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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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Wheels Up announces CARES Philanthropy program

Wheels Up announces CARES Philanthropy program

Kenny Dichter, CEO and founder of Wheels Up has launched Wheels Up CARES, a philanthropic initiative to raise awareness and funds for a cause important to the company, and its members. Through the WHEELS UP CARES program, a Wheels Up

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The other big winner at Wimbledon

The other big winner at Wimbledon

The biggest shock at the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament this year was Sam Querry beating Novak Djokovic. Djokovic, a 12-time Grand Slam champion holds all four major titles and has won the last two Wimbledon tournaments. It is arguably one of

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Wheels Up adds products to its membership offers

Wheels Up adds products to its membership offers

Kenny Dichter Wheels Up founder and chief executive has announced new product offerings and the launch of a new 8760 Membership tier, both of which the corporate jet company said would enhance the Wheels Up brand and its mission to

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Half a unicorn

Half a unicorn

NOTE: The below originally appeared as the editorial in our November 17 One Minute Week newsletter. To find out more, and sign up for free, please click here.   Being sceptical is not a bad thing. Airshows need polemists as well

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Wheels Up lands up to $115 million in new capital

Wheels Up lands up to $115 million in new capital

Wheels Up has completed first closing on a capital raise of up to $115 million. The money has been invested through funds and trusts managed by T Rowe Price Associates, Fidelity Management and Research Company and NEA. Kenny Dichter, Wheels

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Wheels Up promotes Bob Garrymore

Wheels Up promotes Bob Garrymore

Wheel Up has promoted Robert (Bob) Garrymore to president of Corporate Sales. He takes up his new post immediately. Garrymore has over 20 years of private jet aviation experience overseeing sales, aircraft management, flight operations and customer service. Garrymore previously

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