Aviation

Insurance sale rises among fliers to SE Asia

KOLKATA

The agonizing suspense over the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 ER aircraft with 239 passengers and crew has left air travellers so rattled that several have cancelled travel plans till the mystery is solved. Those who cannot avoid travel are scurrying for insurance cover just in case something happens.

“In the last few days, we have witnessed a sharp rise in purchase of travel insurance by fliers to South East Asia. The mystery surrounding the disappearance of flight MH370 that was flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing appears to have triggered the panic purchase,” said National Insurance Co general manager S Bhattacharya.

Full report here Times of India

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