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Last Updated: 03/18/17

This is a developing situation. This resource will be updated as additional information becomes available.

On Saturday, March 18, 2017, Paris Orly Airport suspended air traffic and closed roads leading to the airport when a man was shot and killed after seizing a soldier’s weapon.

The Paris Orly Airport Shooting and Travel Insurance Information Center explains coverage related to the shooting and airport suspension. This database is regularly updated by Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts with answers frequently asked questions, official provider position statements, travel alerts and notices, and other information as the situation develops. Information is subject to change at any time.

Questions? Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts are on hand to answer your questions about coverage for the Paris Orly Airport Shooting. We are available from 8am to 10pm ET daily by chat and by phone at 1-800-240-0369.

If you are currently in Paris and affected by this incident, contact your provider's 24-Hour Emergency Assistance for help.

Due to the unique circumstances of this event, travel insurance policies may not provide coverage related to this event. Squaremouth explains what coverage may be available.

As of 3:30 am EST on March 18, 2017, the airport shooting is no longer considered an unforeseen event. Any new travel insurance policies purchased after that point will not provide any coverage related to the event.

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