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    2017

    • 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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    Manager, Corporate Communications

    Office: +1 (713) 306-3269

    lsmyth@univ-wea.com

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