Wingly (company)

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Wingly
Privately held company
Industry
FoundedJune 2015
Founders
  • Emeric de Waziers
  • Bertrand Joab-Cornu
  • Lars Klein
HeadquartersLevallois-Perret, France
Area served
Worldwide, predominantly UK, France and Germany
ProductsMobile app, website
Services
Websitewww.wingly.io/ Edit this on Wikidata

Wingly is a French company which runs a flightsharing platform. Using the platform, recreational pilots may offer passengers seats on their flights from aerodromes by charging each passenger a share of the operational expenses of the flight.[1][2][3][4]

The service has been compared to Uber and Airbnb.[5] Flights are insured by Allianz.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/service-dubbed-uber-air-travel-3179121
  2. ^ https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2018/jul/14/wingly-flight-sharing-channel
  3. ^ https://www.businessinsider.com/we-flew-on-a-private-aircraft-with-uber-like-service-wingly-2017-10?IR=T
  4. ^ https://www.irishtimes.com/business/transport-and-tourism/sharing-economy-takes-to-the-skies-matching-passengers-with-eager-pilots-1.3284045
  5. ^ https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/06/wingly-is-carpooling-for-private-planes/
  6. ^ "Wingly – A flight sharing platform for the UK".
  7. ^ "Getting a private flight costs the same as the train - so Simon Calder checked in to check it out". 26 April 2017.

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