For Operations Based in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Local Attention. Worldwide Support.

How our Global Community in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa can serve you.

Dedicated Trip Support

Changing regulatory requirements across the EU? Slot delays? Short-notice charter permits? With our European Operations Center, you have a dedicated team of trip support experts proactively anticipating, staying on top of, and quickly adapting to whatever challenge may arise.

We support EMEA-based business aircraft operators flying anywhere in the world. And we specialize in navigating the complex operating environment of the EMEA region.

Contact information

Universal House
9th Avenue
London-Stansted Airport
Stansted
Essex CM24 1QH
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 1279 680 566
E-mail: eoc@univ-wea.com

Universal Aviation

Strict operating and customer service standards. Industry-leading training and audit systems. With Universal Aviation, you have access to a global network of FBOs and ground support locations committed to exceeding your expectations – each and every time you land.

Regional locations:

UVair Fuel Program

Are hidden fuel costs eating away at your bottom line? Lost time, missing taxes, and unexpected fees can quickly add up. Our regionally-based experts can help you avoid the surprises to ensure you aren’t overpaying for fuel at the 1,900+ EMEA locations—and 5,000+ worldwide—that accept the UVair Fueling Card. Plus, we offer VAT-compliant and VAT-exempt invoicing in 18 countries across Europe.

See fuel differently

Air Culinaire Worldwide

You can plan a trip perfectly, but if the in-flight catering falls apart, so does the passenger experience. At 1,400+ airports across world, Air Culinaire Worldwide kitchens—including our London and Paris kitchens—and associate catering partners can deliver a total in-flight catering experience that pleases the palates of those who matter most.

Dine well

Ground Transportation

With Universal Private Transport, you’ll get the right vehicle, professional and courteous drivers, and clear communications – and all through licensed and insured providers with experience in crew and VIP ground transportation.

Let’s drive

Online Flight Planning

Worldwide flight planning and weather. Optimized routings. Highly accurate ETEs and fuel burn estimates. RAD-compliant. Completely do-it-yourself from your computer or Apple iPad.

Plan and file

Datalink

Stay connected with unlimited SATCOM and SITA VHF ACARS datalink for ANY business aircraft you operate, regardless of avionics type. And enjoy complete integration with our flight planning, weather, and fleet status applications – all through uvGO, available via your Apple® iPad®.

Stay connected

Mobile App

With uvGO, you can plan, build, and manage successful missions worldwide. You have access to do-it-yourself trip planning resources, as well as complete mission coordination through Universal.

Go mobile

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