Wheels Up, Delta Air Lines to combine their private jet businesses

Delta Private Jets and Wheels Up will have over 190 private aircraft

The deal is expected to close in early 2020, subject to closing conditions and required governmental and regulatory approvals 

Delta will take an equity stake in Wheels Up becoming its largest shareholder

Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed

The transaction sets up a three-horse race with Directional Aviation and Vista Global as they battle market leader NetJets

Wheels Up’s busy 2019 included raising more money, acquiring light jet operator TMC Jets, tech platform Avianis, expanding its jet sharing membership, plus launching fixed-rate programs for light and super-midsize jets

Last week it announced a major revamp of its own jet membership programs

Is Wheels Up now poised for international expansion?

Wheels Up and Delta Air Lines this morning are announcing they have reached a definitive agreement to combine their private jet businesses.

“This groundbreaking partnership will democratize private aviation – making the convenience of private jet travel accessible to more consumers,” said Delta CEO Ed Bastian.

Delta Private Jets’ jet card sale offers over $30,000 in perks

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Jet card buyers can earn bonuses of more than 12% between extra funds, free nights at Exclusive Resorts, Apple computers, and more

On the heels of its Black Friday – Cyber Monday sale for its Sky Access empty leg program, Delta Private Jets is rolling out several significant promotions targeting regular jet card users. The deals are all valid through the end of December.

Delta Private Jets sets jet card offer for Saks Fifth Avenue customers

Offer benefits are worth at least $13,185 on a $150,000 jet card providing an 8.8% added value

Delta Private Jets has teamed with Saks Fifth Avenue in an “Open the door to luxury” promotion. The offer targets customers of the retailer.

The offer is valid through Dec. 31, 2019. It provides extra value for all Delta Private Jets products: jet cards, on-demand charter, and its Sky Access empty leg program.

Delta Private Jets enhances its Sky Access empty leg membership program

If you hate the airport, don’t hate the airline. Wholly owned by Delta Air Lines, Delta Private Jets offers on-demand charter, jet cards and a nifty empty leg membership program.

 

Delta Private Jets (DPJ) announced today that it is enhancing its Sky Access membership program by making it easier for members to book empty leg flights and by offering a 20% discount off select, published Delta Air Lines fares to get you home from your empty leg destination. 

Delta Private Jets Sets Free Super Bowl Ticket Promotion

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The private aviation subsidiary of Delta Air Lines is offering two tickets to the big game in Minneapolis for folks who buy $250,000 jet cards

 

Much of Delta Private Jets’ (DPJ) recent focus seemed to be around letting everyone know there was a strong connection with the mother ship, Delta Air Lines. While DPJ customers have long earned Medallion frequent flier status, a new feature allows members to use SkyMiles to buy jet cards. Since you can transfer American Express Membership Rewards points to SkyMiles, for people who run up millions of dollars in annual spending, it was a very interesting way to use what might sometimes seem like an insurmountable pile of points. 

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