Dec 04, 2016

Allianz Global Assistance Sponsors International Travel Trivia on CNN Airport Network


RICHMOND, VA,DECEMBER 5, 2016 — Allianz Global Assistance USA, a leading supplier of travel insurance and assistance, has launched a travel trivia and weather sponsorship on CNN Airport Network, which is seen in 48 major airports in the U.S. and reaches millions of avid air-travelers annually.  As the exclusive sponsor of CNN Airport Network’s International travel trivia series, Allianz’s integrated program is running currently and will end in late December 2016, taking advantage of the significant increase in passenger traffic during the busy holiday travel season.  Allianz is also sponsoring live weather updates across the network, delivered by CNN meteorologists throughout the week to give travelers up-to-the-minute information about how weather may impact their travel experience.

In each International Travel Trivia segment, air travelers are challenged to answer fun questions about popular destinations around the globe including France, Bali, Mexico and Amsterdam. Each 20-second trivia segment is branded with the Allianz Global Assistance logo and includes a prompt for viewers to visit

“We’re pleased to partner with CNN Airport Network to reach millions of air travelers this year,” said Joe Mason, chief marketing officer at Allianz Global Assistance USA. “The trivia and weather content provided by CNN Airport Network is both informative and entertaining and offers a pleasant distraction while waiting for a flight.”

Launched in 1991, CNN Airport Network is the only live satellite-delivered airport programming service specifically designed for the busy traveler. CNN Airport Network delivers live daily news from CNN and HLN, original travel features, entertainment programming from HBO, TBS, TNT and TCM, and live sporting events from premiere sports leagues such as the NBA, MLB and the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. CNN Airport Network is available on 1,700+ TV screens at 2,200+ departure gates and other high profile areas across 48 of the nation’s busiest airports.

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Allianz Global Assistance USA

Allianz Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company) is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company.  We provide insurance to 21 million customers annually and are best known for our Allianz Travel Insurance plans. In addition to travel insurance, Allianz Global Assistance USA offers tuition insurance, event ticket protection, registration protection for endurance events and unique travel assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. The company also serves as an outsource provider for in-bound call center services and claims administration for property and casualty insurers and credit card companies.

Terms, conditions, and exclusions apply to all plans.  Plans are available only to U.S. residents.  Not all plans are available in all jurisdictions.  For a complete description of the coverage and benefit limits offered under your plan, carefully review your plan’s Letter of Confirmation/Declarations and Certificate of Insurance/Policy.  Insurance coverage is underwritten by BCS Insurance Company (OH, Administrative Office: Oakbrook Terrace, IL), rated "A-" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Co., under BCS Form No. 52.201 series or 52.401 series, or Jefferson Insurance Company (NY, Administrative Office: Richmond, VA), rated "A+" (Superior) by A.M. Best Co., under Jefferson Form No. 101-C series or 101-P series, depending on state of residence.  Allianz Global Assistance and Allianz Travel Insurance are brands of AGA Service Company.  AGA Service Company is the licensed producer and administrator of these plans and an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company.  The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage due to the affiliation between AGA Service Company and Jefferson Insurance Company.  Non-insurance benefits/products are provided and serviced by AGA Service Company.