Porter Airlines has partnered with Allianz Global Assistance in a move that sees Allianz Global Assistance become the carrier’s new travel insurance provider, and offering its customers a variety of insurance products and options.
Kevin Jackson, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, Porter Airlines, explained: “We’re giving Porter customers more insurance options, so they can feel comfortable and prepared for their unique travel needs. Porter Airlines. “Porter and Allianz are prepared to provide quality customer support for those looking to add these policies to their purchases.”
The new travel insurance plans can be included at the time of booking flights or Porter Escape vacation packages. Available plans may also be purchased after booking, through the Porter website or the Allianz call centre.
Lisa Callaghan, chief product & underwriting officer, Allianz Global Assistance, said: “We’re thrilled to partner with Porter Airlines and offer their customers additional peace of mind before and after take-off. We’re here to help Porter customers secure the right protection, through the right products, for their individual needs.”
The new partnership offers three categories of products: Trip Cancellation Insurance, Emergency Travel Medical Insurance and All-Inclusive Insurance. Porter customers have access to Allianz emergency assistance, claims expertise and inquiry support through their pre-trip planning.
The new products are accessible to customers online at www.flyporter.com and through the Allianz call centre.