Flying Doctors Nigeria, Lufthansa to offer special fares for medical emergencies - BUSINESSDAY
SEPTEMBER 03, 2023
Flying Doctors Nigeria (FDN) and Lufthansa Group have partnered to offer special fares for patients who need to travel for medical emergencies. The partnership will provide patients with access to a broader range of medical assistance services and special air fares on Lufthansa.
Under the terms of the partnership, patients who need to travel for medical emergencies will be eligible for special fares on Lufthansa flights. The special fares are for patients, family members and medical personnel.
The partnership is expected to benefit patients from both Nigeria and abroad. Patients will have access to a broader range of medical assistance services, and they will also be able to save money on their travel costs. The partnership is also expected to help improve the quality of healthcare in Nigeria and other African countries.
Flying Doctors Nigeria is a tech-enabled global marketplace for emergency medical care. The company provides various services, including air and ground ambulance, repatriation of mortal remains, commercial medical escort service, and emergency transport unit service. FDN also offers medical consultations and referrals to medical facilities in Nigeria and abroad.
Lufthansa Group is the leading European airline and one of the world’s leading airlines. The company operates a large fleet of over 270 aircraft and serves 320 destinations in 104 countries worldwide. Lufthansa also offers comprehensive medical services to international patients and people suffering from injuries or other health-related problems.
“This partnership is a testament to our dedication to excellence and our unwavering pursuit of elevating healthcare standards worldwide,” said Ayotoro Adio, Head of Operations at FDN. “By joining forces with Lufthansa, we are empowered to enhance our offerings and ensure a wider reach for critical healthcare needs.”
“We are pleased to partner with Flying Doctors Nigeria to offer special fares for medical emergencies,” said Jens Bischof, CEO of Lufthansa Group Airlines. “This partnership reflects our commitment to providing our customers with the best possible care, no matter where they are in the world.”