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.

    Visit our Career Center

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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.

    Explore our locations

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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.

      Business Aircraft Ops to Japan: Local Area, Ground Transport & HotelsGeneral aviation (GA) trips to Japan are something to look forward to regardless of the time of year. However, depending upon when you arrive, you could face limited options in terms of preferred hotel accommodations. We always recommend that operators consider and confirm crew accommodations early on in the trip planning process... […]

      BizAv Trip Planning: EBACE 2016 in Geneva – Part 1: Airport OptionsEBACE 2016 runs May 24-26 at Geneva (LSGG), and this is a location that’s becoming more and more congested with general aviation (GA) activity. For those planning to attend this business aviation event or travel here during this time frame, we recommend beginning the trip planning process as early as possible... […]

      BizAv Trip Planning: Spanish F1 Grand Prix 2016 – Part 1: Airport and Parking OptionsThe Spanish F1 Grand Prix 2016 will be held May 13 - 15 at the Circuit de Catalunya in Montmelo, north of Barcelona. This event will bring in heavier than normal traffic to both Barcelona and Gerona with significant road congestion anticipated to/from the race circuit... […]

      BizAv Trip Planning: G7 Japan Summit 2016 – Part 1: Airport OptionsThis year’s G7 Summit takes place May 26-27 at the Shima Kanko Hotel on Kashiko Island in Japan. In addition to attendance by G7 head of states, there will be associated meetings taking place with leaders from many other nations. We expect this to be a particularly busy G7 event for general aviation (GA) purposes... […]