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Wheels Up Founder and CEO Kenny Dichter announced the launch of WHEELS UP CARES, a philanthropic initiative to identify a cause important to the Company, and its members, to support by raising awareness and funds. Through the WHEELS UP CARES program, a Wheels Up Beechcraft King Air 350i aircraft is custom-designed to represent the established charity to enter the fleet—where it will remain indefinitely—as a flying symbol of each charity’s mission. WHEELS UP CARES kicks off Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in September with the first-ever teal Beechcraft King Air 350i joining the Wheels Up fleet in support of the Janet Burros Memorial Foundation. The inspiration for the Teal Plane comes from Wheels Up members Mara Sandler, Janet Burros’ daughter and advocate, and her husband, Ricky. “Just as Wheels Up has transformed private aviation, we set out to create an innovative way to inspire others to support great causes and ‘UP’…