Travel Mag: Private Jet Charters In the United States: The Best Companies

Vertical Mag: Helicopter booking service BLADE goes public, with an eye toward future eVTOL ops

Investor Place: EXPC Stock: 13 Things to Know About KSL Capital and the Blade SPAC Merger

Bloomberg: Why Blade Urban Air Mobility Decided to Go Public Via SPAC

The Points Guy: Are flying taxis the future of commuting? BLADE thinks so with announcement to go public

Financial Times: BLADE: up in the air

CNBC: BLADE founder and CEO Rob Wiesenthal on investors involved in SPAC deal

New York Times: BLADE takes off for stock markets

Business Wire: BLADE to be listed on NASDAQ, Creating the Only Publicly Traded Global Urban Air Mobility Company

Markets Insider: Helicopter taxi company BLADE to go public via SPAC at near $1 billion valuation

New York Post: Helicopter taxi service BLADE to go public in merger with blank-check company

AXIOS: BLADE takes electric flights to public markets

Reuters: Chopper deal, like SPACs, is fro aspiring moguls

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Flying taxi startup Blade is helping Silicon Valley CEOs bypass traffic

Taking Travel, Leisure, and Transportation to the Next Level

Sikorsky’s AAG and BLADE Announce Agreement for On-Demand Urban Mobility Option in New York City Using Sikorsky S-76® Helicopter

Financial Times: Helicopter Ride App BLADE Sets Sights on India Expansion

CNN Business: A helicopter app for the wealthy plans to tackle Mumbai's traffic

Axios: Blade raises $38 million to build flying taxi infrastructure

Venture Beat: Blade is building the infrastructure for an urban air transport future

CNBC: Helicopter to Hamptons SquawkBox

Forbes: BLADE Puts Helicopter Or Fixed-Wing Flight Just An App Away

Inside Edition : New Yorkers Take Helicopters to Avoid Traffic Caused by Pope's Visit

FOX News: BLADE helicopter service teams up with NYU Langone to save lives

COVID-19 Updates:

Forbes: BLADE Adds Pre-Flight COVID Tests For Shared Private Jet Flights

Yahoo! Finance: BLADE mandates coronavirus tests to fly

Fox Business: Blade becomes first airline to require COVID-19 tests before flights

The Points Guy: Blade now requiring pre-flight COVID-19 testing for scheduled jet flights

NY1: BLADE Helping NYC Hospitals Transport Supplies and Staff

New York Post: Hamptons drive-in screening raises $200K for local food pantries

The Independent: Drive-In Movie Raises over $200,000 For East End Food Pantries

Business Insider: The CEO of helicopter startup Blade reveals how the company is totally switching up its strategy as COVID-19 upends travel

Forbes: BLADE Adds Ultimate Measures To Safeguard From COVID-19 In Helicopters, Jets, Cars

Coronavirus oxygen levels tested before Blade helicopter boarding

Blade rolls out safety measures for staff and passengers — including an oxygen test

CNBC: Blade CEO Rob Wiesenthal on the company’s response to coronavirus


Hamptons air travel will screen for oxygen levels this summer

NYC Executives Commuting to Work by Air From Vacation Homes

Wealthy New Yorkers plan to commute by private chopper from the Hamptons this fall

Aviation service Blade says it's seeing demand for daily helicopter commutes from the Hamptons to NYC, and it's launching a September commuter pass for the first time ever

Helicopter Deliveries, Landscaper Shortages: In the Hamptons, the Coronavirus Summer Is Going to Be Insane

Business Insider : We flew to the Hamptons like the 1% with Blade, an ‘Uber-for-helicopters’ startup - and it was as fabulous as it sounds

Business Insider : The ‘Uber of seaplanes’ is taking elite New Yorkers to the beach

Business Insider: What it’s like onboard the swanky ‘Uber for helicopters,’ where riders get served rosé in sippy cups

CNBC: Helicopter to your beach house? There’s an app for that

CNBC: Helicopter to Hamptons SquawkBox

Elite Daily: Forget Uber, the BLADE App Will Actually Pick You Up In A Helicopter

Financialist: The Uber of the Sky

NY Mag: Beats By Dre for Aviation: This App Will Helicopter You to the Hamptons (With a Maserati As Backup)

NY Observer: There’s a Helipad With a Secret, Luxurious Speakeasy Under the FDR

NY Observer: At Last, An App That Makes Helicopter Chartering to the Hamptons Even Easier

NY Times: Take the Hamptons Helicopter; Get the Tamara Mellon Outfit?

