Christopher Barnes

Christopher Barnes has areas of expertise in client operations to many areas of the world – including Europe, the Middle East, and the Far East. With more than three years’ experience in the industry, Christopher always approaches trip planning systematically and with great attention to detail. A graduate of Texas A&M University, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, he is a member of Toastmasters International, was a recipient of the NBAA S&D Scholarship Fund, and obtained his aircraft dispatcher license in 2015. Christopher enjoys making a 100% effort into researching and implementing the best client options for flight missions. He can be reached at christopherbarnes@univ-wea.com.

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Planning BizAv Operations to Thailand – Part 2: CIQ and Aircraft Services

Planning BizAv Operations to Thailand – Part 2: CIQ and Aircraft Services

When planning operations to Thailand, please ensure that all applicable visa and Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine (CIQ) requirements are checked in advance. Also, airport service availability is an important consideration as the airport may not have all the services you seek.

October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Planning BizAv Operations to Thailand – Part 1: Permit Planning

Planning BizAv Operations to Thailand – Part 1: Permit Planning

Pre-planning is essential when you conduct business aircraft operations to Thailand. There are many important factors to consider in terms of landing permits, aircraft parking, and cabotage. A missed item or planning consideration could delay your flight or even stop it in its tracks. When you apply for Thai permits […]

September 30, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Aircraft Operations to and From Endemic Countries: Tips & Best Practices (Part 2 of 2)

Aircraft Operations to and From Endemic Countries: Tips & Best Practices (Part 2 of 2)

When you conduct international trips in your business aircraft, it’s important to ensure that all persons onboard are prepared, from a health and immunization perspective, for travel to the intended destinations. Know what the risks are, be aware of travel and documentation […]

November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Aircraft Operations to and from Endemic Countries: Key Considerations (Part 1 of 2)

Aircraft Operations to and from Endemic Countries: Key Considerations (Part 1 of 2)

With Ebola coverage all over the news, it’s more important than ever for business aircraft operators to be aware of and plan for international travel health risks. When you operate to/from regions with endemic health issues, it’s important to be aware of any relevant travel restrictions […]

November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments More