January 8, 2012
Frederick, MD – AOPA Insurance Services has undergone a major transformation designed to bring members a variety of expanded coverage options, as well as an enhanced level of service earmarked to become the best in the industry. In addition to traditional light aircraft and non-owned aircraft coverage, AOPA Insurance Services has the ability to assist with any type of general aviation insurance need from flying clubs to flight schools to airports – not to mention our established group life and AD&D insurance plans.
These changes have been driven by a core team of leaders within AOPA, led by Janet Bressler, president of the insurance group. “I’m proud to say that the evolutions and changes we’ve put in place, and will continue to improve upon, are based upon member feedback which we have carefully cultivated and refined over the past several months” said Ms. Bressler. “The needs of our members have always come first, and now with the enhanced coverages and levels of service we’ve created – we will be able to meet and exceed those needs for many years to come” she continued.
A key part of the expanded coverage options available from AOPA Insurance Services is the addition of several globally ranked A-rated aviation insurance carriers to the company’s network of insurance providers. This ensures each member consistently receives the absolute best combination of coverage and value. It’s a unique advantage AOPA Insurance Services offers over other firms who write aircraft insurance coverage directly – thereby limiting a customer’s options. “Today’s market is driven by choice and value” said Ms. Bressler, “and our objective is to bring the maximum amount of both to our members and customers.”
The launch of the newly improved AOPA Insurance Services is now underway, and will be announced via a new advertising campaign and tradeshow presence. Emblematic of the transformation is the new website (aopainsurance.org) which will bring customers the ability to evaluate, purchase and manage their coverages online much more effectively than in the past.
About AOPA Insurance Services
AOPA Insurance Services is experienced at handling insurance for the general aviation community, including personal aircraft, CFIs, flight schools, flying clubs, corporate flight departments, airports, FBOs, maintenance providers and other GA groups. Life insurance options include group term, group level term, senior term, and accidental death and dismemberment protections. We also have an emergency assistance program to further protect our members’ peace of mind and aviation lifestyle. By selecting AOPA sponsored products, customers personally help ensure valuable revenue which AOPA reinvests to support aviation advocacy efforts – and to fund campaigns to promote general aviation and encourage more people to learn to fly. For more information on the services available from AOPA Insurance Services, go to www.aopainsurance.org or call 800/622-AOPA (2672).
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As the cold weather chills AOPA’s Headquarters in Frederick, many of us are inside generating new resources for flying clubs.
In my house, every Friday night is “Movie Night.” While the movies are rarely educational (I don’t think I learned anything from the Lego Movie), we look forward to the weekly opportunity to spend time together. Why not use the same concept for your Flying Club (with the addition of education, of course)?
AOPA Flying Club Manager Kelby Ferwerda posted the following on the AOPA Flying Club Facebook Page: “Recently I’ve talked with quite a few Flying Clubs about maintaining social activity through the cold winter months. Some clubs host Holliday Parties, others have Potluck Movie Nights. What does your club do to keep members involved during the chilly months?”
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