Zurich to underwrite easyJet insurance

Company brief

Swiss insurer Zurich Insurance has entered into a new agreement with UK airline easyJet to exclusively underwrite the airline’s travel insurance offerings. Zurich will provide product and pricing for the insurance available through easyJet.

Colllinson Group is also part of this deal, and will be providing customer servicing, claims and assistance. Customers will have the opportunity to purchase travel insurance separate from flights on easyJet’s website. Customers will be able to buy insurance from the airline in: the UK; France; Germany; Italy; Spain; Switzerland; Poland; Hungary; Portugal; Greece; Denmark; Czech Republic; and the Netherlands.

“We really believe the future of insurance in key areas like travel is based on the quality of partnerships we commit to,” said Arslan Hannani, head of market management at Zurich UK. “Partnering with a well-known and respected brand like easyJet creates a great opportunity to provide their extensive customer base with insurance that’s closely tailored to their individual needs.”