Wheels Up’s Dichter named Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Kenny Dichter awards

The award takes place tonight at the 17th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards

Kenny Dichter, founder and CEO of Wheels Up, is set to receive the Eren Ozmen Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the 17th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards tonight at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. 

The star-studded event, hosted by actor and aviation enthusiast John Travolta, honors those who have made significant contributions to aviation and aerospace.

Dichter joins other notable awardees from the group. They include Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Herb Kelleher, Sir Richard Branson, Kenn Ricci, David Neeleman, Thomas Flohr, and HH Sheik Al Maktoum among others.

First Jet Linx pilots complete Forbes 5-star training

Jet Linx pilots Forbes Travel Guide

In September Jet Linx inked a deal with Forbes Travel Guide to provide best practice training for customer service

Fast-growing jet card and jet management provider Jet Linx Aviation has graduated its inaugural pilot group through Forbes Travel Guide’s 5-star training and certification.

Last year Jet Linx opened new bases in Austin, Boston, Chicago, and New York, plus added a second base at Spirit of St. Louis Airport in addition to Lambert International Airport. It also expanded its terminal in Nashville.

Wheels Up is the top prize at Buffalo Wild Wings

Wheels Up Buffalo Wild Wings

Private jet flights to four top sporting events on Wheels Up for one lucky winner is the big prize in sweepstakes running through February

While private jet companies have generally low brand awareness outside of the industry, Wheels Up will be spreading its name to the masses for the next month.

Through February 2, 2020, Buffalo Wild Wings is raising the stakes by partnering with Wheels Up. One “Picks and Props champion” will embark on an exclusive private jet experience to four major sporting events.

Should you charter a private jet online?

private jet rental

After years of claims about Uber for private jets instant booking technology, it’s finally arriving. Should you book a private jet online?

After years of claims about Uber for private jets instant booking technology, it’s finally arriving. But should you use it?

Many of the broker websites and apps promising online bookings were nothing more than electronic request forms.

But that’s changing, and increasingly, you may find yourself able to rent a private jet or turboprop digitally from a broker or platform, and without much human oversight, or at least human oversight looking after your interests.

Wheels Up’s Dichter on his Delta deal, private jets and meatballs

Wheels Up Super Bowl LIV Miami 2020

In a wide-ranging interview with Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo, the Wheels Up founder and CEO discussed the implications of its Delta Private Jets deal plus its upcoming Super Bowl LIV party

Wheel Up CEO last week joined Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo on Mornings with Maria. And while there was talk of his deal with Delta Air Lines to merge Delta Private Jets with Wheels Up, there were also meatballs.

As part of the eight-minute segment, Dichter discussed Super Bowl LIV, to be held February in Miami. It will mark the second year in a row it is partnering with Rao’s for a pop-up restaurant as part of its hospitality for the Big Game.

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