NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --
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Wheels Up, the revolutionary membership-based private aviation company, hosted its fifth annual Super Saturday Tailgate party on February 2nd, 2019 for its members and VIP guests in Atlanta. Wheels Up counts New England Patriots Tom Brady and Bill Belichick, and Los Angeles Rams Jared Goff and Sean McVay as members and ambassadors for the brand.
The members-only event has developed a reputation as the premiere party during Super Bowl weekend hosted by some of the biggest icons in sports and entertainment. This year's hosts included Russell Wilson, J.J. Watt, Steve Smith Sr., Sam Darnold, Larry Fitzgerald, Mike Tirico, Scott Van Pelt, Rich Eisen, Ron Rivera, Mike Golic, Kevin Harvick, Kirk Herbstreit, and Mark Teixeira. Other notable guests include HRH Princess Beatrice of York, Brett Favre, Maria Menounos, Jimmy Tatro, Jameis Winston, and David Portnoy.
"Our Super Saturday Tailgate is always an incredible experience for our Wheels Up Members and VIP guests," said Kenny Dichter, Founder and CEO of Wheels Up. "We love putting on this event to bring our Wheels Up community together for a special, fun and family-friendly afternoon."
A highlight of the event was the pop-up of legendary Italian restaurant Rao's where guests enjoyed Executive Chef Dino Gatto's cuisine, which is typically reserved for those who own tables at Rao's ultra-exclusive 123-year-old location in Harlem, New York City. The event also included a surprise performance from Darryl "DMC" McDaniels.
Additional partners for the event included Bose, BMW, Cintron, Diageo and TruFusion. Guests were also gifted a selection of their favorite Wheels Up gear at the Wheels Up Team Store.
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For more information on Wheels Up and its membership options, please visit: https://www.wheelsup.com/.
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 access up to 365 days a year to a private fleet of new Beechcraft King Air 350i, Citation Excel/XLS and Citation X aircraft to individual, family and corporate members. Wheels Up Members can also make use of the Wheels Up Flight Desk for vetted and verified charter aircraft in North America and Europe. 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 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 all flights offered by or arranged through Wheels Up. All aircraft owned or leased by Wheels Up are leased to the operating air carrier and are operated exclusively by that air carrier. To learn more, visit wheelsup.com. Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram |Google.
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