ATHENS, GREECE--(Marketwired - Sep 24, 2013) - Athens-based Universal Aviation Greece (LGAV/ATH) officially celebrated its 20th year of providing ground support services throughout Greece and all the Greek isles. Euro Aviation opened in 1993 and was re-branded as Universal Aviation Greece in 2011. Universal Aviation Greece first provides ground support services throughout Greece and is one of the oldest and most established locations within the Universal Aviation network. Universal Aviation is the ground support division of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. and has more than 40 locations in 19 countries.

"As those in business aviation know, FBOs and ground support locations come and go; however, we are able to celebrate 20 years of service today due to the support and loyalty of our clients," said Jonathan Howells, Senior Vice President International, Universal®.

"Universal Aviation Greece continues to grow its capabilities in Athens, mainland Greece and the Islands which remain a key destination for Universal customers," said Greg Evans, Chairman, Universal. "Despite the recent economic volatility of the region, Universal Aviation Greece continues to flourish and remains a critical member of our Universal Aviation ground support network."

Ground support services at Athens from Universal Aviation Greece include:

  • Full VIP meet-and-greet service
  • Customs and immigration on site
  • Diplomatic and VIP passenger coordination
  • Drive-up ramp access (with prior permission)
  • Commercial transfers if required
  • UVair® contract jet fuel
  • VIP catering passenger lounge
  • Crew rest lounge
  • Independently operated car and limousine rental
  • 24-hour security
  • Air-taxi services
  • Commercial aircraft transfers

"Over the last two decades, I am proud to say that our clients have shown time after time that they will stick with us in good times and bad," said Yiannis Arkoulis, Managing Director of Universal Aviation Greece. "I'd like to personally thank our clients for their loyalty and we look forward to supporting their operations in Greece and the islands for the next 20 years and beyond."

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You have a simple mandate: make every trip successful -- no matter what. And your job isn't getting any easier. You have to manage stakeholders' expectations, stay on top of regulatory changes, be prepared for the unexpected occurrences that can happen -- and do all of these with fewer resources. By working with Universal, you drive risk out of these challenges by having the ability to set pre-trip expectations, understand and anticipate regulatory changes, and by having access to a global community that can adapt and execute when trouble strikes. Keep the guarantees you make to your organization by relying on Universal's complete trip management services -- customized trip support, fuel management through UVair, worldwide ground support from Universal Aviation, online flight planning, aviation safety management system (SMS) services, data link, flight scheduling software, and much more.

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