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Rules and regulations
What are the rules and regulations for a pilot flying with Wingly?
Wingly's procedure following recent events surrounding Covid-19
Whilst the government has allowed flying activity to resume on the 4th July, **soci
Resumption of flight activity in the safest way post-COVID-19
Therefore, for pilots and passengers wishing to undertake cost-shared flights with us, we confirm that we have now been given the green light. Nevertheless, the virus has not vanished and we urge you to look closely at these safety measures before undertaking your
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 in non-complex aircraft carrying no more than 6 persons including the pilot, and are allowed to advertise these flights.
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.
Is it legal for a pilot to share costs using Wingly?
Flight sharing is approved by the European regulation CE 965/2012 article 6.4.a for flights carried out in non complex aircraft, carrying no more than 6 people, with the pilot included. Wingly is a signatory to the EASA Safe Carriage Sharing Charter on the safety of non-commercial light aviation flights. This charter was created in cooperation with the European Aviation Safety Agency in order to promote a safe
How does Wingly ensure flying within the confines of the CAA regulations?
Flights can be legally cost-shared by private individuals on non-complex aeroplanes and helicopters, by the rules of Part NCO, on the condition that the direct costs are shared by all occupants of the aircraft, pilot included, and that the number of people sharing the direct cost is limited to 6.
What if a passenger offers to give me extra money on the day?
Do not accept any additional compensation from passengers and it is very important to adhere to this rule. Aviation regulations prohibit pilots from accepting any compensation from passengers. Wingly has created a system whereby costs are split equally between the pilot and their passengers, however passengers cannot compensate you any further. Wingly's secure online payment system allows you and your passengers