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.
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.
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.
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:
- 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
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