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Aviation insurance – how are the Sudan conflict, Russia-Ukraine aircraft lawsuits impacting the mark

April 18, 2023

Fierce fighting has erupted in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, amid a power struggle between its army and paramilitary force RSF. Nearly 100 civilians were reportedly killed in the clashes over the weekend.

The violence deepens concerns among insurers, who are still reeling from the threat of catastrophic claims due to seized aircraft in the Russia-Ukraine conflict last year.

Nigel Weyman (pictured), global executive for Gallagher Specialty’s aerospace team, warned that aviation losses from Sudan will inevitably stack up in the war market.

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