Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes to front for Executive AirShare

The Kansas-based fractional jet card seller will use the up and coming hometown quarterback to build awareness a week after opening a base in Denver, home of the archrival Broncos

 

While last week Executive AirShare announced it was expanding west with a Denver base, today the company announced a multiyear partnership agreement with Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. The agreement follows the recent announcement of a long-term partnership between the private aircraft services provider and the Chiefs. We won’t tell Broncos fans. 

Wheels Up is backing Justify for the Triple Crown at the 2018 Belmont Stakes

Jet card membership providers Wheels Up and Sentient Jet will both be using horse racing this weekend to promote their private aviation programs

 

Wheels Up said today it has signed as exclusive sponsor of undefeated Thoroughbred racehorse Justify (4-to-5 odds) as he competes at the 2018 Belmont Stakes to become the second Triple Crown winner in 40 years this Saturday, June 9. As part of the sponsorship, Wheels Up will appear as the only brand logo on Justify and his jockey, Mike Smith, covering the horse’s blanket and Smith’s pant legs, turtleneck, and boots. 

Executive AirShare scores football partnership with the Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas-based private aviation company sells fractional shares, leases and jet cards

 

The Kansas City Chiefs announced yesterday announced that NFL football team has signed a long-term partnership agreement with Executive AirShare which will make the privately owned aircraft service provider the club’s first-ever Official Private Aircraft Services Partner. 

Wheels Up names Eric Jacobs Chief Financial Officer 

Wheels Up is in the middle of a significant expansion adding the Citation X to its fleet of King Air 350i and Citation Excel/XLS

 

Wheels Up today announced the appointment of Eric Jacobs as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer via a press release. In this position, Jacobs will oversee the finance and accounting, investor relations and strategic corporate development functions of Wheels Up, including treasury and mergers and acquisitions. 

Comparing Fractional Jet Cards: NetJets vs. Flexjet

The two biggest players in fractional jet ownership have different approaches to the jet card segment

 

The vast majority of jet cards are marketed by charter brokers, however, two of the most prominent names in the jet card space – NetJets and Flexjet – are in fact fractional aircraft operators with their principal business selling fractional shares and leases in whole aircraft. Fractional ownership entails a commitment of three to 10 years whereas, with jet cards, we have seen programs with commitments starting as few as 10 hours and $25,000.