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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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Gama Aviation lowers profit forecast for 2018

Gama Aviation lowers profit forecast for 2018

Gama Aviation, the London AIM listed business aviation company, has lowered its 2018 profit forecast by $3 million. The announcement surprised investors as on September 24, when it announced half year results, it had restated its forecast.Shares in Gama Aviation

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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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Miami Marlins introduce Wheels Up as team’s Private Aviation Partner

Miami Marlins introduce Wheels Up as team’s Private Aviation Partner

Miami, Florida- 4 June 2018  – The Miami Marlins announced Wheels Up as the team’s Official Private Aviation Partner, with a focus on promoting Wheels Up services in the Marlins Green Room, presented by Ciroc. Wheels Up will now have the

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Wheels Up turns customer into CFO

Wheels Up turns customer into CFO

When Eric Jacobs took a call from a headhunter asking him if he would consider joining Wheels Up, the business aviation membership company, as CFO he immediately said he was interested. Jacobs was already a member of its 8760-starter programme

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Business Aviation: Helping golfers catch a break?

Business Aviation: Helping golfers catch a break?

From Boeing 787 flybys over the 18th green at the RBC Heritage to team logo jets – sports and aviation is not an uncommon pairing. While the spectrum of the relationship is vast, business aviation has a particular affiliation with

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A beginners guide to: Flight programmes

A beginners guide to: Flight programmes

Not everyone wants to buy an aircraft and there have never been so many other options. Comparing companies that offer a variety of different products, from fractional ownership to club memberships, this beginner’s guide will help you decide which programme

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XOJET pivots to subscription with new products

XOJET pivots to subscription with new products

This month XOJET, the US operator and charter company, announced that it is adding mid-size and light jets to its Elite Access membership. It also added a new product – Select Access, for passengers flying less than 25 hours a

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CJI Five Minute Week – Friday August 5, 2017

CJI Five Minute Week – Friday August 5, 2017

… Or, the one where Alud surprises nobody and picks a Chinese-registered aircraft as his aircraft of the week. In this week’s Five Minute Week, we take a look at Wheels Up, which is celebrating its fourth birthday this month.

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