New Zealand Air Ambulance Service
New Zealand Air Ambulance Service

Safety & Accreditation

Skyline Aviation and New Zealand Air Ambulance Service were the first companies in New Zealand to be accredited to all 3 standards required to meet the highest possible accreditation called for by the majority of New Zealand Government agencies.
These Standards include:

»» Ambulance and Paramedical Service: Standard NZS 8156 2008
»» Ambulance New Zealand Air Rescue: Air Ambulance Standards V2 2012
»» Telarc audited ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

In addition, Skyline Aviation holds:
»» New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority Air Operators Certification Part 135 and Part 125 Domestic and International Operations approvals
»» Part 145 Engineering Maintenance Organization approval

As we employ our pilots, nurses, doctors, engineers, and logistics team, we are able to effectively manage the quality and standard of every mission we undertake.

We are the only New Zealand based accredited member of the prestigious International Assistance Group (IAG), whose members consist of leading air ambulance service providers, medical assistance and insurance company’s throughout the world.


“The safety of our patients, passengers and crew is the paramount consideration for all of our operations. With thousands of accident free hours, we have established an enviable safety record and culture within our organisation.”


Mike Toogood,
Managing Director.