If you need help with the cost of medical air travel, Miracle Flights may be the answer you are looking for.
Miracle Flights recommendations:
- If this is your first time applying for assistance, call 800-359-1711 or 702-261-0494 to determine if you financially qualify.
- While not a requirement, submitting applications for domestic U.S. travel at least 10 business days prior to the initial travel date may result in more flight options and maximize our flight resources (travel from outside the U.S. requires that applications be submitted at least 21 days prior to the initial travel date). Applications cannot be accepted more than 60 days prior to your original travel date.
Before you begin your application, please read the Patient Criteria and Patient Privacy information
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- Click on “Download Application” below and save the forms to your computer
- Open the application from your desktop (in Acrobat Reader) to fill-in the application and save your completed application
Completed applications, including all materials listed on the Basic Information page, may be submitted via:
For assistance with the application forms, or additional information, call 800-359-1711.
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Frequently Asked Questions
No. All flights coordinated by Miracle Flights are operated by commercial airlines, providing the convenience of schedule and safest mode of travel.
Yes. Please call Miracle Flights at 800-359-1711 or 702-261-0494 to qualify over the phone BEFORE you complete the application. You will be required to send in proof of income as part of the application.
Yes. We will provide tickets for the child and up to two (2) parents/legal guardians. An administrative fee of $50 is charged for each traveler age 18 and over.
Yes, provided you financially qualify for our assistance for each subsequent request. Miracle Flights does not limit the number of flights a child can receive.
Yes. Flight assistance is provided to adults when funding permits. The $50 administrative fee applies to all adult travelers.
Only medically-necessary caregivers, age 18 and over, may accompany adult patients. The patient’s physician must confirm in writing the medical necessity of the caregiver for travel.
No. Miracle Flights provides free airline tickets for qualified travelers. A non-refundable $50 administrative fee is applied for each adult (age 18 and over) traveler listed on the application.
Please call Miracle Flights’ offices Monday - Thursday between 7:30 AM and 6:00 PM PT, or at the after-hours number provided in your flight assistance confirmation email or letter, as soon as you know if a flight needs to be rescheduled or postponed. This allows Miracle Flights to minimize any fees associated with changes, and may help the organization recoup the ticket in the event of a cancellation. Miracle Flights will require a letter from a physician that explains the medical reason for the changes needed.
Yes, provided completed applications are received with all necessary documentation and the family qualifies for Miracle Flights' assistance. Circumstances beyond the control of Miracle Flights may preclude travel arrangements from being made or completed (e.g. weather, airline flight schedules, seat availability, etc.).
No. All miracle flights are to doctors and facilities with the U.S.
Yes. Completed applications must be submitted at least 21 days prior to the initial travel date for flights originating outside the U.S. Please call Miracle Flights at 800-359-1711 or 702-261-0494 for more information, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.