Sale will allow Universal to accelerate growth plans

Global mission management provider, Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc., has completed the sale of its UVair Fueling Division to World Fuel Services (World Fuel).

“At Universal®, we’ve always been focused on not just supporting our customers’ needs today but looking ahead and taking the right steps to support their needs tomorrow,” said Universal Chairman, Greg Evans. “The sale of UVair is an important milestone in meeting those future needs.”

World Fuel is now the exclusive fuel provider for Universal – including Universal Trip Support and the uvGO digital mission management platform.

“I’m proud that Universal continues to have the most comprehensive, end-to-end mission management infrastructure in our industry,” said Evans. “That doesn’t change with the sale of UVair. We’re still committed to ensuring the success of our customers’ mission across every touchpoint we manage.”

Evans said that with the sale complete, Universal is now focused on accelerating growth and digital offerings.

“What I’m really excited about is that this sale will allow us to continue investing in the high-touch services our customers love, like our expanding global network, and we’re prioritizing what our digital platforms can do for you tomorrow,” said Evans. “We’ve got big plans moving forward, and as I said back when the sale was first announced – Universal has just begun to scratch the surface of where we’re headed.”

For more information on the announcement, visit https://www.universalweather.com/uvairworldfuel.

About Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.

You’re counted on to make every trip a success, but you don’t have to do it alone. Reduce your operating risk and stress by accessing a global community of resources dedicated to helping you prepare for unforeseen events, navigate the ever-changing regulatory environment, and manage your stakeholders’ expectations. Keep your organization moving and ensure mission success with complete and customized trip management services – coordinated through your dedicated trip support team, or online and on your Apple® iPad® and iPhone® via uvGO. For more information, contact worldwide sales at +1 (800) 231-5600 ext. 3300 (North America) or +1 (713) 944-1622 ext. 3300 (Worldwide).

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