Wingly: will the ‘Uber of the skies’ take off?

Flight-sharing sites offer a cheap way of crossing the Channel or seeing the Dales from the air

We’ve had cars and bikes, and now the sharing economy is going airborne with services that allow the public to take to the skies in an affordable way.

Flight-sharing websites such as Wingly claim to be bringing private aviation to the masses and giving ordinary people the chance to pop over to France for lunch in a private plane, or nip across to the Isle of Wight for tea, without having to take out a second mortgage.

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