About Us

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    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 organizations 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
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    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.

    Meet our people

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    Careers

    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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    Government and Industry Affairs

    We’re working on your behalf to make the world a friendlier place toward business aviation.

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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.

    Let’s go back in time

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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.

    Visit our Supplier Center

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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.

    Visit our Press Room

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    Contact

    Questions about a trip or need to speak with any of our people or locations worldwide?

    Let’s talk

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      Helping you keep your organization moving.

      Our people around the globe.

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    • Explore operational insights from our blog.

      Operating to Colombia – Part 1: Airports, Parking & SlotsGeneral aviation (GA) operators travel to Colombia for both business and leisure, and traffic to this region remains steady. While the operating environment here is much more straight-forward and less onerous compared to other countries in the region such as Venezuela... […]

      Regulatory Update: Hong Kong Slots & ParkingFor business aircraft operators, obtaining airport slots for Hong Kong (VHHH) had been a somewhat relaxed process in the past. There were no penalties, for example, for not using a confirmed slot, and operators were often able to depart VHHH without an airport slot. This all changes on September 1, 2106 with new regulatory requirements […]

      There are many operating requirements to consider when traveling to Brazil, and this information can change at a moment’s notice. With the 2016 Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) taking place next week, we thought it would be useful to compile recent articles on business aircraft operations to Brazil. See recent articles on […]

      Presidential TFRs – Impact on Bizav: Part 2 – Dealing with TFR RestrictionsIn order to experience the least potential operational impact from a Presidential Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR), always check the FAA website – beginning 72 hours prior to time of operation. Note that during VIP TFR closures you may need to revise your schedule, to operate... […]