Helicopters present unusual and significant exposures to risk of loss or damage. Magnes has been providing Risk Management and Insurance solutions to the Canadian helicopter and aviation industry since 1965.  With offices located in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal, our 22 dedicated aviation staff are prepared, capable and ready to provide an exceptional level of service to you and your firm. Our professionals treat every client like they are our only client.

The Magnes Client-centric focus has driven us to become the leading Independent Insurance and Risk Management provider to the helicopter industry and voted one of the Top 10 Canadian Independent Insurance Brokers in 2014 by Insurance Business Canada.


Our Insurance and Risk Services provide complete coverage for:

  • All missions of commercial helicopter operations
  • Corporate Operations
  • Flight Training
  • Heavy Lift and Heli-Logging
  • Helicopter Products Manufacturers
  • International Work
  • MRO Operations
  • War Risks - Domestically and Overseas
Some of the specialty services we provide are:
  • Audit of all contracts and detailed recommendations as may be required to better protect your position
  • Claims expertise and handling by dedicated aviation insurance professionals
  • Comprehensive audit of your current insurance policies; highlighting gaps in coverage and short falls in protection
  • Detailed action plans with time lines for implementing all changes required
  • Detailed review of the current aviation insurance marketplace
  • Financial rating of your current insurer and other specialty insurers to consider

Helicopters by their very nature demand significant Risk Management and safety systems; both areas of which should receive input from your Aviation Insurance Broker. As helicopter insurance professionals, we know that your Total Cost of Risk exceeds the premiums you pay. At Magnes, we don't just work to save you premium dollars. Our Strategic Risk Analysis and structured insurance programs, customized to suit your individual needs will reduce and control all your costs of risk, from premiums and deductibles, to loss of revenue and pro ration betterment on components. Our focus goes beyond premium to protecting your bottom line.


Ensure you have the best protection available. Contact us today for more information on how we can tailor an insurance product for you.


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