MIAMI, Feb. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --
Wheels Up, the leader in private aviation, hosted its seventh annual Super Saturday Tailgate party for members and VIP's on February 1st, 2020 in Wynwood, Miami with prominent figures in sports and entertainment. At the event were Wheels Up member-ambassadors and co-hosts Russell Wilson, Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Rich Eisen, Ron Rivera, Scott Van Pelt, Mike Golic, Mike Tirico, Kirk Herbstreit, Steve Levy and Lawrence Tynes; many shared their picks for the game during the annual pre-game chalk talk.
Wheels Up Super Saturday Tailgate partner activations included BMW vehicles on display, a Bose shoppable outdoor pop-up store, an immersive art and fitness lounge from Alex Rodriguez's TruFusion, a Rao's meatball station, and a Whispering Angel rosé bar. Guests were also gifted branded gear from the Wheels Up team store. The event featured a surprise performance when Keegan-Michael Key joined The Barnstorm on stage. Later, Baker Mayfield sang on stage with Kelley James and the crowd sang along.
Earlier in the week, Wheels Up hosted dinner parties with W South Beach at the pop-up restaurant, "Rao's by the Beach." The outpost of the iconic Italian restaurant that is known for being New York City's toughest reservation is part of an exclusive collaboration with Wheels Up, Rao's and W South Beach. "Rao's by the Beach" was meticulously designed in the same style as the 124-year-old original in New York. Throughout the week, celebrity guests Ciara, Russell Wilson, Rob Gronkowski, Camille Kostek, Olivia Culpo, Kate Bock, Josephine Skriver, Haley Kalil and Jasmine Sanders attended the private dinner parties and enjoyed cuisine from Chef Dino Gatto.
"Our signature Super Saturday Tailgate event and exclusive collaboration with Rao's are highly anticipated by our members and VIP guests throughout the year," said Kenny Dichter, Founder and CEO of Wheels Up. "We're glad to have kicked off 2020 with the first Wheels Up events in Miami and look forward to delivering more unique experiences for our members to create special memories on and off the ramp."
For more information on Wheels Up and its membership options, please visit: https://www.wheelsup.com/.
About Wheels Up
Wheels Up is a leading private aviation company that delivers a total aviation solution. Created and led by renowned entrepreneur Kenny Dichter, the company offers three membership options—Connect, Core, and Business—that significantly reduce the cost to fly privately, while providing over 8,000 members across North America with unparalleled safety, service, flexibility, and quality. Wheels Up gives members access to one of the world's largest owned and managed fleets of private aircraft, totaling nearly 200 planes—as well as the Program Fleet, which includes over 1,250 Wheels Up safety-vetted and verified partner aircraft in the Light, Midsize, Super-Mid, and Large-Cabin Categories. Many of these options can be booked instantly.
Connect Members receive access to all aircraft on an as-available basis. For Core and Business Members, access is guaranteed on the King Air 350i, as available on the Citation Excel/XLS and Citation X, and guaranteed at the category level on the Program Fleet. Core and Business Members enjoy aircraft availability with real-time dynamic pricing backed by capped hourly rates for time flown only, up to 365 days a year and with as little as 24 hours' notice.
Popular features such as Shared Flights, empty-leg Hot Flights, Shuttles, and The Community, an online platform of members-only forums to facilitate flight sharing, enable members to further reduce their cost of flying private. Through a groundbreaking partnership with Delta Air Lines, members have unique access and exclusive cross-platform benefits. Renowned events and benefits from among the world's preeminent lifestyle brands make up the company's Wheels Down program.
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