• April 1, 2022
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  • Deal to provide air ambulance and ground evacuation for medical evacuation at a discounted rate to NCBA Customers.

Nairobi, March 30th 2022: NCBA bank has today signed a partnership deal with AMREF Flying Doctors to offer discounts to customers using air ambulance and ground evacuation medical emergencies.

The one-year renewable deal will see customers enjoy affordable medical evacuation services throughout Eastern Africa region. Countries covered under this deal include – Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Zanzibar, Ethiopia, and South Sudan.

Through the partnership, NCBA customers will receive a 10 per cent discount for all air ambulance and ground evacuation services.

According to Tirus Mwithiga, Group Director, Retail Banking, NCBA Group: “At NCBA we go beyond to provide value to our customers through such mutually beneficial partnerships. With the return to normalcy after the Covid-19 pandemic, we want our customers to continue with their business or leisure travel with the confidence that they have a partner that they can count on.”

On his part, Stephen Gitau, Chief Executive Officer, AMREF Flying Doctors noted:

“We are pleased to partner with NCBA Bank to guarantee safe evacuation services of its clients in the event of a medical emergency. This is a noble initiative by NCBA Bank and we welcome the bank’s clientele to subscribe to our evacuation services, which come in handy in emergency situations.”


For media enquiries, please contact:

Jacquie Muhati| Deputy Director & Head of Brands, Marketing, Communications & Citizenship |NCBA Group PLC | Tel: 020 2888000/ DL: 020 2888268


Catherine Ochola| Marketing Manager| AMREF Flying Doctors on 0706751766 or [email protected].


About NCBA Group

NCBA Group is a full-service banking group providing a broad range of financial products and services to corporate, institutional, SME and consumer banking customers. NCBA Group operates a network of more than 100 branches in five countries including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Ivory Coast. Serving over 50 million customers, the NCBA Group is the largest banking group in Africa by customer numbers.  NCBA Bank Kenya PLC is Kenya’s third largest bank by assets. The Bank is set to play a key role in supporting Africa’s economic ambitions. The Bank is a market leader in Corporate Banking, Asset Finance and Digital Banking. Visit: www.ncbagroup.com


About AMREF Flying Doctors

AMREF Flying Doctors is a subsidiary of Amref Health Africa, the largest Africa-based International Non-Governmental Organization founded in 1957 in Kenya. Since then, the organization been involved in health care projects throughout Eastern Africa, one of which is their Air Ambulance Service.


Today, AMREF Flying Doctors provides air evacuation services in medical emergencies as well as air ambulance transfers between medical facilities. Patients can also be repatriated to Europe, Asia and North America by Air Ambulance jet or a medical escort provided on commercial carriers. With a fleet of five fully-owned aircraft, patients can be evacuated from anywhere on the African continent to anywhere in the world.


AMREF Flying Doctors is in the 14th year of accreditation by the European Aeromedical Institute (EURAMI) and has twice been a recipient of the ITIJ Air Ambulance Provider of the Year Award.

More information is available at www.flydoc.org



  1. Are all NCBA customers entitled to the offer?

Yes all NCBA customers have access to the offer


  1. What is the service on offer?

Both Air and Ground medical evacuation


  1. What is the length of the partnership?

It is a renewable 1-year partnership


  1. Which countries does it cover?

Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, Zanzibar & South Sudan


  1. Can my family members benefit from this if I am the principal holder?

Yes. The 10% can be extended to family members. Family members do not need to be NCBA customers, so long as the principal member is one.

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