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Evacuate the runway: Controversy over 'Uber for Planes' comes to Congress Well before anyone talked about the shared economies, US homeowners were already on board. Advertising billboards were used at General Airline terminals to promote travel plans, to attract potential travellers to the trip and to divide the cost of the trip.

Pilot do that because flight is an affluent pastime. Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association alerts pilot who should be willing to pay more than $225 per incident if all airfare - flight cost includes gas, insurances and airports taxes - is covered. Given that every 90-day period individual pilot must perform at least three take-offs and landings in order to keep their license valid, there are not many practical ways to avoid these expenses.

They have been dividing the cost with the passenger since at least the sixties. It is an important way for a pilot to finance a flight custom. It is an alternate way for a passenger to arrive at a certain location. It has the capacity to be much more in the Uber era. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is in the way.

The FAA discontinued its efforts to convert these analogue posters into digitised posters in 2014 and decided that flyers using on-line flightsharing applications would be governed as "common carriers" like airline companies. Whilst this judgement does not directly prohibit these applications, no individual flyer who undertakes week-end voyages in a single-engine Cessna will be subjected to the supplementary license and certificate requirement (or compulsory third party third party indemnity insurance) that the FAA deems necessary as a professional flyer.

One of these recently started applications, FlyteNow, brought the German government to justice in the course of the agency's verdict. However, last year the U.S. Supreme Court refused to accept the case and apparently built the appeals forever. "The Aviation Empowerment Act, a law presented today by Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah), states that a named airline or a personally owned airline does not represent a joint airline.

However, the law retains the present ban on individual pilot making profits on air travel via flight-sharing applications, but would otherwise allow the production of posters for promotional purposes. Joint use of aircraft is a win-win situation for aerospace fans, whether they are a pilot or simply enjoying it. The small number of aircraft and aircraft operated by individuals and non professional aircraft, as well as the regulations that prohibit non-commercial aircraft from making a gain on their service, mean that the airline community is unlikely to disturb trading carriers in the same way that it has disturbed the cab-business.

Nearly everyone has a vehicle; very few humans own a plane. The Flytenow and AirPooler applications started in 2013, not long after Uber became an omnipresent part of non-airborne traffic. Of course, the appeals were often called " about for heaven ", while the following regulative and juridical fight took place.

In contrast to Uber or Lyft, these flight-sharing applications should not do anything other than the notice board at general air traffic airports: to share the costs of a plane ride.

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