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 email@example.com 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.
Resumption of flight activity in the safest way post-COVID-19
A notice to pilots After our discussions with the CAA about when Wingly flights could resume, They have discussed with the Department for Transport and stated: Up until the 17th of May, national restrictions on travel still preside hence you must not ...
What costs can I share as a pilot?
Flight sharing is fully legal in the European Union according to the European Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 and it has been confirmed by the EASA itself in a letter to Wingly. Private pilots are allowed to share their flights and costs with passengers ...
When should I post a flexible flight?
When adding a flight, you have two options in terms of date type : Flexible dates: If you are able to do this flight on a regular basis, then choose flexible dates and fill in what days you are usually available. You will always have the possibility ...
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone ...
How do I improve my passenger profile?
How and why create an account on Wingly? Creating an account on Wingly only takes a few seconds and is necessary to get in contact with our pilots and book flights. You simply sign up with your email address or your Facebook account. Enter your ...
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 ...
How do I create a Wingly account?
Firstly, thank you for taking an interest in Wingly and our platform! Creating an account only takes a few seconds. Follow these simple steps and you'll be up in the clouds before you know it! Go to the homepage of our website and click on 'Register' ...