Churchill Insurance has been selected as the UK provider of car and home insurance for Financial Services.

The pan-European deal - in association with (the online arm of the Irish insurance brokerage Richardson Insurance) and Winterthur Insurance - means Churchill will underwrite private car and home insurance in the UK. will provide insurance products in Ireland and Winterthur will cover other European countries, initially Belgium and France.

As well as promoting its financial services on its website, Ryanair will promote them with in-flight announcements and literature.

Ryanair commercial director and chief financial officer Michael Cawley said: "Churchill competes well both on price and the outstanding service it offers customers."