Products and Services

Successful missions. Customized your way.

The fundamentals of a trip are always the same: A flight plan, some permits, fuel, ground support, catering, and the list goes on. But what if the unexpected arises? Bad weather. A sick passenger. A regulatory change. These things happen. And they can happen at any time.

That’s why it’s so important to choose a partner who proactively anticipates these risks, and has the knowledge and global resources to quickly respond and provide resourceful solutions. No matter the issue. No matter where you are. We have the products, services, and most importantly, the people, to help you achieve success.

Customize the level of support you need from us to help keep you and your organization moving.

Trip Support

With us, you get more than just flight plans, weather, and trip coordination. You get a dedicated team proactively anticipating, staying on top of, and quickly adapting to whatever challenge may arise. All with a singular goal of helping you achieve a successful mission – every time.

Continue your success

Global Regulatory Services

SENEAM, UK-APD, BOE, APIS, EU-ETS, OFAC. The global regulatory environment continually changes. Our experts will help you stay on top of it all, and alleviate some paperwork along the way.

Stay on top of the regulations

UVair Fuel Program

Are hidden fuel costs eating away at your bottom line? Lost time, missing taxes, and unexpected fees can quickly add up. Our experts can help you avoid the surprises to ensure you aren’t overpaying for fuel.

See fuel differently

Universal Aviation

Strict operating and customer service standards. Industry-leading training and audit systems. With Universal Aviation, you have access to a global network of FBOs and ground support locations committed to exceeding your expectations – each and every time you land.

Explore our network

Global Concierge Services

With Air2Ground Concierge, your passengers and crew will receive a higher level of service on the ground than what they typically receive from the handler at challenging and high-risk destinations.

Make arrangements

In-flight Catering

You can plan a trip perfectly, but if the in-flight catering falls apart, so does the passenger experience. At 1,800+ airports across the globe, Air Culinaire Worldwide can deliver a total in-flight catering experience that is on time and pleases the palates of those who matter most.

Dine well

Chauffeured Ground Transportation

With Universal-Drivania, you can arrange chauffeured ground transportation anywhere in the world and be confident that your arrangements are managed seamlessly with your overall Universal® trip, so that nothing is missed.

Let’s go for a ride

Online Flight Planning

Worldwide flight planning and weather. Optimized routings. Highly accurate ETEs and fuel burn estimates. Completely do-it-yourself from your favorite web browser or Apple® iPad®.

Plan and file

Datalink

We’ve partnered with Satcom Direct® to deliver a complete datalink communications solution for all avionics types. Keep your aircraft connected with messaging via SATCOM and SITA VHF networks. Enjoy complete integration with our flight planning, weather, and fleet status applications – all through uvGO, available for download on your Apple iPad and online.

Stay connected

Airport Data Licensing

There’s no other database of business aviation airports and FBOs out there that is used and audited for accuracy as much as ours. That’s why nearly every major flight scheduling software provider trusts our data to help feed their applications.

License data for your applications

Mobile App

With uvGO, you can plan, build, and manage successful missions worldwide. You have access to do-it-yourself trip planning resources, as well as complete mission coordination through Universal.

Go mobile

  • Explore operational insights from our blog.

    • Lunar New Year – How it impacts business aviation ops
      by Alan Pong on January 23, 2020 at 14:00

      Lunar New Year (also known as Chinese New Year) has a huge impact on business aviation in terms of airport congestion and sold-out hotels/services throughout much of Asia. This year's Lunar New Year holiday takes place from Feb. 4-10, 2019. But congestion and service limitations are likely to start as soon as January 30th and continue through February 11th... The post Lunar New Year – How it impacts business aviation ops appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Ops Update: 2020 Equipment regulation changes and filing requirements
      by Robert Moya on January 22, 2020 at 21:36

      Several aircraft equipment regulatory changes have recently and will soon go into effect. These changes will impact operations over the United States, North Atlantic, and Europe. The post Ops Update: 2020 Equipment regulation changes and filing requirements appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • APIS, TSA and DOT Authorization Info for Non-U.S. Registered Business Aircraft
      by Adam Hartley on January 22, 2020 at 20:50

      It’s important to keep in mind that filing APIS does not negate the requirement to notify customs of your arrival. Contact Universal's Global Regulatory Services Team for the latest APIS filing requirements and to help manage APIS revisions. The post APIS, TSA and DOT Authorization Info for Non-U.S. Registered Business Aircraft appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Japan Ops Update – New mandatory luggage inspections and expansion of domestic ops permit
      by Hiroshi Higashiyama on January 21, 2020 at 15:01

      Early in 2020, Japan announced increased security inspections of luggage of arrival/departing private jet passengers as well as an expansion for domestic operation permits. The post Japan Ops Update – New mandatory luggage inspections and expansion of domestic ops permit appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.