The Air-Law team regularly gives a small insight into their accumulated aviation law knowledge in order to inform and enlighten members of the aviation industry about current and relevant topics. Publications can be found in the following trade press journals.

Insurance cover for damage in the aviation sector – observe pilot clause

Time and again, insurers refuse to pay benefits after air accidents because pilots were at the controls who are not on the contract. Anyone who lets others fly their aircraft should be sure to check their policy before doing so.

The insurance conditions are always described unambiguously in the insurance contract for (comprehensive) hull insurance. Nevertheless, there are always ambiguities and it is not obvious for everyone which pilots are covered by the insurance in which case. ….

You can read more information about insurance coverage in the Aerokurier article:

Aerokurier 07/2021 Pilot clause

The Luftsport Verband Bayern also reported on this in its 02/2021 issue:

LiB Pilot clause