National medical flight charity Miracle Flights performed 1,484 flights for children and adults in need of medical care far from home, the company said.
A substantial increase from April 2016 (1,243 flights) and April 2015 (976 flights), the nonprofit strives to eliminate the barrier between sick children and the doctors who can best help them.
Highlights from April 2017 include: 408 North Carolina flights and 401 New York flights. Internationally, the charity aided patients in countries as far away as Germany, Israel and Serbia.
In an impressive history spanning over 30 years, the charity has performed 108,242 Miracle Flights and trekked over 60 million miles in their relentless fight to provide accessible healthcare for all.
Miracle Flights is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides free medical air transportation via commercial airlines throughout the United States. With over three decades of service to families in need, Miracle Flights has coordinated more than 100,000 flights and counting.