Tuesday, 19 November 2019 | 15:04 WIB

Tugu Insurance ready to disburse Lion Air Insurane Claim

Illustration of Lion Air aircraft

JAKARTA, NNC - PT Tugu Pratama Indonesia (Tugu Insurance) guarantees Lion Air Group for accident insurance claims payment on Lion Air JT-610 which crashed in Karawang, West Java, on Monday, Oct 29.

"We as an insurance company are ready to pay 100% of the liability claims to the heirs and insured parties of Lion Air Group," Tugu Insurance CEO Indra Baruna said in an official statement on Saturday, Nov 3.

Regarding the claim disbursement process, Indra affirms that Tugu Insurance's obligations and commitments are to settle claims quickly. Tugu Insurance is ready to implement it immediately. Coordination and close collaboration with all related parties is a prerequisite for the speed of the process. Indra said pertaining to the value of insurance coverage for passengers, all are stipulated in the policy agreement.

"Of course we also refer to the Minister of Transportation Regulation No. 77 Year 2011 on Responsibilities of Air Transport Carrier article 3 (a), the amount of compensation for passengers who die in an aircraft due to an accident or event that is solely related
Collaboration between Tugu Insurance and Lion Air Group has been very well established, covering several types of insurance coverage as a whole, including aircraft, passengers and air crews. Good and fast service, Indra said, is Tugu Insurance's commitment as a service company engaged in general insurance.

"We will certainly and immediately pay insurance claims for the Lion Air JT-610 aircraft," he added.