23 May 2014
First Flight said it has selected McKinney National Airport as its new headquarters.
First Flight will lease a 12,000 square-foot hangar and offices at the airport. The space will serve as the base for supporting operations in East Texas. First Flight will be headquartered at the new facility as well as operate an aircraft maintenance operation for its aircraft and other aircraft.
First Flight´s eight-aircraft include specially equipped Cessna 421s and King Airs. These pressurized planes are quiet, fast and provide room for state-of-the-art technology to provide an exceptional level of care. Each plane is equipped with highly trained flight paramedics and nurses that have earned critical care certification. First Flight will add 36 employees within three years.
First Flight owns, operates, and maintains an air ambulance service that serves a number of communities in Texas. It is developing markets in North and East Texas, which will improve health care availability and access for its emergent and non-emergent patients by swiftly and safely transferring patients to facilities able to provide higher level of care.