Kaye Scholer Represents Wheels Up in a $1.4 Billion Contract with Beechcraft Corp.

August 12, 2013

Kaye Scholer represented private aviation membership-based company Wheels Up in its placement of a $1.4 billion order with newly reorganized Beechcraft Corp., formerly Hawker Beechcraft. As part of the contract, Beechcraft Corp. will build up to 105 King Air 350i aircraft, valued at $788 million, and will serve as the comprehensive maintenance provider for Wheels Up in North America and Western Europe, valued at $600 million. This is believed to be the largest general aviation propeller-driven aircraft order in history.

The Kaye Scholer team was led by partners John Geelan, Michael Mulitz and Thomas Yadlon.

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