East West Rescue

  • Medical Assistance

    Whatever the medical emergency and wherever in the Subcontinent, EWR can extend a helping hand, 365 days a year.

  • Air Medical Transport

    Since 1970, patients and their families have trusted us to safely transport their loved ones

  • Medical Backup

    Emergency Medical Backup both onsite and remotely for Visiting dignitaries, Exhibitions, Sports Events...

  • Road Ambulance

    We can provide ACLS, BLS road ambulances so as to provide continuation of expert care during transportation via road....

  • Equipment

    Our state of the art equipment is approved for air medical transport and is regularly inspected and maintained for both effectiveness and efficiency. All equipment is owned by us.

  • Travel Medicine

    Visit our travel clinic for vaccinations or advice on health, travel and safety. We have our own bestselling travel and healthy living handbook...

  • Training and Lectures

    Learn how to save a life! Since 1998 we have trained and certified thousands of individuals to be first aiders...

  • Site Services

    East West Rescue has over 22 years of experience and resources to survey locations or set up Field Hospitals in the remotest of areas...

Repatriation & Transport

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Since 1970, patients, their families and various organizations have trusted us to safely transport their loved ones back home.

We have over 40 years of experience in repatriating ill or injured patients for families, corporations, managed care companies, hospitals, nursing homes, assistance companies, insurance companies, Embassies, medical care providers etc.

EWR can transport patients by road, air or sea, whether by road ambulance, air ambulance, helicopter ambulance, commercial airliners or occasionally even by speed boat. We provide several types of evacuation, transportation and repatriation services to suit a patient's medical requirements and location and also provide bedside to bedside transfers.

Patient Transfer and Repatriation can be done by:

Air Medical Transport of Patients

Many thanks again for your very valuable help with this case on this difficult location. Once again the Team at FirstAssist is very impressed with your efficiency and prompt answer. --- Just to say thank you for your usual excellent assistance on this case First Assist UK

Air Ambulance Medical Evacuation (by Helicopter, Airplane)

We provide air ambulance services within India and also to Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Middle East, Singapore, Thailand and continue to keep extending our wings.

In 2012, we started to provide air ambulance repatriation from a New Territory – China. We are able to fly into certain cities from New Delhi.

The Indian subcontinent has medical facilities varying from sophisticated to the basic minimum. Many a time patients require surgery or specialized care and have to be transferred to a hospital with adequate facilities for their condition. Time is an important factor in these cases and EWR provides rapid, professional care and transfer of such patients. We are dedicated to providing flawless professional air ambulance transfer of patients to and from the Subcontinent, South East Asia and the Middle East.

Our extensive experience of over FOUR decades of serving the aero medical field allows us to confidently and efficiently evacuate seriously injured or sick patients from even the remotest of areas. We are known Worldwide for our high safety standards and professionalism.

Our in-house operation and coordination personnel make the arrangements necessary to deal with a medical request requiring air transportation. We have full time medical teams comprising of Doctors and Nurses. Our doctors have aviation and physiology training and undergo ATLS, ACLS training regularly.

We utilize the most appropriate means of transfer according to the location and condition of the patient. With an experience of thousands of air ambulances and decades of air medical transport, our flight medical staff are trained to handle the most critical of patients whether they are on life support, have myocardial infarction or multi-trauma etc. and provide dedicated critical care in the skies. Our service ensures continuity of quality care to all our patients.

Critical care aircrafts are outfitted as flying intensive care units with all lifesaving equipment and medication. EWR performs more air ambulance transfers than any other organization in the Subcontinent.

With an experience of thousands of air ambulances and over 35 years of air medical transport, our flight medical staff are trained to handle the most critical of patients whether they are on life support, have myocardial infarction or multi-trauma etc. and provide dedicated critical care in the skies. Our service ensures continuity of quality care to all our patients.

wore a jacket that said "East West Rescue" on the back of it. But I never found out where she kept her angel wings folded. We cannot say enough about East West Rescue ! They were most considerate and compassionate.

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Our Aero medical teams are available to respond quickly to emergencies. Our full time medical teams are well qualified and experienced medical professionals. Within minutes of a call, all the necessary arrangements for medical evacuation is coordinated so that prompt transfer is coordinated with the appropriate medical team and specialists, always taking into consideration the patients best interests.

Our medical teams are chosen based on the needs of the patient. Critically ill patients are transported in an intensive care setting. When required, additional specialists accompany the patient. Critical care aircrafts are outfitted as flying intensive care units with lifesaving equipment and medication.

