Former US-based online flight-sharing service Flytenow is accusing the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) of blocking an effort from Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) that would allow online flight-sharing services to operate in the US. Flytenow, in an August 8 blog, expressed puzzlement over AOPA’s opposition to the Aviation Empowerment Act, writing that: “AOPA is siding with business aviation industry lobbyists... ignoring the interests of their own members.” The company ...

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