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Aircraft Insurance Market Research Report Information By Type (Public Liability Insurance, Passenger Liability Insurance, Combined Single Limit (CSL), Ground Risk Hull (Motion) Insurance, Ground Risk Hull (Non-Motion) Insurance, Hangar & Ground Support Equipment Insurance, In-Flight Insurance, and Umbrella Insurance), By Application (Commercial Aviation, Business & General Aviation), By End-User (Airlines, Aircraft Product Manufacturers, Airports, Leasing Companies, and Other) By Region Forecast 2032


ID: MRFR/A&D/8057-CR | 168 Pages | Author: Swapnil Palwe| February 2022

Global Aircraft Insurance Market Overview


The Aircraft insurance market size was valued at USD 14.59 Billion in 2023. The aircraft insurance industry is projected to grow from USD 14.995602 Billion in 2024 to USD 18.17 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.42% during the forecast period (2024 - 2032). Increasing use of drones, strict government regulations to ensure passenger safety, and enhanced government investments in several countries for the development of new airports and renovation of the existing ones are the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.


Aircraft Insurance Market


Source Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Aircraft Insurance Market Trends


Increasing airports and the thriving aviation industry are driving the market growth.


Market CAGR for aircraft insurance is driven by the growing number of airports worldwide. In recent years, there has been substantial growth in the number of passengers choosing to take flight. To meet this increased demand, both emerging and developing countries are modernizing and expanding existing airport terminals and constructing new ones. The growing investment in technology and expansion of smart airports that use various automated solutions is also helping to drive market growth. As the demand for aviation fueling and group handling grows, aviation product liabilities will likely rise, driving insurance service requests. Increased space exploration activities using drones, spaceships, and aircraft drive market growth. Insurance buyers safeguard themselves and their equipment from accidents and destruction caused by climate change, equipment failure, and collisions that positively impact the aircraft insurance market revenue.


Additionally, an increasing number of people have chosen to travel by plane, accelerating the growth of this market. Over the last few years, the number of people flying worldwide has increased. air passenger traffic has increased due to increased economic activity, demand for travel and tourism, urbanization, and ease of travel. Line maintenance will be in high demand in the coming years as a result of this. According to the IATA (International Air Transport Association), China will overtake the US as the world's most extensive passenger carrier by the end of 2024. China is expected to add 817 million passengers, bringing the total number of air passengers to 1.3 billion. This will aid the growth of the aviation insurance market during the forecast period. The growth of aviation insurance is expected to be driven by an increase in passenger air traffic and air freight volume, a positive outlook for the commercial aviation industry, and a growing demand for the number of low-cost carriers (LCCs).


In addition, emerging countries are creating and extending their current airport terminals to meet the growing demand for airline services. As a result, huge airport expansion, which includes automated baggage handling and self-check-ins, is taking place. Increased spending on overseas travel and vacations is also attracting more airline consumers. Climate change, equipment failure, and collisions are some factors that can cause accidents and harm to people and their equipment during air travel, which is expected to further boost the aircraft insurance market revenue.


Aircraft Insurance Market Segment Insights


Aircraft Insurance Type Insights


The aircraft insurance market segmentation, based on type, includes public liability insurance, passenger liability insurance, ground risk hull (motion) insurance, combined single limit (CSL), ground risk hull (non-motion) insurance, in-flight insurance, hangar & ground support equipment insurance, and umbrella insurance. The passenger liability insurance segment dominated the market, accounting for 35% of market revenue (5.11 Billion). In developing economies, category growth is driven as passenger liability insurance covers passengers harmed due to an accident that occurs during their flight. In many nations throughout the world, this is a legal requirement. However, public liability insurance is the fastest-growing category as it provides coverage for third-party entities and property damage.


Aircraft Insurance Application Insights


The aircraft insurance market segmentation, based on application, includes commercial aviation and business & general aviation. The commercial aviation category generated the most income (70.4%) due to the increased development of commercial aircraft to accommodate the rising air passenger traffic. However, business & general aviation is the fastest-growing category due to the rising adoption of business aircraft by private companies to reduce travel time.


Figure 1: Aircraft Insurance Market, by Application, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)


Aircraft Insurance Market, by Application, 2022 & 2032


Source Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Aircraft Insurance End-User Insights


The aircraft insurance market segmentation, based on end-user, includes airlines, airports, aircraft product manufacturers, leasing companies, ground operators, individual general aviation aircraft operators, air taxi operators, corporate aircraft operators & owners, and maintenance, repair & overhaul (MRO) companies. The airlines category generated the most income, growing air passenger traffic and growth of the aviation industry. However, airports are the fastest-growing category due to increased airport renovation initiatives and the high cost of developing airports.


Aircraft Insurance Regional Insights


By region, the study delivers market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Rest of the World. The North American aircraft insurance market will dominate this market, owing to increased government investment in R&D, and the procurement of enhanced fighter jets, helicopters, transport, and trainer aircraft will boost the market growth in this region. Further, the German aircraft insurance market held the largest market share, and the UK aircraft insurance market was the fastest-growing market in the North American region.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 2: AIRCRAFT INSURANCE MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (USD Billion)


AIRCRAFT INSURANCE MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022


Source Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Europe's aircraft insurance market accounts for the second-largest market share due to the introduction of next-generation aircraft and the launch of new air routes are helping to fuel the market growth in this region. Further, the German aircraft insurance market held the largest market share, and the UK aircraft insurance market was the fastest-growing market in the European region.