I thought that I would not survive the day. And in walked the East West Rescue team and I just knew everything would be alright and I would recover from my illness alive and well. I thank you with all my heart for saving my life and letting me see tomorrow

Whenever possible, we try to accommodate the transport of a companion on the patient's flight at no additional cost. However, the patient's needs are our priority. Each medical flight is customized to the individual's transport needs and conditions may preclude having other passengers aboard

Commercial airlines

Repatriation and Transfer via International and National Commercial Aircraft.

Thank you for your assistance, the family would also like to thank you for all your hardwork and your teams hard work, in retrieving Mr XYZ safely. Customer Care Australia

We have repatriated patients to and from all continents except from the Poles. This service encompasses worldwide transfers and is not restricted toflights to and from the Indian subcontinent. Any person requiring any form of medical assistance fortraveling may use this service. Our Medical teams and specialized state- of -the art equipment are based in New Delhi, India.

East West Rescue has been repatriating patients on commercial airlines with medical escorts or full medical teams for over 40 years. We have done thousands of commercial plane repatriations.

Seated patients or Stretcher patients not requiring life support:

Our Medical escort Service caters to patients who require the expertise and care of a medical

Thank you for providing such efficient assistance on this case and arranging the transfer . Regards, FIRSTASSIST SERVICES LIMITED

escort while traveling on an airline stretcher or as a seated passenger.

Doctor escorts are available for patients are fit to travel on commercial airlines but require medical assistance or care during the flight. When required both a Doctor and Nurse accompany the patient.

This service also includes facilitation and arrangement of:

Disabled persons (physical or mental disability)

Persons unable to tend for themselves during their flight back home due to their medical condition such as recuperating from an illness, accident or operation.

Patients not on life support systems who require care, both medical and non medical

Thank you for this. I am sure Mrs. ABCD has reminded you how much of a GOD sent you are. MEDEX Global Solutions

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Patients on Life support or with Serious illness or injuries on International Commercial flights

This service is available on select International airlines. The patient is isolated from the rest of the passengers on board by a special private cabin or screened area. Patients on life support or with serious injuries are accompanied by a full medical team (Doctor, Nurse, Anesthetist/Critical Care Specialist etc) as necessary, with all necessary and essential advanced life saving equipment and medication. This service includes :

This service also includes facilitation and arrangements of

Bedside to bedside service

Obtaining medical clearance from airlines

Coordination with hospital patient is currently admitted at

Coordination with receiving hospital

Arrangement of road ambulances

Boarding and seating


Thank you very much for everything you did for my sister. I have never seen so much warmth and motivation, I shall never forget as long as I live. ..express my thanks for keeping my sister alive.

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Road Ambulance

Surface / Road Ambulance
East West rescue can provide road ambulances throughout the Indian subcontinent and Worldwide. We can provide BLS, ACLS ambulances with life saving State-of- the- Art equipment, medical teams and medication to allow continuation of expert care during transportation. Ambulance service can be arranged in the subcontinent. We can also arrange for Worldwide pick and drop service at airports.


A minimum standard of medical equipment is carried on all air ambulance, road ambulance and scheduled flight repatriations. Equipment taken on board is customized depending on the medical history of the patient.
Throughout the air ambulance flight, commercial flight or road ambulance, our team maintains a high level of intensive care through the use of our state of the art equipment, which is regularly inspected for both effectiveness and efficiency.
All equipment is owned by us and is located in New Delhi, India. All medical equipment and supplies are checked before and after each repatriation by the Chief Flight Nurse to assure proper function, battery charge, maintenance and inventory of all medical equipment and medication. Our equipment is approved for air medical transport.

Our outstanding reputation for medical care is due to our experienced and well trained medical professionals and their knowledge of the equipment aboard the aircraft or road ambulance. Over 40 years of experience in patient transport and care have been applied to our selection of equipment, medication and trained Medical personnel that are dispatched on our missions.

A partial list of Equipment:

Propaq, Zoll defibrillators, external and transvenous pacemakers, non invasive blood pressure monitors, CVP sets etc.
Oxygen concentrator (AirSep), Portable ventilators (Drager), Ambu, La?rdal suction, Oxygen cylinders approved for aeromedical use, Naso/Endo tracheal intubation equipment, chest drain sets etc.
Immobilization equipment
Various traction splints, cervical collar, head immobilizer, backboard etc.
Various stretchers-Vacuum (Bean bag), Scoop, Back board, Ferno aero medical stretchers, air mattress (anti- pressure ulcer) etc.
Glucometers, Pulse Oximeters, Oxygen, masks, regulators, gauges, Infusion pumps, Portable suction units (Laerdal), All current advanced life support medication (ACLS), I.V. sets, blood giving sets, catheters, burn sheets

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