Wheels Up’s Firestone establishes aviation scholarship

Justin Firestone Wheels Up

Co-founder of Wheels Up Justin Firestone has launched a scholarship at Arizona State University

Justin Firestone, a co-founder of Wheels Up, has established a scholarship at Arizona State University.

The Justin and Natalie Firestone Scholarship for Entrepreneurship in Aviation is designed to encourage students to pursue aviation careers.

Wheels Up’s Dichter named to 2020’s Responsible 100 list

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The founder and CEO of private jet provider Wheels Up was named to the list of leaders who are actively seeking to help New Yorkers and make the city and state a better place

Wheels Up founder and CEO Kenny Dichter was named to City & State’s Responsible 100 list.

The recipients had previously been limited to the private sector. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s honors were extended to leaders n government, health care, education, and nonprofits.

Wheels Up, Textron go orange to support Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month

Wheels Up Feeding American Orange King Air 350i

After Meals Up generated donations supporting over 47 millions meals for Feeding America’s COVID-19 relief effort, Wheels Up has revealed a specially painted KingAir 350i to continue the awareness push

Wheels Up, the second-largest operator Part 135/91K operator in the U.S., has joined with Textron Aviation to repaint one of its signature blue Beechcraft King Air 350is orange to support Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month.

Private Jet Card Comparisons’ subscribers donate over 100,000 meals to Feeding America’s COVID-19 Relief

Paid subscribers to Private Jet Card Comparisons donated over 100,000 meals to Feeding America’s COVID-19 Relief fund. It assists those impacted by the current pandemic.

Wheels Up’s Meals Up hits 12 million meals donated

Wheels Up Meals Up

The private jet membership provider and largest Part 135 charter operator in the U.S. had targeted 10 million meals through Feeding America

The good news in recent days and weeks in the private jet segment has been multiple signs of recovery, both in terms of flying and influx of new customers.

Another positive has seen the philanthropic efforts of business aviation throughout the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

Wheels Up targets 10 million meals in COVID-19 Coronavirus relief effort

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Private jet operator, management and membership brand Wheels Up is joining with NFL all-star Russell Wilson to support Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Plan

The number of Americans who need food assistance is expected to double to 75 million as COVID-19 Coronavirus layoffs ripple across the economy

Wheels Up Founder and CEO Kenny Dichter was on CNBC’s Squawk Box this morning, but not to announce another acquisition. On the business channel, he joined with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in a Coronavirus relief effort.

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