New Zealand Air Ambulance Service

Accredited Service Provider

Founded in


Cases handled per year

Joined International Assistance Group in


New Zealand


  • Medical assistance
  • Air ambulance
  • Hospital / clinic
  • Medical escort


With a 23 year history in delivering the highest standard of fully accredited aeromedical services throughout New Zealand, the South Pacific and beyond NZAAS is one of the largest air ambulance providers in New Zealand.

Our recently purchased Nextant 400XT Jet represents an investment in New Zealand's newest and most technologically advanced jet air ambulance capable of flying at 450knots directly to nearly all South Pacific Islands and Australia with capability right up in to the Asia Pacific region.

Our Nextant Jet is supported by our parent company Skyline Aviation's fleet of King Air turbo prop air ambulances, the world's biggest selling and most trusted turbo prop aircraft ever built, together with two Eurocopter AS350BA helicopters and our BK117B2 helicopter which are all fully equipped and certified for aeromedical operations.

With over 25,000 patients transported we have an exemplary history of delivering safe and reliable services to our clients both nationally and internationally.

Our clinical teams include Nurse led to full Intensive Care capability, all of whom are trained for looking after patients in the aviation environment, utilizing the very best of life saving equipment.

As the owners and operators of our fleet, we hold the highest level of Aeromedical Accreditation available in New Zealand and as such are privileged to hold contracts with District Health Boards, ACC and the Ministry of Health and undertake missions for Personal Assistance Companies and all New Zealand Government agencies, on an extremely competitive basis.

From the management of all aspects of mission coordination albeit anywhere in the world using one of our aircraft or providing full clinical teams for international repatriations with commercial airlines, to our team of passionate professionals are dedicated to ensure the very best in patient outcomes.

We constantly strive to deliver best value to customers at all times without compromising our high standards and the clinical welfare of our patients.

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New Zealand Air Ambulance Service
2022 Auckland
New Zealand

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