Established in 1969

Zimex Aviation has continuously delivered specialized remote field operations in Africa, the Middle East and Asia and Latin America.

With the headquarter located in Switzerland, the company holds a Swiss Air Operator Certificate, owns its Maintenance Repair Facility and an Aviation Training Organization. In 2019 a subsidiary in Austria was opened. Zimex Aviation Austria holds an Austrian Air Operator Certificate and is located in Salzburg, Austria.

Today we operate and maintain our fleet of over 25 turboprop aircraft under European EASA Aviation Standards. Major petroleum industry companies, international humanitarian organizations, UN agencies and since 2016 the European express cargo feeding market count on the proven professionalism, vast aviation know-how, own spare parts logistics, excellent safety record and high dispatch reliability of Zimex Aviation.

Approvals & Certifications


  • AOC CH.AOC. 1025
  • AOC A-162

Airworthiness Management

  • CH.MG.1025
  • AT.MG.A-162


  • AMO CH.145.0230
  • 2 Base MRO and 20+ Line MRO


  • ATO CH.ATO.0165

Global Corporate Organization

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System