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Flight Travel Insurance

While travelling internationally or nationally via flight, there are a number of mishaps that might occur during the trip and put you in trouble. Whether you are travelling alone or with your family, it is imperative to buy flight travel insurance covering maximum events to receive compensation and support for any untoward events.

TATA AIG’s flight travel insurance covers a maximum number of possible unfortunate events depending on your insurance plan. This keeps you covered throughout the trip and ensures treatment at the right time if any accident occurs. It is crucial to always keep yourself and your loved ones protected so that they can have a standard life in challenging situations or your absence.

Key benefits of buying flight travel insurance online

  • Trip Cancellation
  • Local Assistance
  • Baggage lost or delayed cover
  • Duplicate or new passport, in case it gets lost
  • Compensation when flight gets delayed
  • Reimburse bounced bookings of hotels & airline
  • Automatic policy extension for 7 days
  • Reimburse for emergency transportation to a hospital, treatment and medical supplies.

Flight Travel Insurance Overview

For further clarity, you can take a look at a few features/benefits of flight travel insurance:

  • The benefit of baggage insurance
  • Benefits of medical travel insurance
  • Handling of in-flight emergencies
  • Coverage for pre and post-flight-related emergencies

Also, there are a few documents required for travelling via flight within India.

Documents Required For Flight Journey


Valid photo identification card, which can be

  • Valid passport
  • Driving license
  • PAN card issued by Income Tax Department
  • Credit card with a photo
  • Photo identity card issued by an employer (by government or private organization)

Children can carry either their school identification card or any other proof having their photo.

For infants, you can carry their birth certificates.

Flight insurance India, though it’s not a mandate, but is preferable to buy one to travel securely.

How to Buy Flight travel Insurance


There is a straightforward process of signing up for flight travel insurance. Find below the process for the same:

  • Compare among various flight travel insurance plans on Tata AIG's website
  • Select the appropriate plan as per your requirement, including your place of visit.
  • Fill up the form, pay the premium and submit the form.
  • Thereafter, you can download the flight travel insurance documents with many more covers.

There are certain inclusions and exclusions of flight travel insurance that vary among different providers, but a few of them are common.

Inclusions of Flight Travel Insurance


Before buying any type of travel insurance, it is important to know all the inclusions and exclusions to make a wise decision. Find below the inclusions of flight travel insurance:

  • Trip Cancellation/Curtailment

You might have to cancel or postpone your trip for some reason, like, one of your family members falls sick, etc. If you provide your insurance company with a valid reason, they will compensate for the loss incurred on these cancelled flight tickets.

  • Partial Disability or Accidental Death

In case there is an accident involving your flight, which leads to partial disability or death, an active flight insurance policy entitles you to compensation.

  • Flight Delay

Flight delay is common and can happen due to several reasons, like bad weather conditions, technical glitch, etc. Due to this delay, you might miss your important meetings or face financial loss if you miss your hotel booking. Nonetheless, if you have flight travel insurance, you will be compensated in the best way possible.

  • Baggage Insurance

You might lose your checked-in baggage with essential things like your medicines, etc., during the transit. Apart from that, your baggage might get delayed due to other reasons. If you have active flight travel insurance, you will be compensated by the insurance provider for this delay or loss to have a smooth trip ahead.

  • Missed Connection Flight

When you travel to far-off places, you might need to take multiple interconnecting flights. But, if your first flight gets delayed, you might miss other interconnecting flights. In this case, apart from flight tickets, you might have to incur the loss of reserved hotel bookings, scheduled meetings, etc. The insurance provider offers compensation for the same so that you can enjoy your trip without any worry of additional expenses.

  • Flight Hijack

In case of flight hijacking, the insurance provider will provide you with compensation if you die or get partially disabled.

  • Medical Emergency

In case any medical emergency arises during the flight journey in India, the expenses incurred for the same will be reimbursed by the insurance provider. Otherwise, it might cost you a considerable amount.

Therefore, it is important to buy flight travel insurance to travel securely and remain secure against uncertain events. We at Tata AIG provide all the benefits mentioned above under flight travel insurance, depending on the plan you choose, to help you experience a worry-free trip and enjoy it to the fullest. Besides, keep yourself and your loved ones secure from all the possible mishaps and uncertainties.

Disclaimer / TnC

Your policy is subjected to terms and conditions & inclusions and exclusions mentioned in your policy wording. Please go through the documents carefully.

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