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    • Global ground transportation provider now available at 900+ airports October 4, 2017Las Vegas (Oct. 4, 2017) – Since its launch at NBAA2016, Universal Private Transport, the global ground transportation service joint venture of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. with its...

    • October 4, 2017Las Vegas (Oct. 4, 2017) – Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. (exhibit # C10431) has launched a 2018 Russia World Cup planning website ( and will have experts from Universal Aviation Russia available at NBAA2017 to help discuss...

    • August 15, 2017London (Aug.15, 2017) – Universal Aviation UK, based at London-Stansted International Airport (EGSS) has passed an International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) audit and is now an official IS-BAH accredited location. Universal Aviation, the ground support division...

    • August 3, 2017Houston (Aug. 3, 2017) – Due to the anticipated high-demand on ground services during the 2018 Winter Games, Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. recommends that general aviation operators attending this event should begin planning for parking, airport services...

    • Demos are available at EBACE 2017 May 16, 2017GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. announced at EBACE 2017 that it has developed an iPhone version of uvGO, its beginning-to-end mission management platform that allows users to plan, build and...

    • April 10, 2017Shanghai (April 10, 2017) – Universal Aviation, the ground handling division of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. (exhibit #H210), announced at ABACE2017 that it will expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific region, with the addition of Universal Aviation...

    • April 9, 2017Shanghai (April 9, 2017) – Universal Aviation Thailand, announced that it has entered into an agreement to provide customer service and ramp safety training to PGGS, the dedicated ground handler for Koh Samui International Airport (VTSM).“One of the...

    • April 9, 2017Shanghai (April 9, 2017) – Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. (Exhibit #H210) announced that it has hired Sarah Kalmeta to serve as the company’s Regional Operations Director for the Asia-Pacific region. Kalmeta, who will be based in Hong...




    • May 20, 2014Geneva (May 20, 2014) – Universal Aviation (exhibit # 6534) and Le Castellet Airport (LFMQ) announced at EBACE 2014 in Geneva that the airport’s FBO will become a co-branded member of the Universal Aviationsm ground support network. Under...

    • April 30, 2014Paris (April 30, 2014) – Universal Aviation Paris, located at Le Bourget Airport (LFPB), today officially inaugurated its updated FBO at a ribbon-cutting celebration attended by clients, airport officials, and media. Universal Aviation is the ground support division...

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      Flight Planning Tips for North American RegionFlight planning procedures are relatively unrestrictive and user friendly within the North American airspace. There are, however, equipment requirements, restrictions, and specific flight plan codes to take into account when flight planning within this region... […]

      APEC Vietnam 2017 – GA Operating TipsAPEC Vietnam 2017 is a year-long hosting of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings, wrapping up with the APEC Economic Leaders Meeting November 6-11 in Danang. As the upcoming Leader’s Meeting will attract heightened general aviation (GA) movements to the area, it’s recommended that operators begin trip planning as soon as possible. The following is an […]

      European Region Flight Planning TipsNetwork Manager (NM), or Network Management Operations Centre (NMOC) – previously known as the Central Flow Management Unit (CFMU)-- is the operational unit of Eurocontrol and responsible for airspace management in Europe from the north edge of Africa, including... […]

      2018 Winter Games in Korea – Latest UpdatesThe 2018 Winter Games, takes place February 9-25 at the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium in South Korea. This venue is located in remote northeastern Korea, some distance from airports in the Seoul area. But, there’s a closer airport of entry (AOE) for general aviation (GA) may... […]