Taking flight: Aviation Insurance for Beginners

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Date 12 - 16 Sep 2022
In person Centre for Global Dialogue Click to open Google Maps
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About this course

This course aims to equip junior aviation underwriters, generalists and marketing managers who have limited experience in aviation and space insurance with the basic knowledge and insights used to underwrite risks in the aviation insurance world. It will be held in person over a 5-day period including group assignments and a half day trip to a local aviation company's premises. The course is not suitable for insurance practitioners with long-standing aviation and space experience.

Learning goals

  • Gain a comprehensive international overview of aviation and space insurance.
  • Obtain specific underwriting knowledge.
  • Broaden your horizon by meeting others in the global aviation community.


Participants must be fluent in English and have a basic understanding of insurance principles including insurable interest, utmost good faith, indemnity, contract law, and insurance law. No knowledge of reinsurance is required.

Swiss Re Institute reserves the right to defer applications from candidates who do not yet fulfill the prerequisites.


12 - 16 September 2022


  • General principles of aviation and insurance markets
  • General aviation insurance and reinsurance
  • Airline insurance and reinsurance
  • Risk landscaping of an airline
  • Alternative types of aviation insurance and reinsurance
  • Space insurance and reinsurance
  • Aviation law and claims handling


The event may be photographed, videotaped, filmed and /or digitally recorded. You consent to Swiss Re's use, free of charge, of any memorialization of the event in which you may appear for any Swiss Re publication or promotional purpose.

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Sabina Baumann

Senior Client Programmes Manager

Swiss Re Institute

I develop and implement Swiss Re Institute's Client Programmes, which offer exclusive content and access to Swiss Re and the institute. To complement our existing portfolio, we have now introduced a number of virtual trainings. I enjoy tailoring our programmes to meet the needs of our clients.