Category Archives: Aerospace

Emerging Aerospace Risk of 2012

Emerging Risk

The inherently high-risk nature of aviation operations can mean that emerging risks are largely considered and addressed before they happen. Business risks are rarely unique to aviation and ash clouds are now “on the list” alongside introducing new technology for many businesses.‬‪ ‬‪ Continue reading →

Largest Aviation Claims of 2011

Aviation Claims

Aviation is a catastrophe business but thankfully 2011 has been another year without catastrophe. Continue reading →

2011 Airline Claims set to be Lowest on Record

As 2011 draws to a close it will, barring a major catastrophe in the next 10 days, be one of the best years on record in terms of airline claims. Continue reading →

Airline Loss Levels at Six-Year Low

Investments in safety, new aircraft and technology have resulted in airline loss levels being at a six-year low, says Willis Steve Doyle in this video interview. Continue reading →

Scariest Aerospace Risk: Fuel Price

The Scream, by Edvard Munch (1893)

The trouble with a Halloween blog about air transport is that it isn’t or shouldn’t be scary. It is statistically one of the safest things you can do. Continue reading →

The “Dream” of Air Travel

Boeing 787

The delivery of the first Boeing 787 to All Nippon Airways makes this week a good time to reflect on how the aviation industry has and continues to develop. Continue reading →

Airline Industry Losses Hit 5-Year Low

Airplane at Sunset

Despite a spate of aviation losses totaling in the region of US$250 million at the end of July/early August, the airline industry had a relatively turbulent free start to the third quarter, with losses hitting a five-year low of US$794 million. Continue reading →