodičku museli z miesta záchranári najskôr vyslobodiť.

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Pád turistu pod Poľským hrebeňom

Leteckí záchranári z Popradu leteli dnes popoludní na pomoc do Vysokých Tatier. Na palubu vrtuľníka sa pridal aj jeden člen Horskej záchrannej služby. Vrtuľník následne nabral smer k Poľskému hrebeňu. 32-ročný slovenský turista po páde v skalnom teréne utrpel mnohopočetné poranenia po celom tele. Z miesta bol palubným navijakom evakuovaný, ošetrený a v stabilizovanom stave letecky prevezený do nemocnice v Poprade.

HEMS

Helicopter Emergency Medical Service in Slovakia is operated by AIR-TRANSPORT EUROPE, Ltd (ATE) in seven operational centers on the basis of license issued by the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic. Air rescue service provided since 1991.

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ATE

The company was established by physical entities in 1991 with primary objective to perform helicopter emergency medical service (EMS) in the Poprad region, namely in the High Tara Mountains. In the same year the company started to pursue activities in the field of special aerial Works (logging, liming, construction and assembly works and aerial Works in agriculture).

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Our divisions

Within the aviation industry the company provides the following services:

Helicopter emergency medical service

Helicopter Emergency Medical Service in seven operational centers in Slovakia and one in Czech Republic. ATE has many years of experience in operating the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS).

Medical air transport

The Company also operates two Cessna Citation 550 Bravo jet planes for medical purposes. Top-of-the-range medical equipment are the guarantee of professional transport of patients.

Business flights

Our top aircrafts in the business jet category that is able to meet individual needs of the most demanding clientele requesting fast and reliable transport on the highest level.

Helicopter service center

Helicopter maintenance and repairs, Organization is certified in compliance with Aviation Regulations, Part 145, Agusta and Eurocopter Subdivisions, MIL Helicopters.

Trading Division

AIR - TRANSPORT EUROPE, Ltd. (ATE) is an established player on MIL Helicopter spare parts market, disposes many contacts with manufacturers and other overhaul facilities all around the world.

Flight school

Air crew training in own flight training center. Request more information and quote at training@ate.sk.

Donor's card

Donor's Card of Helicopter Emergency Medical Service is a voluntary donor program run by ATE since 2003. The aim of this program is to introduce the public advantages and accessibility of Helicopter Emergency Medical Service in Slovakia, promote its opportunities and acquire resources for increasing the quality of helicopter rescue services.

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map of the centers OLOMOUC – KRIŠTOF 09 ŽILINA – KRIŠTOF 06 TRENČÍN – KRIŠTOF 07 BRATISLAVA – KRIŠTOF 01 NITRA – KRIŠTOF 05 BANSKÁ BYSTRICA – KRIŠTOF 02 POPRAD - KRIŠTOF 03 KOŠICE – KRIŠTOF 04
POPRAD - KRIŠTOF 03

The base was the first one opened on April 1, 1995, though the company had been performing rescue service in cooperation with the Poprad Hospital since 1991. Helicopter rescue crews usually perform missions in the challenging terrains of the High Tatras, Low Tatras, Belianske Tatras and the Slovak Paradise. Difficult and inaccessible terrains of this region more often require application of special means, e.g. hoist and winch.

Station headquarters: Poprad Airport

Phone: 18 155, 052 7763 444
Fax: 052 7881 603

E-mail: ate@ate.sk, lzs@ate.sk

OLOMOUC – KRIŠTOF 09

On 1. January 2017, following the tender of Ministry of Health in Czech republic, began AIR – TRANSPORT EUROPE providing the rescue flights at the HEMS base Olomouc.

Station headquarters: EMS of Olomouc County

Hněvotínská 60
Olomouc 772 00
Česká Republika

Phone: +420 585 544 200, +420 585 223 693

E-mail: info@zzsol.cz

ŽILINA – KRIŠTOF 06

The operational centre in Zilina was taken over by ATE on November 9, 2009 on the base of license granted by the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic.

Station headquarters: area of Teaching Hospital with Policlinic in Zilina

Phone: 18 155
Fax: 052 7881 603

E-mail: ate@ate.sk, lzsza@ate.sk

TRENČÍN – KRIŠTOF 07

TE has been operating in the Trencin base since December 10, 2009.

Station headquarters: Trencin airport

Phone: 18 155
Fax: 052 7881 603

E-mail: ate@ate.sk, lzstn@ate.sk

BRATISLAVA – KRIŠTOF 01

ATE has re-opened the base in Bratislava on August 15, 2001. Most of the missions performed by the rescue crew in this operational centre are related to car accidents and secondary patient transports to/from the specialized health care centers within the Slovak Republic. The crew also performs repatriation flights for patients by the sanitary plane.

Phone: 18 155
Fax: 052 7881 603

E-mail: ate@ate.sk, lzsba@ate.sk

NITRA – KRIŠTOF 05

ATE has been operating HEMS base in Nitra since February 1, 2006. Rescue crews in Nitra perform primary rescue service and secondary patient transports in the southern part of Slovakia.

Station headquarters: area of airport at Nitra - Janikovce

Phone: 18 155
Fax: 052 7881 603

E-mail: ate@ate.sk, lzsnr@ate.sk

BANSKÁ BYSTRICA – KRIŠTOF 02

The operational center Banska Bystrica was opened along with the Bratislava base – on August 15, 2001. ATE crews from Banska Bystrica often help with accidents in the Low Tatras, Velka Fatra and Mala Fatra. In summer 2007 ATE opened a new modern HEMS base with a hangar in the area of Roosevelt Hospital in Banska Bystrica.

Station headquarters: area of Roosevelt Hospital in Banska Bystrica

Phone: 18 155
Fax: 052 7881 603

E-mail: ate@ate.sk, lzsbb@ate.sk

KOŠICE – KRIŠTOF 04

ATE has been providing technical background (helicopter, pilot, maintenance crew) and medical staff in the Košice HEMS base since 1990. Equipment and organizing were ensured by Emergency Service at Košice. ATE took over complete operation of the Košice base on January 1, 2006. Helicopter Rescue Crews in Kosice mostly provide neonatal and pediatric transports to specialized medical centers.

Station headquarters: area of L. Pasteur Teaching Hospital at Košice

Phone: 18 155
Fax: 052 7881 603

E-mail: ate@ate.sk, lzske@ate.sk