Tag Archives: aviation

The fight to stay ahead of innovation in flight

The search to identify the next disruptive technology had delegates buzzing at this year’s Willis Towers Watson aviation conference in Singapore. The event offered a strong cross-section of air-transport businesses — including manufacturers, aircraft owner/operators, lessors, financiers, service providers, lawyers … Continue reading →

Changing the conversation on risk in the aviation industry

The aviation industry in Asia has changed dramatically in the past 20 years, and so has the nature of the risks it has to navigate. Adapted from the keynote speech at Willis Towers Watson’s 2017 aviation conference in Singapore on … Continue reading →

Aircraft leasing: loss payee or sole loss payee?

When you lease or finance any large asset, a fundamental aspect of the insurance coverage requirements are that your interests are noted and that you are formally recognised as having a financial interest. You will need any proceeds from a … Continue reading →

What are aviation executives saying about the insurance market?

The current state of the aviation insurance market was much on everyone’s minds earlier this year at Willis Towers Watson’s aviation conference in Singapore, and I took the opportunity to speak to experts about it.  We touched on a number … Continue reading →

Our Scariest Avatiation Risk – Air Travel Crippled by Terror and Disease

Scariest risks 2014

At this scary time of year we celebrate our fear of things that the vast majority perceive as “far-fetched”. It is perhaps the fear of the unknown that is most worrying. The global terror threat has decided that the high … Continue reading →

New Eyes in the Skies – and New Risks to Manage

Odd, white, windowless airplanes. Small, spider-like camera carriers. The drones, of course, are here now, much debated as weapons of war and under development as a package delivery method by at least one of the world’s largest online retailers. Continue reading →