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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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#WheelsUpGoesPink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

#WheelsUpGoesPink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Wheels Up kicks off its #WheelsUpGoesPink campaign as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the debut of the first-ever pink Beechcraft King Air 350i. This initiative represents an event in the world of private aviation and the Pink Plane

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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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Wheels Up fleet will grow to 55 aircraft by the end of the year

Wheels Up fleet will grow to 55 aircraft by the end of the year

Wheels Up will grow its fleet to 55 aircraft by the end of 2015. The company’s fleet currently has 45 aircraft: 35 King Air 350is and 10 Citation Excel / XLSs. Wheels Up say that they will add five new

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Kenny’s Pink King Air

Kenny’s Pink King Air

NOTE: The below originally appeared as the editorial in our September 1 One Minute Week newsletter. To find out more, and sign up for free, please click here.   Let’s be honest, most paint schemes on business aircraft are pretty dull.

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Wheels Up takes delivery of pink King Air for breast cancer awareness

Wheels Up takes delivery of pink King Air for breast cancer awareness

Wheels Up has taken delivery of a pink King Air 350i. The aircraft will fly for a year in the pink version of the Wheels Up scheme as a way to increase awareness of breast cancer. Wheels Up lands in

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Wheels Up sponsors American Pharoah at Belmont Stakes

Wheels Up sponsors American Pharoah at Belmont Stakes

Wheels Up sponsored thoroughbred racehorse American Pharoah at the Belmont Stakes on 6 June. The horse won the race, and in doing so became the first winner of the triple crown since 1978. As part of the sponsorship, Wheels Up

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Wheels Up lands in Geneva

Wheels Up lands in Geneva

Airshows are filled with record orders that never deliver. And re-signings of old ones that have been tweaked. So it is refreshing to see Wheels Up exercise an option on another 35 King Airs with Textron Aviation. It is another

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