About Us

Moving organizations that move the world.

Whether driving worldwide commerce or bringing people together to change and enrich lives, Universal® clients utilize business aircraft in ways that are critical to the global economy, aid in timely disaster relief, and much more. It is our role at Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. to help these missions succeed.

Each Universal employee, supplier, and partner around the globe is fully committed to going above and beyond to help our clients navigate an increasingly complex world, and keep their organizations moving. We do so by reducing the inherent risk and stress associated with complex, multi-leg trips by:

  • Proactively identifying potential challenges and delivering resourceful solutions
  • Learning, understanding, anticipating, and adapting to an ever-changing regulatory environment
  • Staying one step ahead of unforeseen events and mobilizing our Global Community of resources as needed

Our People

1,700 people around the world working together to deliver on our promise to our clients—an absolute commitment to the success of their missions.

Meet our people

Careers

Do you have a love for aviation? A strong sense of urgency? A passion for stellar customer service? Join us in helping move organizations that move the world.

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Corporate Responsibility

At Universal, we believe in giving back to our community. It just so happens that our community is the entire world.

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Government and Industry Affairs

We’re working on your behalf to make the world a friendlier place toward business aviation.

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Ethics & Compliance

At Universal, we are committed to conducting our business across the globe ethically and in compliance with applicable domestic and international laws and regulations.

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Our Brands

We started with just weather forecasting in 1959, but grew into trip support, contract fuel, ground handling, and catering. Discover how our global brands come together to support the success of our clients’ missions.

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Our Locations

Trip support operations centers. FBOs and ground handling locations. In-flight catering kitchens. Fueling card acceptance worldwide.

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Our History

We’ve got a story, and it’s a great one. Founder Tom Evans pioneered the trip support concept for business aviation soon after founding our company in 1959. His absolute commitment to his clients’ success is embedded in our DNA today.

Let’s go back in time

Become a Supplier

We are looking for ground handling, transport, and other logistics partners who share our core values and are committed to providing support that exceeds our clients’ expectations.

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Press Room

Need a subject matter expert for an article? Want to see what we’ve been up to? Start here.

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Contact

Questions about a trip or need to speak with any of our people or locations worldwide?

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  • Explore operational insights from our blog.

    • Caribbean: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact on Business Aviation
      by Universal on July 13, 2020 at 13:30

      Caribbean Anguilla July 8, 2020 Restriction expiration: July 14, 2020 ​​​​​​General Restrictions: The government has extended the State of Emergency until at least August 9. Exceptions are Medevac, Repatriation, Cargo, Humanitarian, Tech Stops and State flights.  The country’s land, sea, and air borders are closed. The movement of essential goods, humanitarian operations, and the repatriation of foreign nationals continues.​  As of June 26th, according to the Ministry of Transport, most international flights are still banned.  In Angola’s situation of Public Disaster Situation, only humanitarian and special flights will be allowed.  All passengers traveling to Angola must perform a RT-PCR SARS-cov-2 molecular The post Caribbean: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact on Business Aviation appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Business Aviation in Europe: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact
      by Universal on July 13, 2020 at 13:15

      COVID-19 business aviation flight restrictions in Europe. The post Business Aviation in Europe: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Middle East and Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on business aviation
      by Universal on July 10, 2020 at 21:00

      Africa & Middle East COVID-19 Flight Restrictions Algeria July 9, 2020 ​​​General Restrictions: Land, air, and sea connections for passenger travel remain suspended until further notice.​ Passenger flights are not authorized except in the event of repatriation of Algerian citizens.  All other flights require approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Passenger Restrictions: Must remain on board during tech stops. Must wear face masks while in public.  Social distancing should be practiced as well. Crew: Health Declaration forms are required for entry. Expect Medical temperature test and monitoring.  No RON or overnight stays. Check with team for specific documentation required The post Middle East and Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on business aviation appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on business aviation
      by Universal on July 10, 2020 at 14:10

      Special quarantine and health inspection procedures have been enforced in China and other locations in Asia and around the world in an attempt to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Extra planning and precaution is required if you are planning a trip to China and Asia. The post Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on business aviation appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.