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Delta Up: Kenny Dichter’s latest deal (for now)

Delta Up: Kenny Dichter’s latest deal (for now)

Few people can sell or market a business as brilliantly as Kenny Dichter, the founder and CEO of Wheels Up.   He has proven this with the private aviation company Wheels Up and with other start-ups he co-founded including Marquis

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Delta takes biggest stake in Wheels Up

Delta takes biggest stake in Wheels Up

Delta Air Lines executive jet division Delta Private Jets has taken a stake in Wheels Up. Although the terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed, Kenny Dichter, founder of Wheels Up, told CNBC that Delta will be the

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‘We see an opportunity to bring private flying to millions’: Wheels Up Founder & CEO Kenny Dichter

‘We see an opportunity to bring private flying to millions’: Wheels Up Founder & CEO Kenny Dichter

Kenny Dichter: wants to bring private flying to millions of new customers. An ambitious plan to attract millions of new customers to private aviation, using smart phone technology, was unveiled by Kenny Dichter, CEO of the private aviation membership company

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Wheels Up acquires tech company Avianis

Wheels Up acquires tech company Avianis

A month after closing on $128.4M for its Class D Equity Round, which valued Wheels Up at over $1.1 billion, the private aviation company has bought the technology and flight management systems company, Avianis, demonstrating that the new battleground for

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Wheels Up partners with HeliFlite for airport transfers

Wheels Up partners with HeliFlite for airport transfers

Just a day after announcing its acquisition of Transport Management Company (TMC), Wheels Up has now partnered with US helicopter charter operator HeliFlite to offer Wheels Up members access to helicopter transport to and from private aviation airports. Wheels Up

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Wheels Up buys Travel Management Company

Wheels Up buys Travel Management Company

Wheels Up, the business aviation membership company, has acquired Travel Management Company. TMC has a fleet of 26 Hawker owned 400XP aircraft. Wheels Up owns 93 aircraft which are operated by Gama Aviation. “Wheels Up is officially in deal mode,”

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The tech arms race

The tech arms race

  Once you have got past the tourists outside, there is a surprising calm in the Wheels Up offices (it possibly helped that Kenny Dichter, the founder of Wheels Up, was not in that day). But one of the things

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Wheels Up 2030: 75,000 members and 1000 King Airs

Wheels Up 2030: 75,000 members and 1000 King Airs

Lots of companies claim to be the fastest growing in business aviation. It is an easy statement to make and, in an industry with little public data, a hard one to challenge. But Wheels Up, the membership company, can prove

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Wheels Up hits 100,000 flight with Gama Aviation

Wheels Up hits 100,000 flight with Gama Aviation

Wheels Up, the business aviation membership company, has flown its 100,000 flight. Gama Aviation, which operates flight for the business aviation membership, says the sector was flown by N861UP, a King Air 350 flying from Jacksonville Florida to Nashville Tennessee on Wednesday July

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Biggest brands in business aviation 2017

Biggest brands in business aviation 2017

Unless they are part of the select few, that own or charter business aircraft, few people know much about business aviation. Less than 30% of Americans can name one business aviation company according to a survey we conducted with more than

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