Air transport insurance

The regime of civil liability of Air Carries and Aircraft Operators carrying out civil air operations for damages caused to passengers, baggage, postal items, goods and third parties, as well as the minimum amount of insured amounts for the proper coverage of civil liability is regulated by the Law on Civil Liability and Insurance Requirements for Air Carries and Aircraft Operators no. 118 of 09.07.2020 (Official Monitor no.199-204 / 402 of 07.08.2020).

The Law on Civil Liability and Insurance Requirements for Air Carries and Aircraft Operators transposes:

  1. REGULATION (EC) No 2027/97 OF THE COUNCIL of 9 October 1997 on air carrier liability in respect of the carriage of passengers and their baggage by air (OJ L 285, 17.10.1997, p. 1),
  2. REGULATION (EC) No 785/2004 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 21 April 2004 on insurance requirements for air carriers and Aircraft Operators (JO L 138 30.4.2004, p. 1)

Category of the Law on Civil Liability and Insurance Requirements for Air Carries and Aircraft Operators no. 118 from 09.07.2020

The provision of the Law on Civil Liability and Insurance Requirements for Air Carries and Aircraft Operators no. 118 from 09.07.2020

1. Liability insurance for passengers, baggage, carriage of mail and goods

 

Art. 14

1.1. Minimum amount of liability insurance for passengers in the event of death or personal injury as a result of an accident

Art. 14 (2)

 

1.2. Minimum amount of civil liability insurance for passengers in case of damages due to delay in the transport of persons

Art. 14 (3)

 

1.3. Minimum amount of civil liability insurance for baggage

Art. 14 (4)

 

1.4. Minimum amount of civil liability insurance for goods

Art. 14 (5)

 

2. Third party liability insurance

Art. 15

2.1. Minimum amount of third party liability insurance for Air Carries/ Aircraft Operators operating flights within the EU

Annex no. 2

2.2. Minimum amount of third party liability insurance for Air Carries/ Aircraft Operators operating non-EU flights

Annex no. 3

2.3. Minimum amount of civil liability insurance for damages caused to third parties on the ground on the territory of the Republic of Moldova for Air Carries performing flights specific to general aviation operations or specialized commercial operations

Annex no. 4

Violation of the minimum insurance requirements established by the Law on Civil Liability and Insurance Requirements for Air Carries and Aircraft Operators no. 118 of 09.07.2020 is sanctioned in accordance with the Contravention Code of the Republic of Moldova.

For the purpose of continuous supervision of compliance by national air carriers with the conditions for insuring third party liability, passengers, baggage and cargo, as well as the maintenance in terms of validity of insurance contracts, the Civil Aviation Authority issued Operational Directive no. 02-04/09/2017 "On the presentation by Air Carries of information relating to third party liability insurance, passengers, baggage and cargo". Thus, national air carriers are obliged to submit and communicate to the CAA in the terms requested by the DO the relevant information.

The directive is placed under the Legal Framework /Directives.

Presidency of  RM Presidency of RM
Parliament of RM Parliament of RM
Government of RM Government of RM