Unlimited datalink for any aircraft, anytime.

Through our partnership with Satcom Direct, you get unlimited SATCOM & SITA VHF ACARS datalink for ANY business aircraft you operate, regardless of avionics. Combine datalink with our online flight planning system, and you can build, file, and uplink flight plans directly to your aircraft – online or via your Apple® iPad® through uvGO. And all datalink/flight planning packages are billed on a single invoice at a fixed annual rate.

What you get.

Worldwide coverage 

Stay connected through worldwide SITA VHF, Iridium SATCOM, and Inmarsat SATCOM networks, as well as AVICOM VHF (Japan) and DECEA VHF (Brazil) networks.

Support for all business aviation avionics types

Including Airbus ATSU, Bombardier Vision, Gulfstream PlaneView®, Honeywell AFIS, Honeywell MARK II CMU, Honeywell MARK III CMU, Honeywell Primus Epic®, Dassault EASy, Rockwell Collins CMU/RIU, Rockwell Collins Fusion, Teledyne Controls TeleLink®, and Universal Avionics UniLink®.*

*Some older avionics types may require modifications or upgrades.

Unlimited service. One fixed rate.

One invoice. Once a year. Enjoy unlimited datalink service for your business aircraft.

Integrated online flight planning

Upgrade your datalink subscription to include our online flight planning system, allowing you to build, file, and uplink flight plans directly to your aircraft.

Online and mobile accessibility

Graphically track the position of your fleet. View message history. Access to online flight planning and other services you receive from Universal. All through uvGO.

Driven by a trusted name

Datalink services are provided by Satcom Direct® and are 100% integrated with uvGO.

What you can do.

Flight deck

  • Uplink flight plans and weather to your FMS
  • Uplink flight plans from Universal and
    third-party providers
  • Graphical flight deck weather
  • METARs, TAFs, NOTAMs, SIGMETs, PIREPs
  • Message direct to your Universal® trip support team or UVair® fuel team
  • Aircraft-to-aircraft communications
  • E-mail, fax, and text from FMS
  • Premium geolocation-based services
  • Enables use of SD FlightLogs, the automated flight logs solution

ATS Services

  • Pre-Departure Clearances (PDC/DCL)
  • Digital Airport Terminal Information Service (D-ATIS)
  • Terminal Weather Information for Pilots (TWIP)
  • ATC Advisory
  • Fully-automated Oceanic Clearances (OCX)
  • North Atlantic Track (NAT) messages
  • FANS ADS-C and CPDLC capability
    (avionics-dependent)
  • Link 2000+/ATN

Ground Operations

  • View position detail information for every aircraft in your fleet on an interactive map
  • Message to aircraft
  • Out/Off/On/In (OOOI) messages
  • Access message history to and from the aircraft
  • Automatic message forwarding for aircraft flight messages and reports (delay, diversion, ETA, position, etc.)

Maintenance

  • Engine data monitoring
  • Downlink requests for maintenance actions at destination stations
  • 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.