The Dallas Morning News

Tailgate in the sky? This Dallas startup wants to help plan your college football party

This week, it introduced its first new standalone product -- dubbed Rise Anywhere -- that lets members create chartered flight itineraries and invite friends to join them or turn to Rise's member network to fill up the remaining seats...

Yahoo Finance

Celebrate Your Independence From Commercial Airlines With RISE

This Independence Day, frequent business travelers will celebrate their freedom from the hassle of flying commercially by taking to the skies with RISE...

Cranky Flier

Who the F*&@ is RISE?

While the chance of an airline starting from scratch to challenge the big four US airlines globally is tiny, it’s no surprise to see airlines trying to find niches with alternative models...

The Wall Street Journal

The All-You-Can-Fly Experience

Sick of long airport waits and short airline legroom, but can’t afford or justify your own private jet? There are now alternatives in the middle...

Fast Company

Six Companies Changing The Way We Travel

From affordable private jets to a new way to share your car, these ideas are shaking up the travel industry...

Dallas Business Journal

Here are the 40 Under 40 you need to know in North Texas

This year, our 40 Under 40 judges were very clear: A record of service in the Dallas-Fort Worth community would set apart honorees from among a pool of nearly 500 nominations...

Tech.Co

The Uber of Air Travel Business Is Taking Off

Air travel has been infamously troublesome for more than a decade. Between security lines, flight cancellations, and uncomfortable chairs, there is no way to enjoy the traveling experience when you have to go to the airport...

Yahoo News

Texas Aviation Start-Up Lets You Crowd Source Private Flights

The private-flight service Rise, based in Dallas and launched last year, does not own any airplanes but has created a system to help travelers “crowd source” a charter flight aboard eight-seat Beechcraft King Air 350 twin turboprops...

Texas Monthly

Uber for Frequent Fliers

A blue 737 sits on the taxiway at Houston’s Hobby Airport as I roll by in an eight-seat Beechcraft King Air turboprop. I’m flying to Dallas for an interview with Nick Kennedy, the co-founder and CEO of Rise, a private air-service start-up that’s half Southwest Airlines and half Netflix, with a dash of Uber...

Xconomy

Five Questions For… Nick Kennedy, Founder of Dallas-Based Rise

Texas is a far-flung state with metro-city populations that are about 200 miles away from each other. Because of that, tech innovation circles tend to largely stay amongst themselves, with the occasional meetup at South By Southwest Interactive in Austin...

PR Web

RISE Completes 1500th Flight in First Six Months of Operation

RISE, which began service in July 2015, today announced it has completed its 1,500th flight and is planning quick expansion into six additional cities in Texas and beyond...

Culture Map - San Antonio

Texas’ popular private jet service for frequent flyers lands in San Antonio

An innovative new service plans to make business travel more efficient and enjoyable for San Antonians...

Flight Global

Rise mulls European move as US demand grows

US membership-based operator Rise is evaluating the European market, with a view to launching a modified version of its scheduled...

Houston Business Journal

Private air service expands to second Houston airport

Dallas startup Rise has continued its expansion, adding a second Houston airport and expanding to San Antonio...

Dallas Business Journal

Private air service Rise expanding to San Antonio, second Houston airport

Dallas startup Rise has continued its expansion, adding two more destinations, after generating millions of dollars in revenue during its first six months of operations...

City A.M.

Private jet membership set to take off in 2016

Private jet usage is set to take off in London, following the roll out of membership schemes that allow people to make use of jets without owning them...

The Houston Chronicle

Flight-sharing company adds airport in Spring

Dallas-based Rise, a company that allows members to reserve seats on business aircraft running scheduled flights...

San Antonio Express News

Rise bringing flight sharing to San Antonio

Nick Kennedy isn’t a pilot and he doesn’t own any planes. But with an on-demand economy disrupting staid industries like taxi services and lodging...

Construction News

A Win-Win For Busy People

Nick Kennedy founded RISE with a laser focus on transforming air travel for frequent travelers. Co-founder Clynt Taylor...

The Houston Chronicle

Air services say demand there for ride sharers in the sky

"The people who fly on these planes are the movers and shakers," said Nick Kennedy, founder and CEO of Rise...

5 NBCDFW

New Airline Offers Unique Flying Experience

The founder of a new Dallas-based airline says he wanted to create an airline the way today's passenger would.

NY Times

All You Can Fly, for a Monthly Subscription

Ben Lamm, chief executive of Chaotic Moon Studios, a software design company, wanted a shorter commute between the company’s headquarters in Austin, Tex., and its new office in Dallas...

Startup Dallas

Interview with Startup Dallas’ Host and Producer, Jason Croft

Rise is a company with a really slick approach to air travel. The company’s founder and CEO, Nick Kennedy shares with us his powerful “why” for starting the company and so much more.

WFAA

Rise offers customers ‘all you can fly’ deal

Rise, a Dallas-based company, is offering commuters an "all-you-can-fly" deal for frequent regional trips. Jason Wheeler reports.

KVUE

Flight-sharing service takes off in Austin

Ride-sharing is a concept that is already becoming popular with services such as Uber and Lyft. Now, it's a concept that's taking off in Austin -- on private planes.

Yahoo! Finance

Rise Lands Private-Flight Sharing in Europe

Fly-all-you-want membership air travel company Rise, announces its first phase of international expansion, commencing operations in Europe in early 2016.

