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Quick Facts

Incredible things

happen at Hope Air.

SEE SOME OF OUR QUICK FACTS AND NUMBERS

28%

of patients would cancel or postpone their appointment without a Hope Air flight

Ava needs to be monitored throughout the year for her cystic fibrosis. But the long wintertime drive is too dangerous to risk—if she couldn’t fly, she’d have to cancel. READ MORE

21%

of patients would drive or bus 8+ hours each way to their appointment

29%

of patients travel to appointments for a diagnosis

It took years for little Sylas to be diagnosed. We flew him to and from assessments while specialists tried to figure out what was wrong, minimizing the stress and cost of travel for his family. READ MORE

37%

of patients travel to appointments for surgery or other treatment

21%

of all flights are for cancer patients

1986

HOPE AIR’s first flight

On a brisk November day, Hope Air arranged its first flight for a Canadian to get from their home to the hospital: a child from New Brunswick travelled to Toronto for cancer treatment. READ MORE

5350

Hours donated by volunteers in 2016

2016

11 staff members to 168 volunteers

72

Active volunteer pilots

Henry is one of our most active volunteer pilots, personally flying clients to their healthcare appointments in his private plane. READ MORE

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