Wheels Up, Bell Textron to launch helicopter service

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Wheels Up with Bell Textron will launch a helicopter service later this year. The initiative provides connecting service to flights by partner Delta Air Lines

In February, United Airlines placed a $1 billion order for 200 Archer eVTOL aircraft

Private aviation rival Directional Aviation bought helicopter share and jet card provider Associated Aircraft Group earlier this year

Wheels Up today announced it is partnering with Bell Textron, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company. It plans to develop short- and long-term solutions with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. The collaboration will focus on the growing demand for convenient intra-urban travel from city centers and regional airport helipads.    

Flexjet plans new corporate headquarters in Cleveland

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Flexjet’s new headquarters will ‘look like something out of The Jetsons,’ according to a local development official

According to multiple local media reports, Flexjet is expanding its headquarters at Cuyahoga County Airport in Richmond Heights outside Cleveland.

Directional’s Tuvoli acquires B2B platform FlyEasy.co

Flyeasy.com

Map-based business aviation search platform FlyEasy.co allows users the ability to search and request trip pricing from aircraft operators worldwide

Directional Aviation’s Tuvoli has added FlyEasy.co in an acquisition expected to be announced later today. It is a sister company to Flexjet, Sentient Jet, FXAIR, PrivateFly, and Associated Aircraft Group, a helicopter operator acquired last week.

Private Aviation Deal Book by Private Jet Card Comparisons

Private Aviation Deal Book

Let’s make a deal. The M&A market for private jet operators is hot. Over 50 deals, fundraises, launches, and bankruptcies detailed

(Updated March 18, 2021) The COVID-19 crisis may be bringing the already simmering mergers and acquisitions market for private jet operators and brokers back to a boil.

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