An original member of the Universal Trip Support Services Team Europe, Master Trip Owner Greg Linton is known for being a solutions-oriented problem solver. He’s known for being an expert on operations around the globe, particularly to Europe, Africa, and China.
Since joining Universal in 2000, Greg has facilitated more than 9,100 trip legs. He has represented Universal at numerous industry tradeshows and conventions including the European Business Aviation Association Conference & Exhibition and the National Business Aviation Association Conference. Greg has also been interviewed and contributed articles to many industry publications.
Prior to joining Universal, Greg served as an aircraft maintenance administration supervisor in the United States Marine Corps. Greg holds a bachelor’s degree in aviation management. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Several good airport options are available for business aircraft operators intending to visit the Canada Formula 1 Grand Prix which runs July 7-9 at the Circuit Gilles Villeneaux in Montreal. Here’s some information to help you with your trip planning: 1. There are 3 primary airports to consider for the Canada F1 Grand Prix Three [...]
Formula 1 Gran Premio de Espana is coming soon, May 10-12, at the Catalonia circuit just north of Barcelona. The first Spanish Grand Prix was held in 1913 and the event has only grown in popularity over the years. It’s important to begin working with your 3rd-party provider and ground handler as soon as possible, [...]
When operating a business aircraft to Geneva (LSGG), such as for the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE), be particularly careful with airport curfew hours and airport slot/PPR requirements. While aircraft parking is usually available at this location there are several alternate airports to use if and when required. Here are some tips to [...]
For business aircraft operators, a range of considerations must be taken into account when selecting tech stops. Ideally, you’re looking for a trouble-free experience for both crew and passengers. Some tech stop locations are easier and more reliable than others. Always consider your operations’ specification restrictions when choosing routings and tech stops and look for [...]
The Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix will be held April 19-21 at the Bahrain F1 circuit. Because of increased business aviation and general traffic for this event, it’s best to begin organizing your trip as soon as possible. Here is some information to help you with your planning: 1. There are 3 primary airports to [...]
This year’s Formula 1 Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix will be held March 22nd-24th at the Sepang International circuit, located about 60 km south of Kuala Lumpur. Business aircraft operators planning to attend the Grand Prix should make arrangements for Malaysian permits, aircraft ground services, and hotel accommodations as early as possible. 1. There are two [...]
Farnborough Business Airport World Expo 2013 takes place March 19 – 21 at a conference center across the field from Farnborough (EGLF) FBO facility. This event will attract general aviation (GA) trade visitors, including FBO representatives, ground handlers, charter operators, scheduling and dispatch directors, and assorted GA service providers. 1. Will this event cause a [...]
This year’s Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix will be held 15-17 March at the Albert Park circuit, south of Melbourne. There are three airport options for business jet operators traveling to this event. The Australian Grand Prix is a busy period and draws large crowds. Best options, in terms of aircraft parking and hotel accommodations, [...]
This year’s Formula 1 Grande Premio Petrobas Do Brasil Grand Prix will be held November 23 – 25 at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace circuit, located south of Sao Paulo. The city will come alive during this event, and demand for business aviation and related services will be higher than normal. Best options in terms [...]
This year’s U.S. Formula 1 Grand Prix will be held November 16th-18th on an all-new, purpose-built track at the Circuit of the Americas southeast of the Texas capital of Austin. The new 3.427-mile track will feature a selection of corner sequences inspired by the best Grand Prix venues. The Austin Grand Prix will be busy, [...]
For business aircraft operators, planning reliable tech stops is a key component in orchestrating successful international movements. Some regions of the world have multiple good tech stops available, while, in other areas, you’ll have limited options. On key routes – such as North America to Asia or Africa, and Europe to Africa, South America or [...]
This year’s Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be held November 2nd-4th at the Yas Marina circuit located on Yas Island. Abu Dhabi City will come alive during this event, and demand for business aviation services and other related travel accommodations will run high. An anticipated sell-out crowd of over 50,000 spectators [...]
This year’s Korean Formula 1 Grand Prix will be held 12-13 October at the Korea International Circuit in the South Jeolla region – southwestern part of the Republic of Korea (commonly referred to as South Korea). This circuit is some distance from Seoul, but there are four suggested airport options for business jet operators who [...]
This year’s Japan Grand Prix will be held 5-7 October at the Suzuka circuit in Mie prefecture about 50 km southwest of Nagoya. There are three primary airport options available for business jet operators who need to fly in for the event. As always, the best alternatives in terms of aircraft parking and hotel accommodations [...]
The 2012 Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix takes place 21 – 23 September on a race circuit in the heart of the city. Two convenient airports are available for business jet operators wishing to attend. Best alternatives, in terms of aircraft parking and hotel accommodations, will be available to those who book as early [...]
The Italian Grand Prix is one of the oldest and most historic Grand Prix events. The first Italian Grand Prix was held in 1921 in Brescia, Italy – the first such race to be held outside France – and today the world- renowned event takes place at the Grand Prix circuit in Monza. The 2012 [...]
This year’s Belgium Grand Prix takes place August 31 through September 2 at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. As the Belgium Grand Prix draws considerable business aviation traffic to the region, it’s recommended that you plan early if you will be flying in for the event. Here are some important things to consider in your planning: 1. [...]
The German Formula 1 Grand Prix takes place this year July 20 – 22 at the Hockenheim race track, located between Frankfurt and Stuttgart. The new Hockenheim ring is one of the fastest circuits in Formula 1 and features one of the best facilities in the Formula 1 series of races. While Hockenheim does not [...]
The 2012 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix takes place at Silverstone, which is about 90 minutes northwest of London, on July 6 – 8, 2012. Few sporting occasions match the intensity, glamour, and drama of the Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix, and visitors can look forward to a full weekend of great racing. [...]