John Perry

John Perry is an expert on all aspects of international operations, specializing in facilitating trips to special events and negotiating fuel prices. He currently serves as the Team Lead on the Bravo Team with Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. Since joining Universal in 1999, he has facilitated more than 8,500 trip legs. John has also represented Universal at industry tradeshows such as the National Business Aviation Association’s Schedulers & Dispatchers conference. John can be reached at johnperry@univ-wea.com.

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BizAv Ops to Jakarta: Picking the Right Airport

BizAv Ops to Jakarta: Picking the Right Airport

Located on the NW coast of the island of Java, Jakarta is one of the most populous cities in SE Asia and a frequent destination for business aircraft. When conducting missions here, the first considerations in choosing an airport should be aircraft parking availability, convenience to the passenger’s destination, and aviation fueling arrangements. The following […]

August 29, 2016 | 0 Comments More
St. Petersburg, Russia International Economic Forum – Business Aviation Trip Planning Tips

St. Petersburg, Russia International Economic Forum – Business Aviation Trip Planning Tips

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) runs June 20-22 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The forum provides a unique platform for global leaders to engage with their peers in finding solutions to the most pressing global issues. This will be a particularly busy period for St. Petersburg – in terms of business aircraft movements and […]

June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Monaco Grand Prix 2013 – A Quick Rundown for Your Trip Planning

Monaco Grand Prix 2013 – A Quick Rundown for Your Trip Planning

The Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco is set for May 23-26. As this is the 71st Monaco Grand Prix, it promises to be yet another very busy and popular event. As Monaco does not have an airport, business aircraft operators will need to consider their options in France. Aircraft parking at nearby airports may […]

May 7, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Business Aviation Options for the 2013 Cannes Film Festival – A Quick Rundown

Business Aviation Options for the 2013 Cannes Film Festival – A Quick Rundown

The Cannes Film Festival is a very busy time of the year for the Mediterranean region. This year, the festival takes place May 15-26, and it’s important to plan trips to this area in advance. For operators setting up trips to the festival on short notice, there are always airport and aircraft parking options available. […]

April 30, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Flying to the Cannes Film Festival? 4 (More) Things You Must Know

Flying to the Cannes Film Festival? 4 (More) Things You Must Know

This aviation blog post is part two of a series on planning a flight to the Cannes Film Festival. It continues from our previous post covering selecting airports and airport alternates. Once you’ve reserved parking and Prior Permissions Required (PPRs) (if applicable) at Cannes, France (LFMD) or one of the surrounding airports for the Cannes […]

January 24, 2012 | 1 Comment More
Flying to Cannes? 4 Tips for Selecting Airports and Alternates

Flying to Cannes? 4 Tips for Selecting Airports and Alternates

This aviation blog post is part of a series on planning a business aviation flight to the Cannes Film Festival. One of the busiest periods in the Mediterranean region takes place every year in the latter part of May. If you plan to attend the Cannes Film Festival this year (May 16th-27th), it’s important to […]

January 23, 2012 | 2 Comments More