Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday December 21, 2015

Uber-Style Flight-Sharing Service Shot Down by U.S. Court

Who knew ridesharing for flights was even a thing, let alone being illegal. Would you use a service like this even if it was legal?

An Uber-style business that connects private pilots with travelers willing to split fuel costs and other expenses was shot down by a Washington, D.C., court. The judges on Friday declined Flytenow Inc.’s request to review a Federal Aviation Administration ruling that pilots who use the service to find passengers must have commercial licenses.