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Air Zermatt introduces 24-hour on-call service at Gampel base

Since Friday, Air Zermatt is on standby with a rescue team 24 hours a day at the base in Gampel. In case of an emergency call, helicopter, pilot, paramedics and the emergency doctor are ready for action even faster day and night. This measure shortens the start of a rescue team at night by up to 20 minutes.

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Air Zermatt rescues two alpinists on the Matterhorn

An Air Zermatt rescue crew evacuated two alpinists on the Matterhorn over the weekend under extremely difficult wind conditions. The two climbers were blocked on the Solvay Hut. "This was one of my most difficult rescues," said pilot Robi Andenmatten.

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Congratulations on 10 years of service

Nicole Kummer joined the Air Zermatt team in January 2012.

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Partnership with Ski Valais

On Wednesday, representatives of Air Zermatt and Ski Valais met in Zermatt to seal a new collaboration. The aim of this partnership is to promote Valais skiing talent. At the same time, the young skiers are to be made aware of the professions of Air Zermatt as well as mountain rescue.

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Additional Certified Flight Paramedics in the team

Our paramedics Menno Boermans and Tobias Laner recently successfully achieved the internationally recognized Certified Flight Paramedic FP-C & Certified Critical Care Paramedic certification.

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Air Zermatt rescue crews in continuous operation during the festive season

117 helicopter rescues and 65 ambulance missions: The balance of Air Zermatt's rescue missions over the festive season is impressive. The rescue teams were in continuous operation between December 24, 2021 and January 3, 2022. In order to cope with the high number of rescues, Air Zermatt has up to five rescue machines in operation at the same time.

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Helicopter incident with private pilot

During a hard landing on the mountain landing field "Alphubel", a private pilot, who had chartered a helicopter of the type Lama of Air Zermatt AG, severely damaged the machine today.

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Winter Opening Day Zermatt

Winter is just around the corner and the final preparations for the winter season are in full swing. Zermatt Tourism was live in the destination on the road and also stopped by the heliport Zermatt.

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Exchange of experience 2021 in Grenchen

On Friday, November 19, 2021 the ERFA meeting took place at Grenchen Airport. An exchange of experiences organized by the Swiss Helicopter Association SHA for task specialists, pilots and interested parties.

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Christmas tree comes by helicopter

The custom of putting up a Christmas tree has also been a tradition in Zermatt for many years. A large, beautifully decorated fir tree gives the village of Zermatt a particularly Christmassy atmosphere.

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