Saad Farid has more than a decade’s experience in business aviation and is an expert on United States regulatory and Customs issues such as Border Overflight Exemptions and the Visa Waiver Program. He currently serves with Universal as a Master Regulatory Services Specialist on the Global Regulatory Services Team. Saad, who is a private pilot, has shared his regulatory expertise with industry associations such as the Texas Corporate Aviation Schedulers & Dispatchers group.
Saad can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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This aviation blog post is part of a series on border overflight exemptions for business aviation. A Border Overflight Exemption (BOE) is a valuable asset in improving overall operational flexibility. However, it’s important to be aware of inherent limitations. In most circumstances, you can’t use your BOE to return to the U.S. from south of [...]
This aviation blog post is part of a series on the visa waiver program and continues from our last post: “Visa Waiver Program and Business Aviation: Answers to Common Questions.“ Operating as a signatory carrier into the U.S. under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) is a straightforward and usually trouble-free process. As VWP authorization goes [...]
This aviation blog post is part of a series on border overflight exemptions for business aviation. Border Overflight Exemptions (BOEs) are relatively easy and straightforward to obtain and manage. They’ll greatly improve operational flexibility when returning to the U.S. from the south. Not only will you save on costs and delays of having to stop [...]
This blog post is the first in a series on the visa waiver program. The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) allows nationals of 36 participating countries to travel to the U.S. for stays of 90 days or less without obtaining a visa. Many corporate operators have registered as ‘signatory carriers,’ which gives them the same privileges [...]