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Blink Parametric bolts Canadian presence with expanded partnership

Blink Parametric bolts Canadian presence with expanded partnership

Blink Parametric has additional expanded its long-running partnership with Blue Cross, as regional unit Alberta Blue Cross launches its personal flight delay service, powered by Blink.

Alberta Blue Cross serves over 1.8 million Albertans by way of group, authorities and particular person plans, offering advantages plans in addition to journey insurance coverage. Via Blink’s real-time delay monitoring expertise, Alberta Blue Cross’ policyholders can now register for flight delay cowl as much as one hour forward of their departure time to obtain entry to an airport lounge for a delay of three hours or extra, and entry to a lodge room for a delay of six hours or extra.

For Blink, the partnership with Blue Cross’ Alberta unit holds particular significance, as Blue Cross was an early adopter of Blink’s real-time parametric flight disruption answer way back to 2018.

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“That is an thrilling transfer with Alberta Blue Cross and we’re delighted to additional strengthen our partnership with Blue Cross throughout Canada,” mentioned Blink Parametric CEO Sid Mouncey. “The journey panorama has actually modified since our first Blue Cross outing in Ontario and Québec in 2018, as real-time journey options have since developed to turn into mainstream and must-have.

“All aspects of air journey are actually stretched proper now and proactive insurers like Alberta Blue Cross deploying customer-centric initiatives resembling our flight disruption service are making robust headway in restoring the boldness of the touring public.”

Mouncey defined that Blink is designed to supply real-time options to prospects, which will help “[turn] destructive experiences into optimistic ones, while delivering operational effectivity on processing excessive frequency, low severity claims.”