Aviation Insurance

Benefits at a glance

  • Our aviation specialists can offer personal, expert advice on how to structure your aviation insurance
  • A personal risk analysis, tailored to your circumstances, shows you the insurance needed to cover you and your aircraft
  • Your contact person is experienced and can support you on insurance matters relating to all of your aircraft – from small planes to business jets
  • If you need to submit a claim on your aviation insurance, you can rely on independent experts
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Good to know

  • The Swiss Aviation Act states that holders are liable for any bodily injury and property damage that their aircraft may cause to a person
  • The injured party need only prove that there is a causal link between the damage and the aircraft

In detail

Zurich Aviation Insurance provides the right protection for passengers, pilots and aircraft holders, while offering a range of services to meet your specific requirements.

Liability insurance for aircraft

  • Covers third-party claims for bodily injury and property damage outside the aircraft, where the aircraft causes the damage (third-party liability insurance)
  • Combines liability insurance for passengers and third parties to create a combined single limit (CSL) with a lump-sum guarantee
  • Covers losses where passengers are injured or die, and where their luggage is damaged or lost (CSL)

Accidental damage insurance: in the air and on the ground

  • Comprehensive insurance covers damage to the aircraft caused by fire, natural forces (e.g. gales, hail, landslide), theft or small animals
  • Stationary aircraft hull insurance provides comprehensive cover for aircraft on the ground, even if the engines are run for test purposes
  • The sum insured is based on the aircraft’s fair value; the deductible is tailored to your requirements

Accident insurance for passengers and crew

  • Accident insurance for passengers and crew members; benefits are defined on a case-by-case basis
  • Protects passengers and crew against the financial consequences of an aviation accident
  • Also covers accidents that occur when boarding and disembarking or as a result of an emergency landing

Supplementary insurance (selection)

  • Insurance for flight instructors
  • Flying clubs and flying events can count on Zurich
  • Insurance modules for airfield operators, production and maintenance firms
  • Coverage for war and terrorism
  • Insurance coverage for drones

Our advisory service

Get ready for take-off by asking our aviation specialists about the optimum insurance for your aircraft.

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Business risk under control

Products manufactured incorrectly, incorrect machine operation – liability insurance helps you calculate risk.

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Vita – occupational retirement provision

Mandatory occupational retirement provision (BVG) supplements AHV/IV benefits in old age, disability and death. Make provisions for yourself as an entrepreneur and for your employees and choose the occupational pension plan from Zurich and Vita Joint Foundations that suits you best.

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Protection for inventory and earnings

Water damage in a warehouse, followed by loss of income – the financial consequences can be severe. Protect yourself against risks, now.