Wheels Up makes another C-suite hire

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The private aviation membership provider is adding a chief technology and development officer

Srikanth Satya has joined Wheels Up as chief technology and development officer. 

Wheels Up to continue taking new customers

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While NetJets, Sentient and Jet Linx have halted accepting new customers amid record demand, Wheels Up is confident it has the ability to accommodate growth

Wheels Up has no plans to halt selling new memberships. That’s as record demand has led several other leading jet card and membership providers to pull back.

Wheels Up names Hegde president

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Former Amazon, Airbnb exec Vinayak Hegde has been elevated to president at now publicly traded private aviation provider Wheels Up

Vinayak Hegde has been named president of Wheels Up. He will continue to report directly to chairman and CEO Kenny Dichter who founded the company. Now Wheels Up Experience, which trades under UP, went public via a SPAC merger in July.

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.

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