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.

    • Aircraft Security Airside – Top GA Considerations
      by Tracie Carwile on September 16, 2019 at 18:00

      Aircraft guards are recommended for many worldwide locations and can be a worthwhile investment in enhancing safety and security of your operation, personnel and assets. These arrangements need to be considered early in the trip planning process as there are often airport authority restrictions and limitations to consider. The post Aircraft Security Airside – Top GA Considerations appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Ops Update: Upcoming Japan Emperor’s Enthronement in Tokyo – Restrictions announced
      by Hiroshi Higashiyama on September 13, 2019 at 11:50

      On October 22, 2019, Japan will hold an Emperor's Enthronement ceremony for its new Emperor, Naruhito. The event is expected to draw a large contingent of international dignitaries and is expected to impact business aviation operations to the country. The post Ops Update: Upcoming Japan Emperor’s Enthronement in Tokyo – Restrictions announced appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Business Aviation Destination Guide: Indonesia
      by Teguh Prasetyo on September 11, 2019 at 20:00

      Historically, operating to or over Indonesia required significant lead time, as the country had one of the longest lead-time requirements within the business aviation operating environment. Those requirements have been streamlined, making short-notice trips, planned tech stops, and schedule revisions now possible. Here’s everything you need to know about operating a business jet to Indonesia. The post Business Aviation Destination Guide: Indonesia appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.

    • Chairman’s Note* Universal to sell UVair Fueling Division to World Fuel Services
      by Greg Evans on August 22, 2019 at 13:30

      Dear Valued Friends and Colleagues, I’m writing to you personally, to inform you of some current developments at Universal. For the last 60 years, Universal has remained the industry leader in international mission support, by remaining nimble, not resting on our past successes, and always adapting to the ever-changing needs, of our industry and customers. Today, I’m pleased to announce that Universal has officially signed an agreement to sell our Contract Fuel Division, UVair, to World Fuel Services. Why did we do it? Universal has the most comprehensive, end-to-end mission management infrastructure in our industry. We integrate more phases of the mission, and we support more global trip legs than […] The post Chairman’s Note* Universal to sell UVair Fueling Division to World Fuel Services appeared first on Universal® Operational Insight Blog.