NY Times : Your Instagram Picture, Worth a Thousand Ads

NY Times: Blade, a Helicopter-Booking App, to Partner With Uber

NY Times: 4 Stylish Ways to Get to the Hamptons

NY Post: App offers crowdsources chopper rides to the Hamptons

NY Post: For $600, join celebs and the nouveau riche in a unique mile-high club

Hamptons Magazine: Book Your Next Last-Minute Helicopter with This App

Curbed Hamptons : White Jumpsuits + Kinky Boots in Your Next Selfie

Curbed Hamptons: 5 Glam Ways to Get to the Hamptons

Luxury Daily: Fly Blade app connects consumers to Hamptons in just three clicks

The Points Guy: Enter to Win a Flight With BLADE This Summer If You’re Younger Than 28

Town and Country: How to Get to the Hamptons in 35 Minutes

Travel + Leisure: How to Get to the Hamptons: an Important Guide

Vanity Fair: Trump, the Only Thing That Could Make Hamptons Traffic Worse, Is Heading to the Hamptons

Vogue: How Tom Cruise, Diane von Furstenberg, Olivia Palermo, and More Travel to the Hamptons

UrbanDaddy: Super Fly: the Uber of Hamptons Helicopters

What's Hamptoning: BLADE Brings “Precision and Style Back to Aviation”

BLADE Airport:

NY Post: Blade launches helicopter ‘taxi’ service to JFK Airport

Bloomberg: Blade Offers New York Airport Transfers for $195, Aiming at Uber Black

The Points Guy:‘BLADE Continuous’ Now Offering Helicopter Rides From Manhattan to JFK Every 30 Minutes

Cheddar: BLADE Expands Helicopter Service Between Manhattan to Area Airports

TransportUp: 'BLADE Now Offers Continuous Flights Between Manhattan and JFK'

Fox: Closing Bell with Liz Clamon

Transport Up: BLADE Now Offers Continuous Flights Between Manhattan and JFK

Fox: Good Day NY

Forbes: BLADE Brings Jet-Setting To The Masses With $195 Helicopter To JFK

Business Traveler USA: BLADE Brings Choice and Personalization to the Skies

TransportUp: BLADE UAM with CEO Rob Wiesenthal

BLADE Los Angeles:

BLADE Brings Affordable Helicopter Transfers to the L.A. Area

Blade expands helicopter service in the L.A. area

How This Company’s New Flights Will Get You To L.A. Concerts And Basketball Games Faster Than Ever

BLADE Bay Area:

New York Times: $195 to Helicopter to Work

CBS San Francisco: Aviation Startup Aims to Cut Commute Via Flying Taxis

Oakland to Palo Alto in 10 minutes? Yeah, you can do that: Here’s how.

Transport Up: BLADE Tests Urban Air Mobility Pilot Program in The Bay Area

Flying taxi startup Blade is helping Silicon Valley CEOs bypass traffic

CBS San Francisco: Aviation Startup Aims to Cut Commute Via Flying Taxis


These Startups Will Get You on a Private Jet—at a Fraction of the Typical Cost

The Points Guy : BLADE Unveils Retrofitted CRJ-200 for Private Flights to Miami

Elite Traveler: Fly from New York for Art Basel

Luxury Daily: Blade revives shuttle service to Miami in time for Art Basel

BELLA New York: Blade Announces The Second Season Of Bladeone, The First Scheduled Private Jet Service Between New York City And Miami

V Man: Blade is now Offering Private Jets From New York to Miami

Metropolitan Luxe Magazine: Jetset: BLADEone Resumes Private Jet Service From NYC to Miami

Huffington Post: Of Course The SJP-Designed Flight Attendant Shoes Are All Sparkle

Yahoo: Sarah Jessica Parker and Cynthia Rowley Designed the Chicest Flight Attendant Uniforms of All Time

Footwear News: Sarah Jessica Parker Is Spreading Her Fashion Wings

ELLE: Sarah Jessica Parker Just Did a Poetry Reading at Art Basel

Travel Daily News: BLADE announces the Second Season of BLADEone, the first scheduled private jet service between New York City and Miami

Fox News : The Uber for Helicopters and Jets

Conde Nast Traveler : The Miami Beach Weekend Getaway We All Want to Take

Vanity Fair: Art Basel–Goers Can Take a $2,200 One-Way Private Helicopter and Jet to Debauchery

Business Insider :‘Uber for helicopters’ startup Blade new offers private jet service to Miami, and it wants your flight to be as fun as your vacation

Elite Daily: Life Goals: How Twenty-Somethings Are Making Private Jets Work for Them

NY Post: BLADE’s CEO eyes re-creating flying’s golden age

The Points Guy Blog: 5 Ways BLADEone Is Bringing Back the Golden Age of Travel

New York Times : A Gulfstream Jet to Miami – And a Hotel on the Beach

Press Release: BLADEone 2017


Fly BLADE nonstop to Aspen from New York and Los Angeles

BLADE Airport

Sheltair Aviation & Blade announce partnership to enhance options for the aero commuter

How Blade promises to make urban air mobility a reality

Chop, chop! Busy New Yorkers go by helicopter, Uber’s new ride

I took a $120 Blade helicopter flight from midtown Manhattan to JFK Airport — here's what it was like

the Points Guy: Blade Frequent Flyer Pass Can Save You up to $100 per Ride

CNBC: American Airlines, Blade partner to give luxury fliers helicopter rides to..

