Wheels Up’s colorful King Air fleet is for a good cause

Wheels Up Cares King Air 350i fleet

Wheels Up Cares’ King Air 350is are spicing up the tarmacs at private aviation airports and bringing awareness to some very good causes

For folks who love airplanes as well as flying privately, it’s always fun to see some of the unique exteriors.

Of course, just like birders, it’s the rare breeds that cause the most excitement. Frankly, most private jets have white exteriors with minimalist gray, brown, or beige cheat lines.

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.

Wheels Up’s Sunday with Tiger, Phil, Tom, and Peyton reaches 6.3 million viewers, raises $20 million

Wheels Up The Match golf tournament

Capital One’s The Match sponsor Wheels Up wheeled out ambassadors Russell Wilson, Alex Rodriguez, and J.J. Watt while the pairing of legendary golfers and quarterbacks entertained a sports-craving nation

Two months ago the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic claimed live sports on television and virtually everywhere else. Yesterday, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson renewed their rivalry alongside NFL star quarterbacks Tom Brady and Peyton Manning.

This afternoon, Turner Sports, which broadcast the event, said the charity golf tournament drew an average of 5.8 million people across its networks. Peak viewership for Capital One’s “The Match” was 6.3 million viewers.

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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