POWER OF ATTORNEY
FOR EXECUTING FORMS 3, FORMS 4 AND FORMS 5,
FORM 144 AND SCHEDULE 13D AND SCHEDULE 13G
The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of Melissa M. Tomkiel, William A. Heyburn and Sam Stone, with full power of substitution, as the undersigned’s true and lawful attorneys-in-fact to:
|(1)||Execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned’s capacity as an officer and/or director of Blade Air Mobility, Inc. any (a) Form 3, Form 4 and Form 5 (including amendments thereto) in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), and the rules thereunder, (b) Form 144 (including amendments thereto), in accordance with Rule 144 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and the rules thereunder, and (c) Schedule 13D and Schedule 13G (including amendments thereto) in accordance with Sections 13(d) and 13(g) of the Exchange Act, but only to the extent each form or schedule relates to the undersigned’s beneficial ownership of securities of Blade Air Mobility, Inc. or any of its subsidiaries;|
|(2)||Do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned that may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any Form 3, Form 4, Form 5, Form 144, Schedule 13D or Schedule 13G (including amendments thereto) and timely file the forms or schedules with the SEC and any stock exchange or quotation system, self-regulatory association or any other authority, and provide a copy as required by law or advisable to such persons as the attorneys-in-fact deems appropriate; and|
|(3)||Take any other action in connection with the foregoing that, in the opinion of the attorneys-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of or legally required of the undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by the attorneys-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in the form and shall contain the terms and conditions as the attorneys-in-fact may approve in the discretion of the attorneys-in-fact.|
The undersigned hereby grants to each of the attorneys-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform all and every act requisite, necessary or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers granted herein, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that the attorneys-in-fact shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers granted herein. The undersigned acknowledges that each of the attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, is not assuming (nor is Blade Air Mobility, Inc. assuming) any of the undersigned’s responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Exchange Act or Rule 144 of the Securities Act.
The undersigned agrees that the attorneys-in-fact may rely entirely on information furnished orally or in writing by or at the direction of the undersigned to the attorneys-in-fact. The undersigned also agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Blade Air Mobility, Inc. and each of the attorneys-in-fact against any losses, claims, damages or liabilities (or actions in these respects) that arise out of or are based upon any untrue statements or omissions of necessary facts in the information provided by or at the direction of the undersigned, or upon the lack of timeliness in the delivery of information by or at the direction of the undersigned, to the attorneys-in fact for purposes of executing, acknowledging, delivering or filing a Form 3, Form 4, Form 5, Form 144, Schedule 13D or Schedule 13G (including amendments thereto) with respect to the undersigned’s holdings of and transactions in securities issued by Blade Air Mobility, Inc. and agrees to reimburse Blade Air Mobility, Inc. and each of the attorneys-in-fact on demand for any legal or other expenses reasonably incurred in connection with investigating or defending against any such loss, claim, damage, liability or action.
This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Form 3, Form 4, Form 5, Form 144, Schedule 13D and Schedule 13G (including amendments thereto) with respect to the undersigned’s holdings of and transactions in securities issued by Blade Air Mobility, Inc., unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the attorneys-in-fact. This Power of Attorney does not revoke any other power of attorney that the undersigned has previously granted.
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of the date written below.
|/s/ Eric Affeldt|
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