High-profile flyers who seek exclusivity can find what they are looking for in Wheels Up. This private charter company offers a deluxe flying experience for its program members. This article takes a look at what Wheels Up has to offer.
Wheels Up offer top-class flights for its members through its network of authorized air carrier subsidiaries that operates its aircraft. It seeks to innovate the private aviation industry by providing a fast and easy way to book and arrange private flights with consistency, quality, and safety in mind.
Its primary objective is not only to offer private flying to personalize flying. Its founder and Chief Executive Officer, Kenny Dichter, aims to make this service accessible to millions of people. Through its membership model, the company was able to cut down on upfront costs while providing accessibility, flexibility, and convenience, according to Chief Financial Officer Eric Jacobs.
Regions and Cities Served by Wheels Up
Wheels Up partnered up with more than 5,000 airports across the United States. Customers can book flights from Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland.
Pricing Model and Information
Wheels Up has two membership options called Connect and Core Memberships. The Connect plan authorizes two lead passengers. Those who choose Connect Membership are required to pay a one-time initiation fee of $2,995 with annual dues of $2,495 starting the second year.
Connect members can enjoy program features such as shared, shuttle, and hot flights, as well as Inspirato Membership and Hot Nights. Signature Wheels Down events and select Wheels Down benefits are available to Connect members.
This membership option requires a one-time initiation fee of $17,500 and allows four authorized lead passengers. Core members are guaranteed to have all the program features given to Connect members with the addition of a 24/7 services team, dedicated account manager, Wheels Down concierge, and all Wheels Down events and benefits.
The Wheels Up Fleet
Wheels Up owns, leases, and manages a host of aircraft to transport its members comfortably and safely. The King Air 350i is one of the company’s premium offerings thanks to its advanced noise cancellation technology and spacious cabin. It is accessible as available for Connect members and guaranteed for 300 days for Core members.
Connect members can have access to all kinds of aircraft as available. Meanwhile, the Light, Md-size, Super-Mid, and Large Cabin Jets are always guaranteed for Core members. However, Wheels Up Citation Excel and Citation X can be accessed by Core members as available.
Business memberships are also available. Interested customers need to get in touch with the company for a quotation.
Pros and Cons of Using Wheels Up Services
· Different aircraft to choose from
· Wide network of airports
· Flexibility and convenience
· Booking on the go using the mobile application
· Dynamic pricing with capped rates
· Limited features for Connect members
· Bookings are available only on mobile, not on the website
· Website – https://wheelsup.com/
· Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/WheelsUp8760
· Twitter – https://twitter.com/WheelsUp
· Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/wheelsup/
· Wheels Up App (App Store) – https://apps.apple.com/us/app/wheels-up/id956615077
· Wheels Up App (Play Store) – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wheelsup.app.app&hl=en