Are Wingly flights legal?
Flightsharing is regulated and legal in Europe. The European AIR OPS regulation N ° 965/2012 on flight-sharing allows pilots to share flights with passengers, however, they are not allowed to make a profit. The legislation on flight sharing in the United Kingdom remains consistent with that of the European Union. Here, you'll find the legislation pertaining to flight sharing in the UK: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/eur/2012/965/contents A recent letter from the Chair of the CAA also confirms the legality of cost-shared flights. Please find additional guidance here. If you have any further questions, we encourage you to contact us directly by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on +44 1905 57 0566. We will still be available during our normal office hours of 8:30-17:30 GMT, Monday to Friday.
To find out more about flight-sharing in the UK and Europe, visit our dedicated page on the subject.
COVID-19 Pilots: Resumption of flight activity in the safest way post COVID-19
A notice to pilots August 2021 Update: The GA guidance page on gov.uk has been updated to clarify the latest position, as well as the general travel guidance page. We are happy to announce that as per the UK Government guidance, General Aviation ...
How can I get in touch directly with the pilot?
While it's not required to send a pilot a message prior to booking, we always recommend doing so as it increases the chances of your booking being accepted by the pilot, so your unique flight experience can go ahead! It is also a great chance to tell ...
Do Wingly charge a commission on the flights?
Wingly charges a commission of £10 + 15% of the total booking price (+VAT). This is paid fully by the passenger and Wingly is completely free for pilots to use. If you have any questions, you can contact us directly at email@example.com or by phone ...
How do I contact Wingly?
Our Customer Relations Team is happy to respond to any queries you may have. We are available by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and by telephone on +441905570566, Monday to Friday 08:30-17:30. Outside of these hours, a member of our team will get back to ...
How do I book and pay for a flight?
If you have arranged a time and date with the pilot already*, you will still need to make a booking through the website so the pilot can confirm the flight and to ensure you are covered by the Wingly insurance. To make your booking, follow these ...
What types of flights can I book with Wingly?
Wingly is first and foremost an experience platform rather than a commercial airline. You will therefore find more round flights, day flights and weekend trips than cross-country flights. As Wingly pilots fly with small aircrafts, it may sometimes be ...
About Wingly and flight sharing
What is the concept of Wingly? Wingly is the first flight-sharing platform in Europe. Through our digital platform, we connect private pilots, offering vacant seats to passengers curious to discover Earth from above so that they can share the costs ...
Is there an age limit on Wingly flights?
There is no age limit however it is best to discuss this directly with the pilot as they will be able to further inform you about whether it would be suitable. To do so, on the flight page scroll down to the ‘About pilot’ section where there is a ...
Is there any legal information to know about the passenger referral program?
The Wingly referral programme allows both passenger and pilot members to earn credit which can be used to book a flight. In order to participate, passengers and pilots have to accept the terms and conditions of the Wingly referral programme detailed ...
Am I insured if I fly with Wingly?
Passengers, their luggage, and third parties on the ground are automatically covered by the civil liability insurance of the aircraft operator. However, Wingly pilots and passengers benefit from extra coverage if the compulsory insurance is ...