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    2018

    • April 2, 2018Rome Ciampino, Italy – Universal Aviation Italy officially inaugurated the complete renovation of its ground support facilities in Rome Ciampino Airport (LIRA) during a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by clients, partners, and airport officials.Universal Aviation is the ground...

    • March 21, 2018Houston – Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. and Global A.K.Co. Ltd (GAK Korea) announced the launch of a new co-branded UVair fuel and services card. The new card leverages the strengths of both organizations to offer GAK Korea clients preferred...

    • Five more Universal Aviation locations slated for IS-BAH accreditation in next year January 30, 2018Singapore – Universal Aviation Singapore, based at Seletar Airport (WSSL) has earned accreditation under the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) program.Universal Aviation Singapore joins...

    2017

    • Company to work closely with authorities to ease transition to new operator December 30, 2017HOUSTON – Universal Aviation Aruba announced that it has decided not to submit a request for proposal to renew its lease to operate the General Aviation Terminal...

    • New 50,000 sq. ft. hangar will be completed by June 2018 December 13, 2017TOLUCA, MEXICO – Universal Aviation Mexico, a joint venture between Avemex, and Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. to provide ground support throughout Mexico, officially broke ground on a...

    • November 15, 2017Hong Kong (Nov. 15, 2017) – Universal Aviation, the worldwide ground support division of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc., was voted by members of the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) as Asia’s best ground handling agent/FBO. The award...

    • 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 (www.universalweather.com/russia2018) 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...

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    • 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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    Office: +1 (713) 947-5788
    lgarza@univ-wea.com

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