For Procurement Professionals

You have BIG questions to ask.
And a BIGGER decision to make.

Anyone can deliver a flight plan or permit. But do they have the knowledge and global resources to fully support your flight operation—even if the mission faces an unplanned challenge? Do they have a plan for emergency management and disaster preparedness? What types of redundancies do they have in their systems? Are they compliant with FCPA? Are they proactively safeguarding your sensitive data?

Choosing the right partner is an important decision, and we know you have a lot of questions to ask.

Whether you are gathering requirements for an RFP, or are ready to send one, we are looking forward to speaking with you.

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Phone: +1 713-944-1622 ext. 3300
Email: rfp@univ-wea.com

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Ethics and Compliance

Depending on the scenario, a so called “facilitation fee” paid to an airport employee may be considered a bribe under international anti-bribery laws. And if your handler pays a bribe on your behalf, you may be liable.

At Universal, we’ve set a high standard among trip support providers with our industry-leading Ethics and Compliance program. By partnering with us, you can be confident we are taking the right steps to help keep your organization in compliance.

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      by Kathy Self on August 15, 2018 at 11:30

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    • UK Charter Permits – Regulatory Compliance
      by Jason Hayward on August 9, 2018 at 11:30

      The processing of charter permits for the UK is managed by the UK CAA. It's important to be aware of the permit request and revision lead time policies. Also, authorities are taking steps to eliminate "grey" charter flights that will affect operators not obtaining necessary authorizations for travel to the UK... […]

    • Operating to Japan – Part 3: Ground Handling, Security & Local Services
      by Hiroshi Higashiyama on July 30, 2018 at 11:30

      Ground handling services in Japan are known for their reliability, quality and high level of customer care. Still, we recommend operators provide advance notification for all required services, fuel uplifts and in-flight catering to ensure any potential delays are avoided. […]

    • Operating to Japan – Part 2: Permits, Slots & CIQ
      by Hiroshi Higashiyama on July 24, 2018 at 11:30

      For most private non-revenue operations to Japan there's no requirement for either overflight or landing permits. However, obtaining preferred airport slots for Tokyo area airports can present challenges from time to time. […]