Daniel Crouch

Daniel Crouch currently serves as the Team Manager for the Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. Foxtrot Team. He is an expert at facilitating hard-to-get business aviation permits and was able to receive permits to the first-ever demo flights within Russia. Since joining Universal in 2001, Daniel has facilitated approximately 10,000 trip legs, including many to Asia, South America, and Europe. Daniel has shared his trip planning expertise in industry publications as well as served as a speaker at events such as the National Business Aviation Association Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference. He can be reached at danielcrouch@univ-wea.com.

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Tips for Operating a BizJet to a New Destination – Part 2 of 2

Tips for Operating a BizJet to a New Destination – Part 2 of 2

When planning a trip to a new destination a number of considerations need to be taken into account. Short notice permits, and last minute arrangement of aircraft services, may or may not be possible for the planned destination(s). But, there are certain steps operators can take…

April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments More
Tips for Operating a BizJet to a New Destination – Part 1 of 2

Tips for Operating a BizJet to a New Destination – Part 1 of 2

When planning a trip in your business aircraft to a new destination, or a region of the world you’ve not traveled to before, certain considerations should always be top-of-mind. Taking care of these basic elements of trip planning will positively impact the success of your upcoming…

March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments More
Tips for Planning Your First Mission to Mexico & Central America

Tips for Planning Your First Mission to Mexico & Central America

For business aircraft operators planning their first trip to Mexico or Central America, preplanning is key. While these are relatively straightforward business aviation environments, local regulations, permit lead times, and operating requirements vary depending on destination. It’s best to coordinate with your 3rd-party provider and ground handler to avoid snags. In general, Mexico has more […]

September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Understanding International Restrictions for Bringing Pets Onboard a Business Aviation Flight

Understanding International Restrictions for Bringing Pets Onboard a Business Aviation Flight

You’re carefully planning a complex international trip. Everything is going smoothly except for one thing: The client’s pet has ended up in quarantine on the other side of the world. That type of situation can make an otherwise perfectly executed mission a failure in the eyes of the aircraft owner. That’s why it’s important to […]

February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Business Aviation Trip Planning Tips: Oktoberfest in Munich

Business Aviation Trip Planning Tips: Oktoberfest in Munich

Oktoberfest 2013 takes place September 21 to October 6 in Munich. The first Oktoberfest was held in the year 1810 in honor of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig’s marriage. The celebrations have repeated since then. This year, Munich’s Lord Mayor will tap the first keg of Oktoberfest beer on opening day. Business aircraft operators planning to […]

September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments More