I have made a booking request, what happens next?

I have made a booking request, what happens next?

After you have made a booking request, the pilot will have the opportunity to accept the request, refuse it and/or offer you alternative dates for the flight. In the case you are offered alternative dates, you can either accept or refuse these. If you have been unable to find a suitable date with the pilot, you could contact other pilots in your area through our messaging feature before you book again. 

If you have any further questions, we encourage you to contact us directly by email at hello@wingly.io or by phone on +44 1905 57 0566. We are still be available during our normal office hours of 8:30-5:30 GMT Monday to Friday.

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