Wheels Up recently opened its private jet charter app to non-members. Here’s our review
Move over Costco. When I read in Wheels Up’s merger filings that it quietly began allowing non-members to access its app, I decided to check it out. Until then, you had to pay $2,950 for the privilege. Allowing non-members to book on the app at less favorable terms seems a no-brainer.
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2017Private Jet Card Comparisons launches with easy-to-use spreadsheets capturing over 40,000 data points across 65 variables, cutting research time from days and weeks to under an hour. The subscription fee is set at $250.
2018 – VIP JET CARD DECIDER provides a personalized service provides a custom analysis for subscribers added at no additional charge.
2019 – BEST CHARTER BROKERS GUIDE added with 85+ vetted brokerages, including third-party customer ratings. The guide is added at no additional charge.
2019 – New QUICK COMPARE FLIGHT PRICING enables subscribers to calculate all-in flight costs for their specific routes, including daily minimums, amortized membership fees, fuel, deicing, peak day, and other surcharges in seconds.
2020 – PJCC 2.0 launches enabling subscribers to compare multiple programs in minutes and filter data for their specific flight requirements.
2021 – JET CARD DECIDER 2.0 enables subscribers to request a customized analysis from their smartphone, tablet, or desktop in minutes