[Video] Regulating Planesharing: Exploring Common Carriage and Expense Sharing

The legal fate of Flytenow, a ridesharing platform for small planes, was sealed by the FAA’s determination that it acted as a common carrier despite Flytenow’s claim that it was engaged in permissible expense sharing. What are common carriage and expense sharing? A variety of experts discuss the legal aspects of the Flytenow case.

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Related Links:

Fourth Branch Video: “Regulating Planesharing: Flytenow and the FAA”

Deep Dive Podcast: “‘Uber of the Sky’: The Story of Flytenow”

Deep Dive Podcast: “Can Government Regulation Keep Pace with Emerging Technology?”

Flytenow Blog

Alan Guichard

CFO and Co-Founder

Flytenow, Inc.


Christopher Koopman

Senior Director of Strategy and Research

Center for Growth and Opportunity


Gregory S. McNeal

Professor of Law and Public Policy, Pepperdine University

Co-Founder, AirMap


Jon Riches

Director of National Litigation

Goldwater Institute


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