Air Zermatt to the Rescue, Part 2

A young snowboarder leaps through the air in the small resort of Zinal, Swiss Alps on January 9, 2018, after the access road cut by heavy snowfall reopened. Heavy snowfall has cut off many villages and resorts across the Alps, trapping some 13,000 tourists at Zermatt, one of Switzerland's most popular ski stations, officials said.
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In Part 1 of this series, we discussed the makeup of Air Zermatt’s fleet and the company’s origins. Our aviation students naturally asked, “What does it take to become a pilot for Air Zermatt?” This turned into a lengthy thought-provoking discussion for these eager and aspiring young pilots. In the...

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