Chubb includes air rage protection in its insurance cover

30 November 2004
Air travelers can now be insured against the mental and physical consequences of air rage, after Chubb Insurance updated its policies.

The new cover follows data showing the number of air rage incidents has risen from 580 in 2000/01 to 696 last year.

Chubb's head of personal insurance in Europe, John Sims, explained: "We commissioned this report to evaluate the risks our clients face when they travel by air.

"This report paints an all too vivid picture of how alcohol combined with a range of other factors associated with modern air travel can create a volatile cocktail of emotions."

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