Katherine Scheer-Perry

Katherine Scheer-Perry has been with Universal since 2002 and since that time has facilitated approximately 4,500 trip legs in the European, South American, and Atlantic regions and is an expert on arranging charter flights around the globe. Katherine is cross-trained in many departments within Universal’s trip support division, giving her insight and knowledge into all areas of the trip planning process. She also has extensive experience and knowledge of Regulatory Services, permits, hotel accommodations, crew transportation, catering and security.

Katherine can be reached at katherineperry@univ-wea.com.

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Technical Stops for Business Aviation: Part 2 – Additional Considerations

Technical Stops for Business Aviation: Part 2 – Additional Considerations

It’s always important to ensure you meet all requirements for a particular tech stop. Work with your trip support provider and local ground handler to be aware of any curfews, operating restrictions and documentation requirements. Some airports, for example, are closed on…

January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments More
Technical Stops for Business Aviation: Part 1 – Basic Considerations

Technical Stops for Business Aviation: Part 1 – Basic Considerations

While today’s longer range corporate aircraft do not make use of technical stops as often as their airborne predecessors, there are still many cases where tech stops are a necessary part of life when operating internationally and intercontinentally. Choosing the best technical stop…

January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments More
How to Overcome Airports with Slot Issues: Part 3 – 7 Popular Airports with Challenging Slots

How to Overcome Airports with Slot Issues: Part 3 – 7 Popular Airports with Challenging Slots

Here and there around the world you’ll encounter airport slot situations more challenging than the average. These are typically very popular locations frequently congested with scheduled commercial activity. With proper advance planning and coordination with your 3rd-party…

June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments More
How to Overcome Airports with Slot Issues: Part 2 – Slot Challenges

How to Overcome Airports with Slot Issues: Part 2 – Slot Challenges

Some airports are more challenging than others in terms of obtaining/revising airport slots. Certain locations confirm slot requests well prior to day of operation while others may not confirm slots until a few days, or even 24 hours, prior to operation…

June 6, 2016 | 0 Comments More
How to Overcome Airports with Slot Issues: Part 1 – Slot Basics and Tips

How to Overcome Airports with Slot Issues: Part 1 – Slot Basics and Tips

More and more airports are requiring slots due to congestion issues, and these slot requirements differ depending upon the airport in question. For example, some airports require you to obtain slots prior to applying for a landing permit while others require airport slots for parking or arrival/departure permissions…

May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Exploring Jamaica – Information for Bizav Operations

Exploring Jamaica – Information for Bizav Operations

When operating a business aircraft to Jamaica, pay particular attention to documentation and landing permit requirements. Pre-plan and confirm credit, fuel availability and service requirements, as well as hotel and local transportation needs. Additional pre-planning is always necessary when operating to secondary or domestic airfields in Jamaica. The following is an overview of what you […]

August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments More
7 Tips for Determining Feasibility of a Business Aviation Trip

7 Tips for Determining Feasibility of a Business Aviation Trip

While almost any international trip can be set up with sufficient lead time and preparation, there are limitations as to what is doable. The first step in the trip planning process is to determine the feasibility of an intended operation. This involves considerations such as aircraft range; crew duty; availability to permit; visa requirements; and […]

January 14, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Charter Flight Documents - Business Aviation

Charter Flight Documents: Key Considerations for Charter Operators (Part 2)

This business aviation blog post is part of a series on charter flights and continues from Part 1 on Charter Flight Documents. Charter (also known as non-scheduled commercial) permit-documentation needs differ by country. Be aware of lead times, requests for documentation, and special forms required from certain countries. The best practice is to source or […]

April 18, 2012 | 1 Comment More
Charter Flight Documents - Business Aviation

Charter Flight Documents: Key Considerations for Charter Operators (Part 1)

This business aviation blog post is part of a series on charter flights. Documentation requirements are often more challenging for charter (non-scheduled commercial) operations than for private non-revenue operations. Charter operators may not be fully familiar with unique charter-specific documentation requirements for certain countries, and this has the potential of causing operational delays. In some […]

April 11, 2012 | 1 Comment More