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Opinion: Why the specialty aviation market may soon be taking off

April 29, 2021 Michael McEwen, HDI Global Specialty SE

Last year was challenging for aviation insurers’ customers but there are many signals that it may be wheels up towards a recovery. While there is increasing demand for regional airlines, that doesn’t mean it’s clear skies for challenges. The airline

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Health experts urge caution as big business demands loosening of travel rules

June 19, 2020 Christopher Reynolds - THE CANADIAN PRESS

Health experts are urging caution after business leaders called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and provincial premiers to ease air travel restrictions. Paul Pottinger, professor of infectious diseases at the University of Washington’s School of Medicine, says big business should

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Willis Towers Watson launches new cyber product for global airlines

April 11, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towers Watson (WTW) announced on Tuesday that it has introduced a new “flexible insurance solution” specifically tailored to cover cyber exposure affecting the global airline industry. CyFly forms part of WTW’s integrated approach

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Up in the Air

July 1, 2016 Lisha Li, Associate, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

The December 31, 2015 deadline and the six-month extension for the federal government to provide war risk indemnity under the Aviation War Risk Liability Program, meant to provide war risk indemnity to the Canadian air industry, has
passed. All Canadian air carriers and aircraft operators need to obtain war risk coverage on the commercial insurance market if required under leases and/or financing documents.