The Asia-Pacific aircraft insurance market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032. This is due to huge government investments in infrastructural development activities, and stringent regulations regarding air travel safety will boost market growth in this region. Moreover, China’s aircraft insurance market held the largest market share, and the Indian aircraft insurance market was the fastest-growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


Aircraft Insurance Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the aircraft insurance market grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking numerous strategic activities to expand their footprint, with important market developments including contractual agreements, new product launches, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. To expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate, the aircraft insurance industry must offer cost-effective items.


Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the aircraft insurance industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. Major players in the aircraft insurance market, including Ace Aviation, American Financial Group Inc., American International Group Inc., Aon plc, Arthur J. Gallagher and Co., and others, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations.


USAA is a diversified financial services firm that offers services in the fields of insurance, banking, investments, real estate, and retirement. It offers insurance products for auto, home and property, life, rental home, health, long-term care, umbrella, motor vehicle, travel, and small business. It also offers annuities, checking accounts, savings accounts, certificates of deposits, credit cards, mortgage loans, auto loans, personal loans, mutual funds, stocks and options, exchange-traded funds, and other investment products. The company provides car and home-buying services, real estate services, financial planning services, and retirement planning services. It delivers these products and services to individuals in the army, marines, air force, navy, and coast guard. In April 2021, members of USAA showed interest in behavior and usage-based insurance. USAA announced the expansion of SafePilot in ten states to meet rising demand. The USAA SafePilot app teaches, encourages, and rewards smart driving habits, helping drivers to stay safe on the road while lowering their insurance premiums.


SkyWatch Technologies, Inc. provides software solutions. The Company offers a data analytics forum that empowers drone providers and fleet managers to follow their security metrics and decrease flight risks preflight, in-flight, and post-flight. SkyWatch Technologies serves customers in the State of California. In November 2021, SkyWatch announced the debut of a usage-based insurance solution for hired light aircraft, with options for yearly, monthly, weekly, and daily coverage. Aerospace, Inc., a provider of aviation insurance and Risk Management solutions for the flight and aerospace industries, is collaborating on the launch.


Key Companies in the Aircraft Insurance market include



  • Ace Aviation

  • American Financial Group Inc.

  • American International Group Inc.

  • Aon plc

  • Arthur J. Gallagher and Co.

  • AXA Group

  • Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

  • BWI Aviation Insurance Agency Inc.

  • Chubb Ltd.

  • Aerospace Underwriting Managers Ltd.

  • Hallmark Financial Services Inc.

  • London Aviation Underwriters Inc.

  • Marsh and McLennan Companies Inc.

  • Munich Reinsurance Co.

  • Starr International Co. Inc.


Aircraft Insurance Industry Developments


For Instance, December 2021 The ERS Group-backed Lloyd's specialist reinsurer IQUW announced the establishment of a new aircraft portfolio led by an experienced Marsh and Cincinnati underwriter.


Aircraft Insurance Market Segmentation


Aircraft Insurance Type Outlook



  • Public Liability Insurance

  • Passenger Liability Insurance

  • Combined Single Limit (CSL)

  • Ground Risk Hull (Motion) Insurance

  • Ground Risk Hull (Non-Motion) Insurance

  • Hangar And Ground Support Equipment Insurance

  • In-Flight Insurance

  • Umbrella Insurance


Aircraft Insurance Application Outlook

  • Commercial Aviation

  • Business & General Aviation


Aircraft Insurance End-User Outlook

  • Airlines

  • Airports

  • Aircraft Product Manufacturers

  • Leasing Companies

  • Ground Operators

  • Individual General Aviation Aircraft Operators

  • Air Taxi Operators

  • Corporate Aircraft Operators & Owners

  • Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) Companies


Aircraft Insurance Regional Outlook

  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America



Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2023 USD 14.59 Billion
Market Size 2024 USD 14.995602 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 18.17 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 2.42% (2024-2032)
Base Year 2023
Market Forecast Period 2024-2032
Historical Data 2019- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Market Competitive Landscape, Revenue Forecast, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Application, End-User and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The US, Canada, German, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Ace Aviation, Allianz SE, American Financial Group Inc., American International Group Inc., Aon plc, Arthur J. Gallagher and Co., Avion Insurance Agency Inc., AXA Group, Berkshire Hathaway Inc., BWI Aviation Insurance Agency Inc., Chubb Ltd., Aerospace Underwriting Managers Ltd., Hallmark Financial Services Inc., London Aviation Underwriters Inc., Marsh and McLennan Companies Inc., Munich Reinsurance Co., Starr International Co. Inc., Tokio Marine Holdings Inc., Wells Fargo and Co., and Willis Towers Watson Public Ltd. Co.
Key Market Opportunities The rise in the number of air passengers
Key Market Dynamics The increasing demand for the number of low-cost carriers (LCCs)


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The aircraft insurance market size was valued at USD 14.59 Billion in 2023.

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.42% during the forecast period, 2024-2032.

North America had the largest share of the market

The key players in the market are Hallmark Financial Services Inc., London Aviation Underwriters Inc., Marsh and McLennan Companies Inc., Munich Reinsurance Co., Starr International Co. Inc., Tokio Marine Holdings Inc., Wells Fargo and Co., and Willis Towers Watson Public Ltd. Co.

The passenger liability insurance category dominated the market in 2023.

Commercial aviation had the most considerable share of the market.

The airlines had the largest share of the market.

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