SOURCE: Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.

Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.

April 14, 2013 21:00 ET

Universal Opens Regional Trip Support Center in Hong Kong

Trip Support Services Asia Provides 24/7 Support for Asia-Based Operators

SHANGHAI, CHINA--(Marketwired - Apr 14, 2013) - Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. (exhibit #P204) announced that it has expanded its growing global presence in Asia with the official opening of its new 24/7 Hong Kong-based trip support office, Trip Support Services Asia.

"Asia-based companies have realized the true value and flexibility their aircraft can provide, resulting in more trips both within and outside the region," Charlie Mularski, Vice President, Asia-Pacific Region, Universal®. "To keep up with that growing demand, we've assembled a dedicated team of professional trip owners with local and cultural knowledge, providing 24/7 expertise to our Asia-based clients in their own time zone and language.

"With the addition of our Trip Support Services Asia office, it's even easier to work with us, as we now have regional trip support, ground support and fuel experts on the ground in the Asia-Pacific region. These offices combined with our online tools, allow us to provide a total trip management solution for our Asia-based customers' trips whether they are traveling regionally or are relying on our global resources on more complex multi-leg international operations outside of their comfort zone," said Mularski.

Including TSS Asia, Universal now has more than 200 employees in the Asia-Pacific region, including Universal Aviationsm ground support offices in China (Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai); India (New Delhi, Mumbai); Japan (Tokyo, Narita, Osaka-Kansai, Sapporo; Eastern Russia (Khabarovsk); Singapore; Australia (Sydney, Perth); Hawaii (Kona, Hilo, Honolulu, Kahului, Lanai, Lihue); and a UVair® Fuel Operations Center in Singapore.

For more information on the new Universal regional trip support office in Hong Kong, visit Universal exhibit #P204 or contact Head of Trip Support Services Asia, Edmond Yuen at

About Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.
Universal® 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, aircraft data link, safety management systems (SMS) resources, flight scheduling software, and more. 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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