For Operations Based in North America

Local Attention. Worldwide Support.

How our Global Community in North America can serve you.

Dedicated Trip Support

Flying to or over a U.S. sanctioned country? Have questions about FCPA compliance at your destination? Considering CBP preclearance? Our dedicated teams at our Houston Headquarters specialize in the intricacies of international operations for North American operators.

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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 fuel experts can help you avoid the surprises to ensure you aren’t overpaying for fuel at the 5,000+ locations across North America and the world that accept the UVair Fueling Card.

See fuel differently

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 drive

Air Culinaire Worldwide

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 kitchens and associate catering partners can deliver a total in-flight catering experience that is on time and pleases the palates of those who matter most.

Dine well

Online Flight Planning

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

Plan and file

Datalink

Stay connected with unlimited SATCOM and SITA VHF ACARS datalink for ANY business aircraft you operate, regardless of avionics type. And enjoy complete integration with our flight planning, weather, and fleet status applications – all through uvGO, available via your Apple® iPad®.

Stay connected

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

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