How do I pause my flights from being listed on Wingly?

How do I pause my flights from being listed on Wingly?


We have a new feature that enables pilots to 'pause' their flights. When a flight is paused, it cannot be seen or booked by a passenger.

This means that instead of deleting a flight route that you are unable to fly at the moment, you can now 'pause' it and keep it stored until you wish to resume it at a later date. Note: This will not affect any existing bookings but only prevent any new booking requests. 

Say that you are unable to monitor your account for a while - such as going on holiday. By pausing your flight listings, they will not be displayed to the wingly community to book until you 'resume' them. This way you will not have to worry about booking requests coming in and expiring within the 48-hour limit. 

Reasons to pause a flight:
  • Time off-the-grid or unable to monitor requests when any booking requests would usually expire.
  • Holiday.
  • Seasonal routes or flying at 2 different airfields at different times of the year.
  • Travel restrictions preventing certain international flights from taking place.
When you should not use the pause function:
  • If you are unable to fly on specific dates then it's better to use the unavailability calendar.
  • A short amount of time or when you are still able to look at your booking requests.
  • Remember that by pausing a flight you will not receive any new bookings until you put the flight back online.

The stages of pausing your flight's bookings:

1. Log into your Wingly account and choose the "flight management" option under the "cockpit" tab, at the top right of the page:


2. Select the flight that you wish to pause by clicking on the title.

3. Once you have selected the flight, you will be able to view the flight's details. In the bottom left, you will see a notice saying 'Need a break?'Select the 'Pause Bookings' button to prevent any new bookings on this flight.


5. Once a flight has been paused, an orange banner will appear at the top of the flights details.


How do I un-pause my flight to resume new bookings?

1. To resume bookings, in the same 'flights details' page - you should now see the notice has been replaced by 'resume bookings'. 


Short-cuts to pausing and resuming your flight can also be found by selecting the three vertical dots on the right-hand side of a flight on the flight management page. 

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.


    • Popular Articles

    • COVID-19 Pilots: Flying activity in the safest way.

      A notice to pilots December 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Care of Passengers in General Aviation Aircraft - CAA Safety Sense July 2021

              
    • How do I book and pay for a flight?

      It’s simple and straightforward to make a booking on Wingly: *You can also make multiple booking requests, which will allow you to increase your chances to book a flight. Please click here to learn how to do Multiple Bookings 1. Select the flight you ...
    • Related Articles

    • Can clubs and schools post flights on Wingly?

      Whilst cost-sharing will always be the mainstay of Wingly’s operations, with Wingly Pro we now have permission from the CAA to offer commercial flights and trial lessons on our platform too.  With over 150,000 monthly site visits and a database of ...
    • How do I update my aircraft costs and apply it to my flights?

      As the price of fuel changes, you might find your hourly cost to fly goes up. You can change the hourly cost of your aircraft but then must also edit each of your already posted flights to reflect the new price. Here are the steps on how to do this:  ...
    • How will my aircraft perform on Wingly?

      Wingly is the perfect way to share your passion for aviation with others, but it also presents the opportunity to significantly decrease your hourly expenses and maximise usage of your aircraft in the process. Pilots often ask us how well their ...
    • Do Wingly charge a commission on the flights?

      Wingly charges a commission of £15 + 18% of the total booking price (+VAT). This is paid fully by the passenger and includes insurance Wingly is completely free for pilots to use. ​ If you have any questions, you can contact us directly ...
    • What types of flights can a pilot do and where can they fly?

      Pilots are free to post local flights, landaways and one-way flights - the only restriction to this being that CFI-approved pilots with under 100 hours are only allowed to post local flights.  If you have any questions, you can contact us directly ...