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Bell Adds 3rd HEMS 429 to Air Zermatt Fleet

SAR Aircraft Added to Swiss Operator's Rescue Lineup in Recent Sale

Bell has sold one of their Bell 429s to Air Zermatt, adding the 3rd EMS-equipped Bell aircraft in the Swiss rescue company’s active fleet. 

Air Zermatt has been a part of the local helicopter industry in Switzerland for more than 50 years, growing from a single rescue aircraft to 11 helicopters to cover everything from transport and tourism to search and rescue under one roof. The company has opted to join Bell's Customer Advantage Plan Premier program for their continuing maintenance. For them the simplicity is worth the line item, as well as access to Bell's pool of parts and authorized service worldwide.

“Air Zermatt operates in one of the most demanding environments in the world to perform search and rescue missions,” said Patrick Moulay, senior vice president, International Commercial Business, Bell. “Their acquisition of a third Bell 429 for their HEMS missions is a true testament to their trust in Bell and its aircraft.”

“Bell has always supported our operations with excellent aircraft and support. The Bell 429 is in class of its own, and continues to offer reliable, superior performance for our search and rescue missions,” said Gerold Biner, CEO, Air Zermatt. “We look forward to adding another HEMS-configured Bell 429 to our fleet and increasing our search and rescue support to the community in the Swiss Valais.”

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