Blade Air Mobility Inc., best known for flying Manhattan’s elite to locations including the Hamptons, Nantucket and South Florida, is doubling down on the business of transporting human organs.
Blade, which went public through a merger with a special purpose acquisition company earlier this year, agreed to buy Trinity Air Medical Inc., an air-transport firm that specializes in organs, Blade Chief Executive Officer Rob Wiesenthal said in an interview.
The CEO said Blade will pay $23 million for Tempe, Arizona-based Trinity, which is profitable, in a transaction that’s expected to make the combined company the largest organ air-transportation provider in the U.S.
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