Skärgårdshavets Helikoptertjänst Ab (SHT), the predecessor of FinnHEMS Flight Services, is a pioneer in medical and ambulance helicopter services in Finland. We have been operating since 1990 and have developed along the years a unique operating model that has become the standard in our field. Our uncompromising work to improve flight and patient safety, and continuous training of our staff, have given us a reputation of reliability.
Experience creates security
Flexible and agile organization
We have very low staff turnover.
Decision making fast and local
We operate independently, without the big group's bureaucracy.
A refined collaborative model
The entire crew works as a team to help each other regardless of their title.
Determined training program
We have always invested in the training of our staff more than the regulations require.
Uncompromising quality program
We adhere to the ISO 9001 quality system and we have had a safety management system since 2011.
Almost 100% reliability
Our advanced HR management and maintenance system we have developed, together with the most reliable aircraft in the industry, help us achieve a 99,82% operating reliability in 2018.