NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Wheels Up, the fastest growing membership-based private aviation company, will host its fourth annual Super Saturday Tailgate party on Saturday, February 4th. Super Saturday Tailgate, a signature Wheels Up event exclusively for Members and their guests, will be held in Houston's Washington Avenue Arts District.
The invite-only guest list features Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, television and sports personality Erin Andrews, and a panel of high-profile athletes and broadcast commentators who will host a "chalk talk" preview of Sunday's game. Country star Jake Owen will perform and award-winning Houston chef Chris Shepherd will bring local flavor to the Tailgate.
"The Wheels Up Super Saturday Tailgate grows every year and our Members always look forward to our event," said Kenny Dichter, Founder and CEO of Wheels Up. "For Wheels Up Members, the Super Bowl 51 celebration starts well ahead of Sunday's kickoff. We're bringing together some of the most influential names and brands to create a special, multifaceted, family-friendly Tailgate like no other."
In addition, Wheels Up has partnered with Mercedes-Benz to extend their world-class service to Wheels Up Members from the moment they touch down through the afternoon at the Super Saturday Tailgate. Mercedes-Benz will chauffeur Members in a fleet of luxury vehicles including the exclusive S-Class Maybach and GLS-Class. Five iconic Mercedes-AMG G-Classes will be on display to showcase tailgating at its finest, in a variety of vibrant colors available in the exclusive AMG Performance Studio Edition package.
Also at the event, Wheels Up partner Psycho Bunny will present a collaboration with artist James Goldcrown, known for his "Bleeding Hearts/LoveWall" murals. Goldcrown will produce a new canvas painting live onsite featuring his signature hearts and create an exclusive T-shirt design with Psycho Bunny for Members at the Tailgate.
About Wheels Up
Wheels Up is a revolutionary membership-based private aviation company that significantly reduces the upfront costs to fly privately, while providing unparalleled flexibility, service and safety. Created and led by renowned entrepreneur Kenny Dichter, Wheels Up offers guaranteed availability to its private fleet of new Beechcraft King Air 350i and Citation Excel/XLS aircraft to individual, family and corporate members. With the cutting-edge Wheels Up mobile app, members can seamlessly book flights, manage their accounts, participate in ride-share opportunities and select Hot Flights, a vast selection of one-way "empty leg" flights that are posted daily to the app and updated in real time. Members also have access to Wheels Down, a program featuring exclusive events and experiences, unique partner benefits and a full-service luxury concierge.
Wheels Up acts as agent for the Wheels Up members, and is not the operator of the program aircraft; FAA licensed and DOT registered air carriers participating in the program exercise full operational control of the program aircraft. Any aircraft owned or leased by Wheels Up are dry leased to the operating air carrier to facilitate operations by that carrier. Please visit wheelsup.com. Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Google
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