SOURCE: Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.
HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Aug 9, 2012) - Universal Aviationsm, the ground-support division of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. (Universal®), has officially opened a full-service FBO exclusively focused on business-aviation traffic at L.F. Wade International Airport (TXKF). Universal Aviation Bermuda features dedicated customs and immigration onsite, a dedicated fuel truck, 130,000-square-feet ramp parking, fully equipped lounges, and conference rooms. Additionally, all ground support employees are certified by the National Air Transportation Association's Safety 1st Professional Line Service Training program.
"We are excited to welcome Universal Aviation to Bermuda. We believe that Universal Aviation's presence here will not only further enhance the experience of general-aviation passengers traveling to and from the Island, but will make Bermuda an even more appealing stopover destination for European-based traffic crossing the Atlantic," said Aaron Adderley, General Manager, Bermuda L.F. Wade International Airport.
Amenities at Universal Aviation Bermuda include:
- On-site customs and immigration clearance
- Dedicated fuel truck for business aviation, owned and operated by Universal Aviation
- 130,000 square feet of ramp parking
- Employees trained to Universal Aviation's global standards and all ramp employees certified in the National Air Transportation Association's Safety 1st Professional Line Service Training program
- Complete concierge services for all on-island needs, including hotel accommodations, catering, and ground transportation
- Passenger lounge
- Crew lounge with kitchenette and showers
- Conference room with seating for up to 10
- WiFi throughout facility
- Easy access for crew to beach area, dining, and entertainment options
"Whether operators are taking advantage of Bermuda's strategic geographic location as a tech stop, or making the island their final destination, we will continue to provide the level of service customers are used to around the world," said Adolfo Aragon, Senior Vice President, Universal Aviation. "With on-site customs and immigration and our own dedicated fuel truck, operators will have no need to travel to the main terminal or wait behind commercial traffic for fuel, allowing us to accommodate quick-turn tech stops with the highest degree of safety and efficiency."
For more information on Universal Aviation Bermuda, contact Sheldon Steede, Office Manager, at (441) 533-7440, or e-mail Bermuda@universalaviation.aero. For more information and a complete listing of all Universal Aviation locations worldwide, visit www.universalaviation.aero.
Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. has 50+ years of experience in supporting business aviation and more than 2.5 million trip legs facilitated. Universal has the knowledge and expertise to accomplish our shared purpose: the success of your trip. Our comprehensive resources include customized trip support, convenience through the UVair Fuel Program, worldwide ground support, online flight planning, and data link, and more. Universal Aviationsm, the ground support division of Universal, has more than 40 locations in 20 countries, and is known for adherence to standards for consistent, professional, personalized services, and regional expertise. Multilingual staff members provide solutions including UVair® fuel, credit for approved customers, trip planning, and more through Universal®. For more information, contact worldwide sales at (800) 231-5600 ext. 3300 (North America) or (713) 944-1622 ext. 3300 (Worldwide).
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