Wheels Up hourly cost, minimums, guaranteed days, and fuel surcharges will change on June 1, 2022, including a carbon offset charge
Existing Wheels Up members can put more funds down under current terms until the end of May
Wheels Up is making the second significant update to its jet card membership program in six months. But, once again, it will allow existing members to put down more funds and new members to join under current terms until the new rules and pricing go into effect on June 1, 2022.
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Wheels Up moves from zones to capped super-midsize pricing starting at $29,995 on all flights 3.5 hours or more in the Continental U.S.
Private jet membership provider Wheels Up is expanding its super-midsize discount program. It now includes all flights within the Continental U.S. of 3.5 hours or more. The lower prices apply to Core and Business members and will cut flight costs on a variety of routes from places like New Orleans, Nashville, Detroit, Cleveland, Chicago, and St. Louis to the West Coast.
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Wheels Up increases 2022 pricing, costs for new members, as it hikes daily minimums and call-out times to book private jet flights
Wheels Up is the latest of the largest providers selling fixed or capped rate jet cards to make program changes.
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In advance of its public listing on the New York Stock Exchange, the company presented analysts its lofty ambitions to revolutionize private jet access
Wheels Up founder Kenny Dichter believes the addressable market for private aviation can grow from its current $31 billion to $80 billion by 2025. It plans to be a key driver. Here’s how…
A detailed overview of each presentation during Wheels Up’s Analyst Day
“So if you’re tired of the same old story…turn some pages.” – REO Speedwagon
Ready or not, Kenny Dichter and Wheels Up plan to change the face of private jet access. It’s a big leap from marketing ploys like selling memberships through Costco. Beyond stump speeches at industry conferences, there will be the harsh spotlight from being a publicly traded company. If he’s successful, the lifelong entrepreneur will find his name alongside aviation innovators such as Pan Am founder Juan Trippe, former American Airlines chairman Robert Crandall, who ignited revenue management and frequent flyer programs, and inventor of fractional private jet ownership, Richard Santulli. The latter created NetJets, the world’s largest private jet operator, and gave Dichter his entree into the industry. In fact, Dichter might fly higher than all of them. Success would make Dichter the Jeff Bezos of private jets.
In a two-hour presentation to financial analysts Friday morning, the founder and CEO of Wheels Up, along with his leadership team, discussed various milestones, projected growth, and insights on where it’s coming from. More than that, they unveiled a dramatic vision for a private aviation marketplace they say could more than double the addressable market by 2025, democratizing the segment down to low single-digit millionaires. It will certainly be key in their plan to grow revenues from $695 million last year to over $2.1 billion by 2025.
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