Here you will find the latest media releases and exciting stories about Air Zermatt.
Air Zermatt cooperates with Lucerne Cantonal Hospital
Air Zermatt and the Lucerne Cantonal Hospital (LUKS) are entering into a cooperation agreement. Specialists in anaesthesia, intensive care and emergency medicine from the LUKS will be on duty as emergency doctors for Air Zermatt from April 2023. Talks about cooperation with the Valais hospital are underway.
Low snow winter months challenge Air Zermatt
In the first two months of this year, Air Zermatt carried out more rescue missions than ever before in its history. Air Zermatt sees the reason for this in the combination of little snow on and off the ski slopes and the persistently beautiful winter weather.
Daniel Aufdenblatten becomes new CEO of Air Zermatt
Daniel Aufdenblatten from Zermatt will become the new CEO of Air Zermatt on January 1, 2024. The Zermatt native looks back on a long and successful flying career as both a helicopter and airplane pilot. Aufdenblatten will replace CEO Gerold Biner next year.
New on Spotify and Co.: Alpha Zulu Podcast
On Thursday, January 12, Air Zermatt's new communication format goes online: Every two weeks, the "Alpha Zulu Podcast" tells a story of people who are passionately involved with the Valais-based helicopter company.
Night Operations, Winch Rescues, Crevasse Accident
The beautiful winter weather attracted many people to the outdoors last weekend. Accordingly, the helicopters of Air Zermatt were often in action. In total, the rescue crews were called out on 42 missions from Friday to Sunday. On Friday alone, the Air Zermatt helicopters took off for 24 emergencies.
Air Zermatt rescuers in continuous operation
Air Zermatt has had an intense few days. Over Christmas and New Year, the rescue crews were in constant use. At times, four Air Zermatt rescue helicopters were in the air at the same time. But not only the festive season was intense. Last year, the company flew more rescues than ever before.
School of life for top young talent from Ski Valais
Mia MacMillan and Tom Tornay are the best young skiers from Valais in the JO category. Air Zermatt presented the two skiing talents of Ski Valais with a helmet in the colors of Air Zermatt. For one year, the two skiers may also bear the title "Rookie of the Year".
2000 rescue missions at Air Zermatt
Air Zermatt flew its two thousandth rescue mission since the beginning of the year during the first weekend of December. Compared to the last few years, that's a lot of missions. Because although the year is not yet over, it is already clear: A record year is on the horizon.
Air rescue services in Upper Valais to continue to be provided by Air Zermatt
The Valais Cantonal Rescue Organization (KWRO) has selected both Air Zermatt and Air-Glaciers for air rescue operations in Valais for the coming years. Both companies are highly satisfied with this decision.
It's Christmas under the helicopter
A festively decorated fir tree at Christmas time brings a festive holiday atmosphere to a village. On Wednesday morning, the traditional fir tree was set up on Zermatt's Bahnhofplatz. The special thing: In Zermatt, the fir tree arrived by helicopter of Air Zermatt.