Tradewind adds HPN to Newport by-the-seat private flights from $145

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Tradewind Aviation is launching by-the-seat private flights from Westchester County Airport to Newport State Airport beginning July 2

Tradewind Aviation is cutting the four-to-five-hour drive between Westchester County and Newport, Rhode Island to 40-minutes in the air. Beginning July 2, it will offer by-the-seat flights using private jet terminals aboard its fleet of Pilatus PC-12s. According to its website, tickets are priced from $145 each way.

As the market doubles, Embraer adds semi-private jet ERJ 145 conversion

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With by-the-seat scheduled private jet services expanding, Embraer is offering aftermarket conversions for 16 to 28 seat configurations

As JSX and Aero expand in the Western U.S. using converted Embraer regional jets, the Brazilian manufacturer paves the way for more similar options. The new conversion will be possible through a supplemental type certificate (STC), currently under development by Embraer, and all ERJ 145 are eligible to be converted to a semi-private aircraft. 

Wheels Up names former Amazon, Airbnb head as Chief Marketplace Officer

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As Wheels Up continues its push to digitalize and democratize the industry, Chief Marketplace Officer Vinayak Hegde lays out a vision of what’s ahead

Wheels Up is continuing to add to its all-star executive line-up. As it prepares to become a publicly traded company, the New York-based private aviation services provider has plucked alumni of GE, Airbnb, Amazon, Hilton, NetJets, Grey Goose, and the Air Force. The latest addition, Vinayak Hegde as chief marketplace officer, brings more digital marketplace and public company experience.

Taos Air relaunches California, Texas by-the-seat private flights

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Taos Air is connecting Taos to San Diego, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Austin with its by-the-seat private jet flights after halting them due to COVID

Service from private jet terminals by-the-seat from San Diego, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Austin to Taos, New Mexico, restarts July 1, 2021. Each route will get two flights per week.

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