Yahoo! Finance

Why It’s Time to ‘Uber-ize’ Air Travel

Airbnb changed the hotel industry. Uber changed ground transportation. So why can’t the same change happen for air travel?

USA Today

Private jets take off for business travelers

Nabbing a seat on a private jet is becoming as easy as ordering a movie from Netflix.

TRAVEL + LEISURE

Are Private Jets, Now Much Cheaper, the New Business Class?

Private jets are becoming more accessible than ever, with new companies bringing down the price and putting the booking process at your fingertips. A Gulfstream may be the new business class.

Fortune

Flying on a private jet is getting much cheaper

Several startups are now allowing travelers to book single seats — which is making this a more affordable option.

The Washington Post

It’s time for the Uber of air travel

Airbnb changed the hotel industry. Uber changed ground transportation. So why can’t the same change happen for air travel?

The Huffington Post

Is It Time for the Uber of Air Travel?

Airbnb changed the hotel industry. Uber changed ground transportation. So why can't the same change happen for air travel?

MSN Travel

Why it’s time to Uberize air travel

Airbnb changed the hotel industry. Uber changed ground transportation. So why can't the same change happen for air travel?

iOL Travel

Time for the Uberization of airlines

Airbnb changed the hotel industry. Uber changed ground transportation. So why can't the same change happen for air travel?

USA Today

Private jets take off for business travelers

Nabbing a seat on a private jet is becoming as easy as ordering a movie from Netflix...

Travel + Leisure

Fly Like a Boss with our Guide to Private Jets

Know Your Private Jet. GULFSTREAM IV: Long-range jet of choice for bicoastal moguls; known for plush interiors that can seat up to 19...

Huffington Post

This Private Jet Company Is Uber For The Ultra-Rich

U.S. aviation company Rise are a 'Uber-style private-flight sharing company' offering people the chance to order jets instead of taxis...

Dallas Business Journal

Private air travel service to offer unlimited flights for monthly fee

A new air travel service boasting private unlimited flights for a monthly fee is slated to take off in Dallas in November. Rise is the creation of Dallas entrepreneur...

Dallas Business Journal

Strategies: How I aim to fix air travel with an attractive alternative

Dallas entrepreneur Nick Kennedy wants to change the way people view air travel by making it more accessible, quicker and a more comfortable experience...

Houston Business Journal

Private air travel service to launch between Houston and Dallas

A new air travel service boasting private unlimited flights for a monthly fee is slated to take off in Dallas in November. Called Rise, the service will launch with two aircraft servicing flights...

Culture Map

New Dallas company makes private jets affordable for frequent flyers

As marvelous a technology as air travel is, the airport ranks up there with the doctor’s office and the DMV on the list of “I wish I was anywhere else right now.”

Launch DFW

RISE: LAUNCHING BETTER TRAVEL IN DALLAS

Think back to the last time that you flew on commercial airlines. It’s not usually something that people, especially those who travel frequently, look back on with fondness...

Premier Transportation Mail-Out

Premier Transportation partners with Rise

Premier Transportation is proud to announce a new partnership with Rise, the first fly-all-you‐want air travel membership service in the southwest. This partnership...

Houston Business Journal

Hobby airport will get a new private aircraft service in November

New York-based Wheels Up, which is a membership-based private aviation company, will begin offering service out of Houston's William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), according to the Houston Chronicle.

DCEO Digital

The Netflix of Airline Travel

After helping one of the world’s wealthiest doctors grow a fledgling health IT company into an industry powerhouse, Nick Kennedy had earned his place...

FD Luxe Digital

On the Rise: Inside the new private-plane company offering all-you-can-fly for one flat fee

Oh, how the cream of the crop rises. A new Dallas-based private-plane company, Rise, is offering Texas’ luxury set an all-you-can-fly service for one monthly fee...

Launch DFW

MEN’S LIFESTYLE RETAILER, NEED, PARTNERS WITH PRIVATE JET SERVICE, RISE

Dallas-based lifestyle retailer, Need, just announced its partnership with Rise, the fly-all-you-want air travel membership service, and recent Dallas New Tech presenter...

Dallas Morning News

Private jet membership takes off in Dallas

Flying in a private jet isn’t just for the elite anymore. For that, you can thank a new class of companies that are trying to bridge the gap between premium commercial...

Culture Map Dallas

Dallas startups Need and Rise forge happy partnership in the sky

A partnership between two Dallas startups hopes to prove that membership does have its privileges. Need, the online purveyor of men’s clothing, accessories and lifestyle...

Dallas Morning News

Two Dallas-based startups — Need and Rise — form a partnership to enhance private jet membership

Two Dallas-based startups today announced a partnership to enhance private air travel with exclusive products. Need, a year-old purveyor of exclusive clothing and accessories...

Dallas Morning News

Private air service Rise partners with Dallas startup Need

Private air service Rise is partnering with a fellow Dallas startup to bring specially curated items to its members. The service is working with Need, an online magazine...

Dallas Morning News

Dallas startups join forces for the better

When Nick Kennedy wanted to offer some special products to his private plane members, he turned to a fellow startup company in Dallas. Kennedy’s Rise, which plans...

Dallas Business Journal

Rise establishes Love Field HQ, readies for official launch of private air service

Rise is getting ready to officially launch its private plane service after recently establishing its headquarters at Love Field and completing two test runs. "We're excited to get going...

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