Aircraft Insurance

The Boeing 737 Max grounding by President Trump yesterday could have a profound effect on the aviation insurance marketplace. The grounding arrives at a time when aviation insurance is transitioning into a hard market, making its timing fairly significant. Grounding Liability is a coverage that manufacturers like Boeing carry in their Products Liability policies. It…

Based on the second 737 Max accident we are in the midst of reaction surrounding the tragedy, with a lot of airlines grounding the jet until a confident conclusion is reached: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/03/12/ethiopian-airlines-plane-crash-faa-joins-probe-over-boeing-737-max-8/3137819002/ Based on some recent comments about the complexity of new aircraft today and the connection of this complexity to accidents like this we…

Generally 70 is the age at which it becomes problematic for insurers to approve new pilots. The industry understanding is that pilots who were covered before they turned 70 will continue to be covered after they turn 70. Non-disclosure of age risks non-coverage! Of course there are always exceptions to the rule, a 70 year…