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LATEST NEWS: Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. signs agreement to sell UVair Fueling Division to World Fuel Services
Global mission management provider, Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc., has signed a definitive agreement to sell its UVair Fueling Division to World Fuel Services… More…

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2019

2018

  • Jaclyn Gilbert elected to NBAA Certified Aviation Manager Governing Board

    Orlando, Fla. –  The National Business Aviation Association’s Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) Governing Board announced yesterday that it has elected Jaclyn Gilbert to its Governing Board. Gilbert, who earned her CAM designation in 2015, currently serves as Training Program Manager...

  • Universal Aviation Maldives to begin operations in November 2018

    Houston – Universal Aviation, the worldwide ground support division of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. (NBAA2018 exhibit #2256), announced that its newest location, Universal Aviation Maldives, will begin operations by the end of November 2018. Universal Aviation Maldives is headquartered at...

  • Universal Aviation Mexico opens fifth hangar at MMTO

    Universal Aviation Mexico, a joint venture between Avemex, and Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. to provide ground support throughout Mexico, has officially opened its new $3.5 million, 50,000 square-foot hangaron the property of their FBO at Toluca International Airport (MMTO).

  • Universal Aviation Italy unveils complete renovation of ground support facility at Rome Ciampino Airport

    Rome Ciampino, Italy – Universal Aviation Italy officially inaugurated the complete renovation of its ground support facilities in Rome Ciampino Airport (LIRA) during a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by clients, partners, and airport officials. Universal Aviation is the ground support...

  • Universal and GAK Korea announce co-branded UVair fuel and services card

    Houston – Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. and Global A.K.Co. Ltd (GAK Korea) announced the launch of a new co-branded UVair fuel and services card. The new card leverages the strengths of both organizations to offer GAK Korea clients preferred pricing on...

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  • Founded in 1959
  • 1,700 employees worldwide
  • Experience of 3M+ trip legs facilitated globally
  • 50+ ground support locations in 20+ countries
  • 21 owned and operated in-flight catering kitchens
  • A contract fuel program with 19,500 cardholders

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    • Aircraft Security Airside – Top GA Considerations
      by Tracie Carwile on September 16, 2019 at 18:00

      Aircraft guards are recommended for many worldwide locations and can be a worthwhile investment in enhancing safety and security of your operation, personnel and assets. These arrangements need to be considered early in the trip planning process as there are often airport authority restrictions and limitations to consider. The post Aircraft Security Airside – Top GA Considerations appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Ops Update: Upcoming Japan Emperor’s Enthronement in Tokyo – Restrictions announced
      by Hiroshi Higashiyama on September 13, 2019 at 11:50

      On October 22, 2019, Japan will hold an Emperor's Enthronement ceremony for its new Emperor, Naruhito. The event is expected to draw a large contingent of international dignitaries and is expected to impact business aviation operations to the country. The post Ops Update: Upcoming Japan Emperor’s Enthronement in Tokyo – Restrictions announced appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Business Aviation Destination Guide: Indonesia
      by Teguh Prasetyo on September 11, 2019 at 20:00

      Historically, operating to or over Indonesia required significant lead time, as the country had one of the longest lead-time requirements within the business aviation operating environment. Those requirements have been streamlined, making short-notice trips, planned tech stops, and schedule revisions now possible. Here’s everything you need to know about operating a business jet to Indonesia. The post Business Aviation Destination Guide: Indonesia appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Chairman’s Note* Universal to sell UVair Fueling Division to World Fuel Services
      by Greg Evans on August 22, 2019 at 13:30

      Dear Valued Friends and Colleagues, I’m writing to you personally, to inform you of some current developments at Universal. For the last 60 years, Universal has remained the industry leader in international mission support, by remaining nimble, not resting on our past successes, and always adapting to the ever-changing needs, of our industry and customers. Today, I’m pleased to announce that Universal has officially signed an agreement to sell our Contract Fuel Division, UVair, to World Fuel Services. Why did we do it? Universal has the most comprehensive, end-to-end mission management infrastructure in our industry. We integrate more phases of the mission, and we support more global trip legs than […] The post Chairman’s Note* Universal to sell UVair Fueling Division to World Fuel Services appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.