Can I restrict which club members use Wingly?
Definitely. We would strongly encourage each CFI to approve the club/school’s pilots that wish to use Wingly - the names of each pilot who wishes to use Wingly and has been approved by the CFI to do should then be added to a document shared between the club and Wingly. If a pilot from the club/school then signs up to the platform, Wingly will ensure their name is on this list. If it is not, we will double check with the club/school that this pilot is not permitted to use Wingly. Assuming this is the case, we will not permit the pilot to post flights onto the platform.
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How do I contact a pilot once I have booked?
Once a flight has been booked and confirmed by the pilot, their phone number will become available to you. We always recommend keeping a steady flow of contact with the pilot before the flight to ensure that you are aware of all of the procedures and ...
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 email@example.com or by phone ...
How can I encourage my pilots to use Wingly?
If you wish to allow your pilots to use the Wingly, we can provide a sample email and form that can be filled in by those pilots wishing to use Wingly. This will give you a summary of those pilots looking to sign up to the platform and allow you to ...
What are the benefits to the club/school?
As Wingly allows pilots to fly at a much cheaper rate, we hope they will use their savings to fly more often - renting your aircraft on a more regular basis. Aside from this, some pilots may use their savings to obtain additional ratings. Seeing as ...
Why should I allow the club/school’s pilots to use Wingly?
Flying is hardly a cheap hobby and by allowing your pilots to use Wingly you are allowing them to halve, third or even quarter their flying costs. Whilst neither Wingly nor yourselves can tell your pilots what to do with their savings, we hope they ...
Does a pilot have to pay to use Wingly?
The Wingly platform is completely free to use for pilots. There are no management or usage costs for using the platform. When a flight is carried out on Wingly, the pilot receives the "complete" share of the flight costs from the passengers. The ...
How do I use my unavailability calendar?
The calendar feature on Wingly is a really important tool as it allows you to share your unavailability with Wingly passengers. With the new and improved calendar, you can choose when you are available to take passengers for each of your flights. ...