Helicopter Investor: Blade partners with American Airlines for airport transfers

Travel Pulse: American Airlines Steps Up Five Star Service at LAX, JFK Airports How the Ultra-Rich Travel for Thanksgiving

CNN Money: How the .01% do Thanksgiving: helicoptering to private jets

CNBC: Blade: NYC to NJ in 5 minutes

CNBC: Choppering to your private jet just got cheaper

Forbes: BLADE App Will Now Fly You to Your Flight

Lux Expose: Blade Simplifies Short-Distance Travel for the Holidays

NY Post: How to cross the Hudson River for ‘just’ $800

NY Observer: Private Helicopter App ‘Blade’ Will Now Bring You to Your Private Jet

CNN Money: How to Outsmart the Pope Francis traffic jam

CNBC: A $95 chopper ride to avoid pope gridlock

Esquire :The Pope Is Coming to New York, So Naturally People Are Fleeing in Helicopters

Fortune: Pope traffic a pain? Pay ‘Uber for Choppers’ $95 to fly over it

Inside Edition: Need to Avoid Pope Traffic? Take a Helicopter for $95

Mashable: How to Avoid Pope Francis traffic? Take to the heavens in a $95 helicopter ride

NY Post: Avoid Papal Traffic with a $95 Helicopter Ride 

The New Yorker:Helicopters in the Heavens, Popemobile on the Ground

NY Daily News: Helicopter app service BLADE is offering $95 crosstown copter trips to people trying to avoid hellish traffic during Pope’s visit

Town and Country:Tomorrow You Can Fly Around Around NYC’s Nightmare Traffic for $95

Vanity Fair: New York’s Fitness Studios Warn Clients: Pope’s Here  

BLADE Slicing Through Traffic


Helicopter ride app Blade sets sights on India expansion

BLADE is designed to offer customers the luxury of convenience

Pune-Mumbai chopper service to take off next month

Mumbai to Pune helicopter service BLADE starting in October

Mumbai to Pune, Mumbai to Shirdi helicopter service to start mid-October

Flight Global: Blade readies for Indian service launch

GQ: Blade India: Everything you need to know about the ‘Uber of helicopters’

Soon, hire a copter from Mumbai to Pune

Why Take The Road When You Can Fly?

Fly Blade And Hunch Ventures Gear Up To Fill Loopholes In The Urban Transportation Industry Of India

Chopper firm Fly Blade forays into India in JV with Hunch

Fly Blade, ‘Uber of Helicopters’, set to take off from Mumbai

NY-based aviation start-up BLADE to start operations in India

A helicopter app for the wealthy plans to tackle Mumbai's traffic

Now, take a helicopter to fly from Mumbai to Pune

Fly blade helicopters to start India operations

A US ride-sharing app for helicopters is expanding its operations to India

Chopper firm Fly Blade forays into India in JV with Hunch

Chopper firm Fly Blade forays into India in JV with Hunch

Top startup news for today, Tuesday, December 4

BLADE, the “Uber for Choppers”, to launch India ops from Mumbai

Very soon, taking a helicopter ride from Mumbai to Pune will be a reality

India bound: App-based US copter rides firm to launch India service

Move over buses, you'll soon be able to take a helicopter from Mumbai to Pune

Now Travel From Mumbai To Pune In A Helicopter

Good News! Mumbai-Pune Helicopter Service Set To Begin

Tap, tap, fly: Blade, aka Uber for helicopters, is here to relieve Mumbai’s traffic congestion

Chopper Rides to Mumbai Soon

‘Uber of Helicopters’ Fly Blade to Start Service in India from March 2019, Now Hail a Chopper From Mumbai to Shirdi and Pune

NY based Aviation Startup BLADE Starting India Operation to Create Your Own Crowdsourced Flights

BLADE to launch Urban Air Mobility Pilot Program in India

Fly Blade, ‘Uber of Helicopters’ will soon take you from Mumbai to Pune in minutes

Chopper firm Fly Blade forays into India

FLY BLADE- The UBER of Urban chopper service Enters India

NY based Aviation Startup BLADE Starting India Operation to Create Your Own Crowdsourced Flights

Intercity Helicopter to Launch From Mumbai to Pune and Shirdi Soon

Intercity Helicopter to Launch From Mumbai to Pune and Shirdi Soon

BLADE Flies in Mumbai: Will Heyburn on BLADE's Expansion Into India

BLADE Festival Press


Billboard: BLADE Helicopter App Partners With Uber to Provide Coachella Transportation

