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.

    • How the coronavirus outbreak is impacting business aviation
      by Alan Pong on February 19, 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 How the coronavirus outbreak is impacting business aviation appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Aircraft Ops planning for the 2020 World Golf Championship – Mexico
      by Universal on February 17, 2020 at 17:01

      Are you operating to Mexico City for the 2020 World Golf Championship – Mexico? Since the tournament moved to Mexico in 2017, it has steadily grown in popularity and attendance, including a sellout in 2019. With a field of 70+ professional golfers, including most of the top 50 players in the world, and more than $10 million in prize money, this is a bucket-list event for golf enthusiasts. The post Aircraft Ops planning for the 2020 World Golf Championship – Mexico appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Attending SDC2020? The Pro’s Guide to getting the MOST from SDC.
      by Anabel Monson on February 17, 2020 at 16:20

      Attending the NBAA Schedulers & Dispatcher Conference (SDC2020)? Expert advice on what to wear, what to do, what to get, where to visit , and more. The post Attending SDC2020? The Pro’s Guide to getting the MOST from SDC. appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • The Best Business Aviation Conferences for 2020
      by Anabel Monson on February 13, 2020 at 14:00

      Here are some of the biggest and best conferences for business aviation that should be on your radar for 2020. The post The Best Business Aviation Conferences for 2020 appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.