Fundamentals of Aviation Insurance

Aviation insurance is a highly specialized field of insurance. AviAssist and insurance brokers have one thing in common: keen to support your aspirations in safety excellence. For that reason, AviAssist has designed this course in conjunction a leading aviation insurance broker. The Course will cover all risks insured in the aviation market place, risk management, aviation law, legal liability, contracts and leasing and claims handling.
Studies of airline, airport, products and manufacturing and air traffic control insurance arrangements are included.


The objective of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of:

  • Outline of international law and its effect on insurance
  • The history and development of aviation insurance
  • Risk culture and the aviation industry
  • The need for aviation insurance
  • The development of the aviation insurance market
  • The use of safety statistics in the rating of aviation risks
  • The need for aviation insurance, the types of risks written and its principles and practice
  • Risk and the role of the aerospace broker
  • Main insurance policy wordings

The course content is based on international best practices. The course will help you build safety excellence performance plans, support your insurance renewals and support your clients and customers.


This fully course requires no prior knowledge of aviation insurance.


The 2021 edition will take place at the AviAssist Safety Promotion Centre - Rwanda, just prior to the Aviation Africa conference in Kigali. The ASPC-Rwanda in Kigali, housed at the College of Science and Technology of the University of Rwanda.


This short course is designed for experienced personnel from all parts of the aviation industry. It will be of particular value to aviation lawyers, insurance and risk managers, aviation underwriters and claim managers, airline in-house counsel, safety managers and government officials in the air transport and insurance sectors.


A team of highly qualified facilitators from one of the biggest aviation insurance brokerage firms will deliver this course. Further details of the facilitators will be posted here soon.

Registration fee

At AviAssist, we are keen to support the recovery from the Corona pandemic. This is why we make an extra effort to keep our courses affordable. In view of that and with extensive sponsoring by Willis Towers Watson, we can keep the course fee for this 2021 edition at US$ 400 for African professionals. This includes a uniquely numbered and named certificate of completion (upon meeting all certification requirements).

PLEASE NOTE there is a maximum number of 25 participants and places are assigned on a 'first come, first served' basis.

There are no planned events at this moment.