Business Insider: Uber is working with helicopter startup Blade to fly Californians to Coachella for $700 a seat

Financial Times: Uber takes flight with Blade in helicopter shuttle service

Fortune:Uber and Blade Will Fly You to Coachella in a Helicopter for about $4,000

NY Post: Blade partners with Uber to offer helicopter rides to Coachella

The Verge: Uber and Blade partner to offer helicopter rides to Coachella

Yahoo News: Helicopter start-up Blade links with Uber to offer Coachella transportation

BLADE Bounce – Park City, Sundance Film Festival Press

Business Insider: ‘Uber for helicopters’ startup Blade wants to be your private chauffeur during Sundance Film Festival

Mashable: Sundance Festival-goers can helicopter into Park City with Uber-like app

Forbes: The Best of Park City: Celebrities and Billionaires Flock to this Snowy Mountain Utah Escape

The Hollywood Reporter: Sundance: Helicopter Services From Uber and Blade Vie for Business

Conde Nast Traveler:Uber and Blade Will Get You to Sundance by Helicopter

Deadline Hollywood: Sundance Chopper Rides Halted After Arrests Threatened By Sheriff – Update

Montauk Sky

Curbed: Montauk Sky is Blade’s less expensive way to fly to the Hamptons

The New York Post: Blade CEO has new, no-frills way to get you to the Hamptons

The Points Guy: BLADE Is Offering a Cheaper Alternative to Fly to Montauk

Quest Magazine: Blade CEO Offers Reimagined Aviation Experience with New Flights to Montauk

BLADE Seaplanes to the U.S. Open

Golf Magazine: Want to beat the traffic from New York to the U.S. Open at Shinnecock? Try a seaplane

Newsday: Want to avoid U.S. Open traffic? Take a seaplane for $795

Page Six: Hotshots taking seaplanes to Southampton during US Open

BLADE Speedboat Ultra Activation Press

The Wrap: Tiesto takes BLADE speedboat to his ULTRA set

Dancing Astronaut: Blade announces speedboat transportation to ULTRA

New Years Eve Activation How to Plan a Last Minute Trip to New York City for New Year’s Eve

Observer: Spend New Year’s Eve in a Helicopter Above Times Square

HeliPhoto Activation


Fox News: Abby Huntsman overcomes her fear of heights

Woodbury Commons Activation

NY Post: Woodbury Common is hooking up shoppers with Black Friday helicopter rides

Holiday Gifting/ E-commerce

Best Products : 28 Over-the-Top Holiday Gifts for When Budget No Longer Matters

Telfar SS19 NYFW Show at BLADE Lounge East

Fashionista: With Spring 2019, Telfar is Laying the Foundation for a Real, Sustainable Business

i-D / Vice: Telfar Remakes Americana in his Own Image

The New York Times: Anti-Algorithm Fashion

Paper Magazine: Ian Isiah, Moses Sumney, and Selah Marley Perform at Telfar

Sleek: Denim flares and FAKA ignite Telfar’s rain-drenched helipad runway

Vogue: The 5 Beauty Trends That Stole Our Hearts at New York Fashion Week

Vogue: Telfar Spring 2019 Ready-to-Wear

WWD: Telfar RTW Spring 2019


WWD: Net-a-porter, Mr Porter Partner With Blade

In Style: Net-a-Porter Launches Summer Partnership with Blade Helicopter Service

Curbed:Net-A-Porter and MR PORTER Partner with Blade to the Hamptons

Founders, Investors, and Other Press

Ocean Drive: How Blade Makes A Trip to The Bahamas The Ultimate Weekend Getaway

Lufthansa Innovation Hub Travel & Mobility Tech Newsletter

Business Insider: Eric Schmidt and other execs back a $25 million Uber-for-helicopters startup Blade to fly wealthy people extremely short distances

Business Insider: Meet the founders of Blade, the startup that's bringing helicopter rides to New York City's smart set

CNBC: How the ‘Uber of Helicopters’ Is Planning to Expand

CNN Money: Where Eric Schmidt, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are putting their money

Forbes: Meet BLADE, the Startup That Is Cornering The Short-Distance Aviation Market

Entrepreneur: How a Former Music Industry Exec Got this Helicopter Service Off the Ground

The Knot: Helicopter Company Blade Is Now Offering Wedding Packages for The Most Luxe Entrance Ever

NY Post : Blade co-founder ditches day job to join full-time as CEO

NY Post: Hamptons helicopter startup scores highflying investors

NY Times: Warner Music Executive Is Leaving to Lead Helicopter Start-Up Blade

Vertical Magazine: Airbus, Blade see growing future for urban air transport

W Magazine: How to Dress for a Helicopter Ride

WorldTravelReport: Who Is Blade?