Starr Insurance Companies and SkyWatch Ltd. have expanded the SkyWatch.AI drone insurance program to allow drone operators to purchase insurance from Starr through a SkyWatch.AI link, which will be available on select aviation brokers’ websites.
According to Jim Anderson, senior vice president, Starr Aviation, the new platform allows qualifying commercial operators to obtain coverage within minutes at any time.
The coverage has previously just been available to drone pilots through the SkyWatch.AI mobile app, said Tomer Kashi, chief executive officer of SkyWatch.AI., who noted it is now available to more drone pilots, including ones that would like to continue working with their existing brokers.
SkyWatch.AI is a data analytics platform offering drone pilots insurance coverage. The SkyWatch platform uses machine learning to assess the risk and mitigate it. Insurance is provided by SkyWatch Insurance Services, Inc. a licensed insurance broker in all U.S. states where SkyWatch operates and is underwritten by Starr Insurance Companies.
Starr Insurance Companies (or Starr) is a marketing name for the operating insurance and travel assistance companies and subsidiaries of Starr International Company, Inc. and for the investment business of C. V. Starr & Co., Inc. and its subsidiaries.
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