Robert Moya

Robert Moya, a former U.S. Marine Corps meteorologist, currently serves as Team Manager for Universal’s X-ray Team. Robert is an expert in Latin America ops as well as obtaining permit requests for difficult countries around the world, including Syria, Cuba and North Korea. Since joining Universal in 1999, Robert has facilitated approximately 9,600 trip legs. Robert has also represented Universal at industry tradeshows such as the National Business Aviation Association annual conference and the Schedulers & Dispatchers conference. Robert can be reached at robertmoya@univ-wea.com.

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Zika Virus and Business Aviation: Considerations for International Operators

Zika Virus and Business Aviation: Considerations for International Operators

Active transmission of Zika virus is a factor in certain countries and territories as noted on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) site. It’s important for international business aircraft operators to be aware of and mitigate Zika risks as well as to comply with aircraft disinfection mandates in place at various international locations. […]

April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Which GA Airport to Pick for Frankfurt: Part 2 – Operating Considerations

Which GA Airport to Pick for Frankfurt: Part 2 – Operating Considerations

There are airport slot, Prior Permission Required (PPR), and documentation requirements to be mindful of when operating your business aircraft to Frankfurt. Plan ahead, be aware of permit requirements, and know the Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine (CIQ) process […]

April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Which GA Airport to Pick for Frankfurt: Part 1 – Landing Options

Which GA Airport to Pick for Frankfurt: Part 1 – Landing Options

For business aircraft operators, operating to Frankfurt is seldom an issue in terms of aircraft parking and service availability. There are, however, considerations in terms of airport slots, Prior Permissions Required (PPRs), and documentation. Work with your 3rd-party provider and ground handler to take advantage of your options when planning a trip to the Frankfurt area […]

April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Tips for Aviation Schedulers & Dispatchers: Top Trip-Planning Considerations

Tips for Aviation Schedulers & Dispatchers: Top Trip-Planning Considerations

Within corporate flight departments, schedulers and dispatchers continue to assume more and more responsibility. Route and documentation planning, access to airspace and airports, and managing risk in disruptive weather situations are just some of the critical flight department functions requiring scheduler and dispatcher oversight. Also, as the regulatory environment becomes increasingly complex, and safety and […]

February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Operations to Geneva during EBACE 2014 – Planning Tips

Business Aircraft Operations to Geneva during EBACE 2014 – Planning Tips

The European Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (EBACE) takes place May 20-22, 2014. During this period there will be aircraft parking restrictions in place for Geneva. Local fixed-base operators are preparing for an influx of General Aviation (GA) traffic, but there will be certain operating limitations to be mindful of during this period. The following […]

April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Flying into D.C. during the U.S. Presidential Inauguration

Flying into D.C. during the U.S. Presidential Inauguration

For business aircraft operators, issues are not anticipated during the upcoming Presidential inauguration in January. There should be plenty of aircraft parking and full availability of services without additional security measures or procedures. It’s best to work with your 3rd-party provider, as early as possible to consider best operating options and secure preferred hotel accommodations. […]

January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Flying to the 2012 World Economic Forum at Davos

Flying to the 2013 World Economic Forum at Davos

The annual World Economic Forum will be held January 23-27 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. 2,500 of the world’s most powerful and influential corporate leaders, politicians, journalists, and intellectuals will meet over a busy four-day period, and business aviation activity to the area is anticipated to be heavy. While hotels and ground transport options may still be […]

December 4, 2012 | 1 Comment More
Business Aviation Travel in the Caribbean during Peak Season

Business Aviation Travel in the Caribbean during Peak Season

The Caribbean is a fairly easy and straightforward operating environment for business aviation. Flying to this region, however, can be more challenging during peak winter travel periods. Aviation fuel shortages occur here and there every year, and the range of services is often limited on smaller islands. It’s best to plan trips early, particularly over […]

November 7, 2012 | 3 Comments More
Experimental Aircraft Airworthiness Certificate

Flying with an Experimental Operating Certificate: 3 Tips for International Operations

This aviation blog post is part of a series on operating with an experimental airworthiness certificate and continues from our last post “Operating with an Experimental Airworthiness Certificate: 7 Tips for Pre-flight Planning“. For operators of business jets, operating internationally under an experimental certificate does not have to be a difficult or operationally limiting experience. […]

April 10, 2012 | 2 Comments More
Experimental Aircraft Airworthiness Certificate

Operating with an Experimental Airworthiness Certificate: 7 Tips for Pre-flight Planning

This aviation blog post is the first part of a series on operating with an experimental airworthiness certificate. When operating under an experimental airworthiness certificate, the good news is that, in most cases, you can continue to operate your business aircraft internationally. The process of obtaining international overflight and landing permits, however, differs from the […]

April 4, 2012 | 3 Comments More
10 Trip Planning Considerations for Aircraft Schedulers and Dispatchers

10 Trip Planning Considerations for Aircraft Schedulers and Dispatchers

There are many important elements that need to be considered to make an international trip run smoothly from an aircraft Scheduler and Dispatcher point of view. Challenges range from setting up international flight permits, to fuel planning, to developing effective programs, to dealing with an ever-increasing assortment of international regulatory compliance issues. That being said, […]

January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments More