About Us


    Moving organizations that move the world.

    Whether driving worldwide commerce or bringing people together to change and enrich lives, Universal® clients utilize business aircraft in ways that are critical to the global economy, aid in timely disaster relief, and much more. It is our role at Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. to help these missions succeed.

    Each Universal employee, supplier, and partner around the globe is fully committed to going above and beyond to help our clients navigate an increasingly complex world, and keep their organization moving. We do so by reducing the inherent risk and stress associated with complex, multi-leg trips by:

    • Proactively identifying potential challenges and delivering resourceful solutions
    • Learning, understanding, anticipating, and adapting to an ever-changing regulatory environment
    • Staying one step ahead of unforeseen events and mobilizing our Global Community of resources as needed

    Our People

    1,700 people around the world working together to deliver on our promise to our clients—an absolute commitment to the success of their missions.

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    Do you have a love for aviation? A strong sense of urgency? A passion for stellar customer service? Join us in helping move organizations that move the world.

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    Corporate Responsibility

    At Universal, we believe in giving back to our community. It just so happens that our community is the entire world.

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    Ethics & Compliance

    At Universal, we are committed to conducting our business across the globe ethically and in compliance with applicable domestic and international laws and regulations.

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    Our Brands

    We started with just weather forecasting in 1959, but grew into trip support, contract fuel, ground handling, and catering. Discover how our global brands come together to support the success of our clients’ missions.

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    Our Locations

    Trip support operations centers. FBOs and ground handling locations. In-flight catering kitchens. Fueling card acceptance worldwide.

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    Our History

    We’ve got a story, and it’s a great one. Founder Tom Evans pioneered the trip support concept for business aviation soon after founding our company in 1959. His absolute commitment to his clients’ success is embedded in our DNA today.

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    Become a Supplier

    We are looking for ground handling, transport, and other logistics partners who share our core values and are committed to providing support that exceeds our clients’ expectations.

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    Press Room

    Need a subject matter expert for an article? Want to see what we’ve been up to? Start here.

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      Aircraft Parking Complexities – Challenging LocationsCertain airports around the world are known for their aircraft parking issues – either in terms of year round general aviation (GA) parking limitations or restricted parking availability during peak hours and times of major local events. Your 3rd-party provider, and local ground handler, are great resources in terms of helping you source aircraft parking opportunities and avoid potential parking issues... […]

      Business Aircraft Ops to Venice (LIPZ) - Part 2: Airport Information, Parking & FuelVenice (LIPZ) has a good quality general aviation terminal (GAT) facility located close to water taxi transport options to local hotels. It’s important, however, to be mindful of GAT operating hours, customs, immigration, and quarantine (CIQ) clearance options and fuel uplift restrictions whenever operating to this location... […]

      Hazmat Flights: How-to for Business Aviation Operations“Hazmat” is anything capable of posing significant risk to health/safety when transported. Hazmat materials may be biological, chemical, or physical. Having undeclared materials that are considered “hazmat” on board has potential to complicate an international flight operation […]

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