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 yesterday announced the launch of Safe Passage, an enhanced safety and health program for its employees, members, customers, and partners with expanded guidelines in response to COVID-19 and today’s ongoing public health concerns.
Stephanie Chung and Thomas Fry have joined Wheels Up to help the company expand its cultivation of diverse markets
A week after launching an aircraft sales unit, Wheels Up and its founder and CEO Kenny Dichter are back again. This morning he is announcing plans to tap into diverse markets.
To lead the charge, Stephanie Chung becomes the company’s first chief growth officer. Thomas Fry will work alongside her as director of growth marketing and public relations.
Wheels Up Aircraft Sales enables the private aviation provider to offer one-stop shopping
Jet sharing, empty legs, on-demand charter, fixed-rate jet cards, aircraft management, MRO services, and now full aircraft sales brokering are under the Wheels Up brand
With a powerful digital presence and brand recognition only matched by market leader NetJets, Wheels Up is once again showing it intends to be a driving force in private aviation.
This morning’s announcement of Wheels Up Aircraft Sales puts the company into aircraft brokerage, acquisition, trade, and advisory services.
Despite consolidation, the 25 largest Part 135 and 91K operators account for only 25% of the U.S. private jet market
Why you won’t find Wheels Up when you look at lists of private aviation operators
Sizing the U.S. private jet market between Part 91, Part 91K fractional and Part 135 charter operators
8 of the 10 largest companies are led by the founder or family member
Here’s a big difference between the private jet market and the airlines. Just 10 airlines account for 90% of the domestic market for scheduled passenger traffic. Four companies – Delta Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and Southwest Airlines – are responsible for two-thirds of U.S. flights.
Despite consolidation, business aviation remains fragmented. An analysis by Private Jet Card Comparisons of various reports from Argus TRAQPak and other data shows the 25 largest operators of charter and fractional fleets together account for just 25% of all U.S. flying.