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
  • 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.

    • How the coronavirus outbreak is impacting business aviation
      by Universal on April 5, 2020 at 15:44

      Special quarantine and health inspection procedures have been enforced in China and other locations in Asia and around the world in an attempt to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Extra planning and precaution is required if you are planning a trip to China and Asia. The post How the coronavirus outbreak is impacting business aviation appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • STILL FLYING: Humanitarian Cargo Flight of Masks from China to U.S.
      by Robert Moya on April 2, 2020 at 22:54

      With COVID-19 cases rising and personal protective equipment (PPE) dwindling, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker began looking for alternative ways to source vital masks for his state. Baker struck a deal with a manufacturer, Tencent, in China for more than one million masks. Getting them from China to the United States, however, was going to be the hard part. After learning about the need for an aircraft to make the delivery, New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft stepped up. The post STILL FLYING: Humanitarian Cargo Flight of Masks from China to U.S. appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Business Aircraft Ops to the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games and Paralympics
      by Hiroshi Higashiyama on March 30, 2020 at 12:28

      The 2020 Tokyo Summer Games and Paralympics are still a year away, but the time to begin planning is now. Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) has just released guidelines for non-scheduled aircraft operating to Japan for the Games. The post Business Aircraft Ops to the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games and Paralympics appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Helping Humanitarian Medical Supply Missions During the COVID-19 Crisis
      by Greg Evans on March 26, 2020 at 18:22

      Effective immediately, Universal Trip Support is waiving its fees on trip feasibility and consultation services and ground handling setup charges for any mission classified as a humanitarian medical supply flight to help ensure the success of these critical flights. The post Helping Humanitarian Medical Supply Missions During the COVID-19 Crisis appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.