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Startup Hands Out Free Private Jet Flights for Christmas and New Year’s Eve

So much better than Megabus. (Facebook)

Are you making last-minute travel plans for the holidays? Are you the jerk in your friend group who likes proving how much swankier and classier he is than everyone else?

JetSmarter, the app perhaps best described as the Uber for private jets, recently debuted their new #TisTheSeasonToFly campaign.

On Christmas and New Year’s Eve, the company’s offering free empty leg flights on private jets to anyone with the app. To clarify, by “free,” we mean YOU DON’T HAVE TO PAY ANYTHING FOR A RIDE ON A PRIVATE JET. Read More

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

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This Thanksgiving, while you’re stuck in traffic, remember: there’s always a better way to travel — especially when you can afford an upgrade.

This week, Blade, the Uber-for-helicopters that would probably prefer not to be constantly referred to as “the Uber for helicopters,” is expanding its service to ferry people between Blade’s midtown NYC helipad and Teterboro airport. Read More

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WunWun Will Deliver an Ice Luge to Your Hamptons Cottage This Weekend, You Heathen

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There are so many apps to spice up the Modern Gatsby’s Fourth of July plans. A privately chartered helicopter to the Hamptons? Check. A car service for all of the plebeians who are taking the LIE? Check. An ice sculpture that gets everyone plastered once they arrive? Oh yes, there’s an app for that, too.

WunWun, a Postmates-like delivery app for “your every need,” will be delivering ice luges to the Hamptons for the holiday weekend, so you can celebrate our great nation’s independence with alcohol poisoning. Read More