Jim Emerson

Since joining Universal in 1985, Quality Control Specialist Jim Emerson has facilitated more than 21,000 trips and reviewed and quality controlled even more. Jim is an expert at identifying and developing solutions to prevent the common mistakes and issues that can arise on complex, multi-leg international trips.

Jim, who is a Green Belt in Six Sigma, previously served in roles at Universal in Meteorology, HF Radio, Flight Following, Flight Planning and as a Master Trip Owner. Jim can be reached at jimemerson@univ-wea.com.

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Route Planning Considerations for Overflight and Landing Permits

Route Planning Considerations for Overflight and Landing Permits

When you plan to submit routings for overflight and landing permit requests, there are several things you can do to improve your chance of success. One of them is to be experienced in locating preferred routes using en route directories, aeronautical information publications, notices to airmen, etc. Also, be ready for some countries (e.g., China, […]

March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Route Planning Considerations for Overflight and Landing Permits

Route Planning Considerations for Overflight and Landing Permits

When you plan to submit routings for overflight and landing permit requests, there are several things you can do to improve your chance of success. One of them is to be experienced in locating preferred routes using en route directories, aeronautical information publications […]

February 15, 2016 | 0 Comments More
The Definitive Guide to Requesting Flight Permits, Part 2

The Definitive Guide to Requesting Flight Permits, Part 2

This business aviation blog post is part two in a two-part series on requesting flight permits. In part one of this series, we provided seven important things you should know about requesting flight permits. Continuing from that article, here are seven more guidelines we recommend you follow: 1. Check with CAA for changes in flight […]

September 5, 2012 | 1 Comment More
The Definitive Guide to Requesting Flight Permits, Part 1

The Definitive Guide to Requesting Flight Permits, Part 1

This business aviation blog post is part one of a two-part series on requesting flight permits. Permit requirements for overflight and landing vary by country and type of business aircraft operation. While documentation and lead-time requirements are fairly standard at many locations, they can be more challenging at others. Always confirm latest permit documents requirements […]

August 29, 2012 | 1 Comment More