Aviation – Ground Operations

Kinsale’s Aviation Division has several options available for Ground Operations coverage, including Hangarkeepers’, Grounding coverage, General Liability, and Products Liability.

Our Aviation team can consider your aviation-only risks, as well as manufacturers and contractors with partial aviation exposures or UAS/drone exposures. We can consider these risks on a primary, quota share, or excess basis.

Our Aviation Division also has solutions for Air Operations and UAS/Drone Operators.


  • Aircraft cleaning and painting
  • Aircraft maintenance and repair facilities
  • Aircraft, rotorcraft, and spacecraft parts manufacturers
  • Airport-adjacent services
  • Airports and airstrips
  • Exhibitions and museums
  • Fuel suppliers
  • Hangar owners/operators
  • On-apron services (aircraft catering, de-icing, pushback, water/sanitation services, etc.)
  • Runway and helipad contractors
  • UAS/drone manufacturers, including drone repair

Policy Structure:

  • General Liability, Products/Completed Operations Liability, Hangarkeepers Liability, and Grounding Liability
  • Up to $5M in total capacity on a primary, excess, or quota share basis

Submission Requirements:

  • Signed and dated Airport, Aviation General Liability, or Aviation Products Manufacturing/Distribution Kinsale supplemental application
  • Five-year currently-valued company loss runs
  • Copies of the following:
    • Any FAA certificates held by insured
    • Any FAA or NTSB reports involving insured’s operations
  • Website information, brochure, or product catalog as appropriate to insured’s operations

Available Coverage Enhancements:

  • On-airport-premises auto coverage and hired/non-owned coverage
  • Coverage territory expansion endorsement for outer space
  • Specific Additional Insured and Waiver of Subrogation endorsements available naming airports, manufacturers, and other common contractually-required entities in the aviation industry