Does a pilot have to pay to use Wingly?

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 Wingly commissions are paid only by the passengers.

If you have any questions, you can contact us directly at tower@wingly.io or by phone on +447708405306. We are available from Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 17:30.



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