For Private Operators

    Make Every Mission a Success

    No two private operations are the same. They can range from a single owner-operator that flies regionally, to a large flight department for a multinational corporation. Their missions vary from moving executives and Heads of State to important meetings, to delivering aircraft and life-saving medical supplies. Each faces its own challenges in this increasingly complex world—and your challenges are unique to only you.

    With us, you have a partner with the resources, Global Community, and solutions to help you overcome these challenges and keep your operation moving.

    Discover how we can support you.

    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 the expectations of both you and those who land at our locations.

    Explore our network

    Air Culinaire Worldwide

    You can plan a trip perfectly, but if the in-flight catering falls apart, so does the passenger experience. At 1,400+ 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—your passengers and crew.

    Dine well

    Ground Transportation

    With Universal Private Transport, you’ll get the right vehicle, professional and courteous drivers, and clear communications – and all through licensed and insured providers with experience in crew and VIP ground transportation.

    Let’s drive

    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

    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

    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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