UAS International Trip Support is at the JetExpo show anticipating a boom in business aviation traffic between Russia and key emerging markets such as China and the Middle East. The Dubai-based group sees this trend triggering growing demand for its flight planning and support services and it is committed to meeting this need with its network 400 local staff spread across 50 countries. UAS (Stand A106) now has regional headquarters in Dubai (the Middle East), Johannesburg (Africa) and Houston (Americas). This year the company has focused on strengthening its support network across Africa, and this has been bolstered by the opening of new offices in Kenya and Nigeria. In Asia, UAS has regional offices in India, China and Hong Kong.
UAS’s trip support services include flight plan preparation, weather services, overflight and landing permits, ground handling arrangements, catering, crew support and fuel purchasing. The company recently launched a new executive travel service that can assist with hotel bookings, VIP transportation, visa arrangements, security and concierge services. It also arranges charter flights. As an ISO9001:2008 certified organization, UAS only uses pre-screened handling agents who are required to have completed IATA training.