LifeLine Blog

Welcome to the LifeLine Blog, where staff, volunteers, passengers and guests will share their experiences, advice and helpful hints.

The Key Differences Between Emergency and Non-Emergency Medical Flights

By Lindsey Kerr | November 27, 2023 | 0 Comments

Imagine being in a situation where a loved one needs crucial care but is miles away from the right facility. That’s where medical flights come in,… Read more »

Common Misconceptions About Free Non-Emergency Medical Air Travel Debunked

By Lindsey Kerr | October 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

Free, non-emergency medical air travel has become an increasingly popular service, providing individuals with a means to access medical care that is otherwise out of reach… Read more »

A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying for Free Non-Emergency Medical Air Travel

By Lindsey Kerr | October 16, 2023 | 0 Comments

Non-emergency medical air transportation ensures patients can access medical treatments, evaluations, and procedures not readily available in their community. Unlike emergency air transport for immediate, life-threatening… Read more »

Free Non-Emergency Medical Air Travel for Children: What Parents Need to Know

By Lindsey Kerr | September 28, 2023 | 0 Comments

Parents are always determined to provide the best for their children, especially regarding health and wellness. Sometimes, the appropriate medical care is not within reach, requiring… Read more »

How Donations Support LifeLine Pilots and Their Missions: The Life-Changing Impact of Contributions

By Lindsey Kerr | July 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Imagine knowing that something as simple as a quick flight is the only thing standing in the way of the life-saving treatment you or a loved… Read more »

Celebrating the Life of Wanda Whitsitt

By Lindsey Kerr | June 6, 2023 | 0 Comments

LifeLine Pilots celebrates the life of Wanda Whitsitt, the founder of LifeLine Pilots, who passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2023. For 91 years, Wanda lived… Read more »

Coping With Travel Anxiety: Tips for Medical Travel

By Lindsey Kerr | May 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

Whether it’s a nonemergency medical journey or a trip to a new destination, travel anxiety can significantly challenge patients and their caregivers. For some people, even… Read more »

Tips for Air Travel with a Medical Condition

By Lindsey Kerr | April 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

Traveling can be stressful, and the experience can be even more challenging when you have a medical condition. However, with careful planning and preparation, you can… Read more »

Nonemergency Medical Air Transportation Increases Rural Accessibility to Healthcare

By Lindsey Kerr | March 22, 2023 | 0 Comments

Access to healthcare is critical in many rural communities, home to 46 million people, or 14% of the US population, in 2021. Unfortunately, distance and isolation… Read more »

Flying with Oxygen

By Lindsey Kerr | March 22, 2023 | 0 Comments

There are limitations to bringing medical equipment onboard airplanes, especially when flying in a small aircraft. On your LifeLine Pilots flight, you will be flying in… Read more »