UIB AVIATION & SPACE

The UIB Aviation Division is the 4th largest aviation insurance broker in the London and international markets and delivers industry leading results and service to our clients. Since our formation in 1998 we have built up a strong reputation for innovation, reliability and integrity with clients and insurers alike.

We provide risk solutions for all areas of business from airlines and airport operators to more niche areas including component manufacturers, executive aircraft and lease and finance companies.

We are a multi-cultural and multi-lingual broker headquartered in London. We are UIB’s leading centre for global aviation insurance, with regional offices worldwide to support our clients locally.

WHY UIB AVIATION

Personal client service

Personal client service is the foundation of our success. A dedicated team with a client first approach, available 24/7, led by a senior account director will support you at every stage of the insurance process from programme design, insurer presentations, negotiation and on-going servicing. An important part of our service is provided by our Client Advisory team who produce certification to evidence required insurance cover to civil aviation authorities, lessors, finance companies and other industry stakeholders to ensure our client’s operations can continue uninterrupted.

Specialist team

Our team of experienced specialists offer tailor-made and innovative insurance and risk management solutions for all areas of the aviation and space industries. We use our in-depth knowledge of the aerospace industry and its insurance requirements to access the London and international aviation markets to provide our clients with comprehensive insurance cover and competitive premium cost options designed specifically to suit their requirements.

Competitive

We provide a comprehensive product offering and insurance premium cost options designed to suit your changing requirements. The Aviation team has access to London and Global markets, having built up a strong reputation for reliability and integrity with clients and insurers alike.

Outstanding claims service

Our extensive experience in handling all manner of physical damage and liability claims, including complex aerospace claims resulting in fatalities, is available 24/7 to support and protect your business and reputation at the critical time after a loss. All claims are managed within the claims team in London and none of our claims service is outsourced.

Long-term relationship

The Aviation team is fully committed to our clients’ success and solely dedicated to providing best in class services, advices and support through sustained long-term growth rather than meeting short-term business targets. Long-term relationships are built through time spent understanding our clients’ specific needs and requirements to ensure we deliver effective, innovative and knowledgeable services.

US Sanctioned & challenging business areas specialist

We are a market leader in these areas of the business with many years of handling OFAC sanctioned business

WHAT WE PLACE – KEY COVERAGES:

AVIATION

Key coverages:

  • Hull & Spares “All Risks”
  • Hull & Spares War Risks
  • Hull Deductible
  • Hull & War Total Loss Only (TLO)
  • Comprehensive Aviation Liabilities
  • Excess Aviation Liabilities
  • War & Terrorism Liability
  • Non-Aviation Excess Liabilities
  • Personal Accident & Loss of Licence
  • Cyber Insurance
  • Contingent Hull & Liability
  • Premises, Products (including Grounding) and Hangarkeepers Liabilities

SPACE

UIB have arranged insurance for more than 100 space insurance risks for clients from Kazakhstan, Russia, the USA and elsewhere covering the following phases:

  • Pre-Launch “All Risks”
  • Launch “All Risks”
  • In Orbit “All Risks”

Third Party Liability for all of the above.

We place insurance for various payloads including satellites, inter-planetary probes and supply and cosmonaut missions to the International Space Station. UIB are well known in the market for finding solutions for placements of difficult or unusual space risks. We were the first broker in the market to successfully arrange the reinsurance of scientific space missions.

WHO WE SERVICE

The UIB Aviation division delivers industry leading results and service to all our clients and continues to build a strong reputation within this challenging, highly specialist market. Our client base reflects the global scale and scope of the aerospace industry and includes organisations from the following sectors:

Airlines and other commercial operators (both passenger and cargo)

Air Navigation Service Providers

Refuelling – suppliers and operators

Airside contractors and sub-contractors

Executive aircraft owners and operators

Helicopter owners and operators

Fixed-Based Operators (FBO)

Airport service companies including caterers, cleaners and other ground handlers

Airport owners & operators

Airshow organisers and participants

Aircraft manufacturers and component part manufacturers

General Aviation owners and operators

Maintenance, repair and overhaul facilities

Space launch and satellite organisations

CONTACT US

To learn how our Aviation & Space team’s expertise can benefit you, please contact us at aviation@uib.co.uk

Craig Fisher

Managing Director – Aviation & Space
E: craig.fisher@uib.co.uk
T: +44 (0)20 7264 1666

Marek Ambrozewski

Divisional Director, Regional Managing Director – Aviation
E: marek@uib.co.uk
T: +44 (0)20 7338 1845

Anastasia Balina

Divisional Director – Space / Client Advisory – Aviation
E: anastasia.balina@uib.co.uk
T: +44 (0)20 7264 1679