2024 Henderson Trophy To Be Awarded To Safety Leader Medaire

Pioneer Enterprise Recognized for Medical and Security Assistance Solutions

Washington, D.C. March 12, 2024 – The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) is thrilled to announce that MedAire has been chosen to receive the 2024 Clifford Henderson Trophy.

The Henderson Trophy, founded in 1960, is named after Clifford W. Henderson, an enthusiastic aviation proponent. The Trophy is awarded annually to a living individual, group of individuals, or an organization whose vision, leadership, or skill made a significant and lasting contribution to the promotion and advancement of aviation and aerospace. Nominees are proposed by the NAA President and approved by the NAA Executive Committee.

MedAire is being honored for its groundbreaking medical and security assistance solutions. With medical, logistics, and safety professionals handling hundreds of thousands of calls annually worldwide, MedAire provides expert medical advice and assistance through dedicated call centers. Their accumulated experience directly informs the content and delivery of educational programs and medical kits for aviation and maritime clients.

“The criteria of the Henderson Trophy requires us to recognize an individual or group who has made a significant and lasting contribution to the advancement of aviation. I can think of few entities better than MedAire,” said Amy Spowart, NAA President and CEO.

“Founder Joan Sullivan Garrett transformed the industry. Under CEO Bill Dolny’s stewardship, MedAire has continued to innovate and expand its services for all passengers across aviation and maritime industries, staying true to its core values of passion, expertise, respect, and care.”

At the heart of MedAire’s continued success is its commitment to safeguarding the lives of passengers and crew in the aviation industry. Since its inception, MedAire has provided on-demand medical advice for inflight emergencies (telemedicine) and comprehensive health and security assistance solutions, ensuring safety at every stage of the journey.

“We are honored and grateful to receive the prestigious Clifford Henderson Trophy,” said Bill Dolny, CEO, MedAire. “This esteemed recognition truly reflects MedAire’s dedication to innovation and exceptional service in the aviation industry. We pledge to carry forward our legacy of excellence and continue our commitment to elevating safety and health standards for travelers worldwide.”

The Henderson Trophy will be presented to MedAire at a to-be-determined date and time.