Airport slots, and securing hotel accommodations are among the larger challenges when planning general aviation (GA) operations to Koror (PTRO). ...
Senior Trip Support Specialist Dave Saunders has particular areas of expertise in the Southeast Asian region – including China, Hong Kong and the South Pacific Islands – as well as with Africa and Middle East operations. With 34 years in the aviation industry, and the previous 7 years with Universal, Dave is well known for creating workable solutions for difficult problems. For many Universal clients Dave is their "go-to guy" should issues develop in the pre-trip planning process, during active trips away from home base and/or in the event of a flight diversion requiring immediate attention. A recipient of both Employee of the Month and Unsung Hero awards, he's also a certified instructor for ramp ops, weight/balance load control and airport operations for both major and remote destinations worldwide. Dave earned a degree in Business Management at Virginia Tech and says that he's always in the process of learning.