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.

    • Chairman’s Note* – Big News in Beijing to improve your experience!
      by Greg Evans on November 14, 2019 at 16:20

      Effective Dec. 1, 2019, our Universal Aviation China ground handling experts will now have on-ramp access to provide supervisory services in coordination with CJET’s handlers at ZBAA. And that’s not all. Our team is going to be working closely with CJET not only to enhance service, security, and safety standards on the ramp but also your experience inside the FBO. The post Chairman’s Note* – Big News in Beijing to improve your experience! appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • How the new GAT at SBGR in Sao Paulo impacts business aviation
      by Adonis Bastos on November 6, 2019 at 20:40

      A new general aviation terminal recently opened at Description at São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport (SBGR). Since the opening, there has been confusion among operators on whether they are required to use the GAT, if they still need a ground handler, and how pricing of the GAT is charged. Here’s what you need to know. The post How the new GAT at SBGR in Sao Paulo impacts business aviation appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Tips for Flying a Business Jet to Mexico for the Chiefs vs Chargers Football Game
      by Manuel Girault on November 4, 2019 at 14:30

      Attending the Chiefs vs Rams NFL game in Mexico? Expert advice on which airport to choose, where to park, which ground handler to use and current jet fuel prices. The post Tips for Flying a Business Jet to Mexico for the Chiefs vs Chargers Football Game appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Caribbean Peak Season Bizjet Travel – How to eliminate “island time” ops stress
      by Brandon Sladecek on November 4, 2019 at 12:30

      As the fall and winter temperatures drop across the Northern Hemisphere, flocks of tourists descend upon the crystalline waters and picturesque beaches of the Caribbean islands to relax, recharge and engage in leisurely island time. And while the pace may be slow and the vibe laid-back on the islands themselves, for operators of business jets traveling to the region during the islands’ peak season, issues such as limited parking, hotels and fuel can create operational risk and stress. Here’s everything you need to know to make sure your missions run smooth. 1. Peak travel period Peak travel season in the The post Caribbean Peak Season Bizjet Travel – How to eliminate “island time” ops stress appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.