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UAS International Trip SupportUAS International Trip Support
Type
Privately held company
IndustryBusiness aviation
Founded2000
FoundersOmar Hosari, Mohammed Husary, Mike Mamoun Milli, and Mohsen Felo
Defunct
Headquarters,
Houston, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, and Dubai,
Area served
ServicesFlight planning, aviation weather, Jet A fuel, aircraft ground handling, and aviation security
Members
Number of employees
400
Websitewww.uas.aero
address
telephone

UAS International Trip Support (commonly referred to as UAS) is a privately held company that provides services that belong to the general aviation industry. UAS has continental headquarters in Houston, Johannesburg,[1] Hong Kong[2] and Dubai, as well as regional offices in China, India,[3] Nigeria, and Kenya.[4]

UAS also runs a scholarship program to fund aviation training in Africa,[5] raising earmarked travel funds for the nonprofit organization through its Make-A-Wish Initiative,[6] and providing free trips to non-profit organizations, for example Orbis International.[7] UAS has been contributing to the NBAA International Operators Conference (IOC) Scholarship on a yearly basis.[8][9]

In December 2016, business aviation group Deer Jet concluded the acquisition of major shares in UAS to become the major shareholder. Under the terms of the agreement, UAS Group executive management continues under the leadership of both Co-Owners/Founders Mohammed Husary as Executive President alongside Omar Hosari as Chief Executive Officer. The partnership was designed to enhance the capabilities of both companies and accelerate their strategic goals.

Accomplishments[edit]

UAS was awarded Aviation Business Magazine 2014 Ground Support Service Provider of the Year,[10] Aviation Business Magazine Corporate Social Responsibility.[10] UAS has also been the recipient of the industry award Aviation Business Magazine 2015 Marketer of the Year from the American Marketing Association.[11]

UAS Functionalities[edit]

UAS business functions fall under three categories: Trip Support Services, Executive Travel Services and Air Charter Services.

UAS provides a broad complement of trip support solutions: flight planning and weather services; ground handling; short-notice overflight and landing permits; pre-arranged fuel, airport and ground assistance for crew and passengers; hotel accommodation; ground transportation; concierge services, and catering arrangements.[12] In 2015, UAS International Trip Support and EPIC Aviation announced the launch of their fuel program components, which provide substantial added value to customers in North America.[13]. Getting China in also expanded UAS[14].

Memberships and affiliations[edit]

  • Strategic Partner in International Air Transport Association (IATA)[15]
  • Launch member for African Business Aviation Association (AFBAA)[16]
  • National Business Aviation Association, Inc. (NBAA)[17]
  • European Business Aviation Association (EBAA)[18]
  • Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA)[19]
  • Platinum member in Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA)[20]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "UAS Expands African Trip Support With Johannesburg HQ". Aviation International News. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  2. "Arabian Aerospace - UAS expands its operations into Asia Pacific region". arabianaerospace.aero. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  3. "Trip Support Firm UAS Adds Office in New Delhi". Aviation International News. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  4. "UAS - UAS Places Country Managers to Provide Local Flight and Ground Support in Nine Key Locations in Africa". globalaviator.co.za. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  5. "Bizav Trip Planner UAS Plants Roots in Africa". Aviation International News. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  6. "UAS International Initiative". Make-A-Wish® Central and Northern Florida. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  7. "UAS International Trip Support". orbis.org. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  8. NBAA Announces Recipients of 2013 International Operators Committee Scholarship
  9. "NBAA Announces Recipients of 2015 International Operators Scholarships - NBAA - National Business Aviation Association". nbaa.org. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Winners 2014 - Aviation Business Awards". itp.com. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  11. "WINNERS 2014". CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AWARD. itp.com. 30 March 2015. Retrieved 3 March 2016.
  12. "Trip Support Specialist Boosts Presence In The Americas". www.ainonline.com. Charles Alcock. 14 August 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2016.
  13. "EPIC Aviation and UAS International Trip Support Offering Goes Live". Finance. 21 April 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2016.
  14. Shaw-Smith, Peter. "China venture expands UAS FBO presence". Aviation International News. Retrieved 2019-01-28.
  15. IATA. "IATA - Directory of Strategic Partners". iata.org. Archived from the original on 27 March 2015. Retrieved 28 October 2015. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  16. "AFBAA Members". African Business Aviation Association.
  17. "Member Directory". National Business Aviation Association. Retrieved March 18, 2014.
  18. "List of Members". European Business Aviation Association. Retrieved March 18, 2014.
  19. "Members (U)". Middle East Business Aviation Association. Retrieved February 23, 2014.
  20. "Platinum Members". Asian Business Aviation Association. Archived from the original on March 18, 2014. Retrieved March 18, 2014. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)


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