Todd Carter

Master Mission Advisor Todd Carter has been with Universal since 2001 and has facilitated well over 20,000 client flight legs since then. An FAA-licensed aircraft dispatcher and certified flight instructor, Todd earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aviation from Indiana State University and has experience flying both King Airs and Cessna Citations. He has a keen eye for flight planning detail and enjoys putting together trips to meet all the success objectives of operators. International trip planning can be a complex process, but Todd thrives – with patience and accuracy – in this often high-pressure environment, using his knowledge of trip support to seamlessly handle all of the day-to-day challenges inherent in international operations. He can be reached at toddcarter@univ-wea.com.

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Business Aircraft Ops to Mongolia – Part 2: Permits

Business Aircraft Ops to Mongolia – Part 2: Permits

For business aircraft operators planning to fly to or over Mongolia it’s important to be mindful that required routings and flight information regions (FIRs) are integral to landing and overflight permits. This can cause issues if, for example, your approved routings and FIRs from China and…

May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Ops to Mongolia – Part 1: Operating Tips

Business Aircraft Ops to Mongolia – Part 1: Operating Tips

Mongolia is a land locked country in east-central Asia, bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south. Today, Mongolia is a routine overflight transit route for general aviation (GA) operating between eastern Asia and Europe. While Mongolia is a generally straight-forward and…

April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments More
Flying to the 2017 Davos World Economic Forum – Part 2: Additional Considerations

Flying to the 2017 Davos World Economic Forum – Part 2: Additional Considerations

Advance planning is always critical, particularly in terms of airport slots and parking, when operating to the Davos 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF), taking place Jan 17-20, 2017, in Davos-Klosters Switzerland . Required support services should be arranged well in advance and operators, especially for items such as hotels and transportation…

May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Flying to the 2017 Davis World Economic Forum – Part 1: Airport Options and Parking

Flying to the 2017 Davos World Economic Forum – Part 1: Airport Options and Parking

The Davos 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF) takes place Jan 17-20, 2017, at Davos-Klosters Switzerland. This event will bring together 3,000 internationally known business people, economists, and politicians in addition to some 40 Heads of State. Last year Davos attracted approximately 1,700 general aviation (GA) movements, and this year is expected to bring in…

May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Davos 2016 World Economic Forum – Part 2: Slots, CIQ, and Local Area

Davos 2016 World Economic Forum – Part 2: Slots, CIQ, and Local Area

The next Davos World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting takes place January 21-24, 2016. More and more General Aviation (GA) operators have been traveling to Davos and Zurich (LSZH) during the WEF period, with approximately 1,700 aircraft movements during the 2015 event […]

May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Davos 2016 World Economic Forum – Part 1: Airports and Parking

Davos 2016 World Economic Forum – Part 1: Airports and Parking

The next Davos World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting takes place January 21-24, 2016. It’s always best for business aircraft operators to make Davos trip planning arrangements several months, preferably a year, in advance, as this helps secure the best aircraft parking, service, and accommodation options […]

May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Business Aviation Trip Planning Tips: Last-Minute Requests

Business Aviation Trip Planning Tips: Last-Minute Requests

For business aircraft operators, last-minute international trips are often manageable when working with an experienced 3rd-party provider and assuming that all required information and documentation are available. It’s important to understand the differences among all […]

March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments More