Services 03.04.2020

COVID-19: VINCI Airports' French network mobilised for patients transport

Covid-19 patients transport at Grenoble Alpes Isère airport. Copyright Robin Pierrestiger

As part of the Résilience operation announced by French President Emmanuel Macron, airports from VINCI Airports' network are being mobilised in France for the medical transport of sick patients from Covid-19, as well as medical equipment.

On 29 and 30 March, Grenoble Alpes Isère airport received four medical flights from eastern France, enabling eight patients to be transferred to Grenoble hospital.

Hospitals are currently identifying needs and availability to plan other possible flights in the near future.