Flying from LA to San Francisco on business is a task normally fraught with stress and rage. But today, my journey begins from a better place. Instead of the gargantuan mess that is LAX, my Uber rolls up to a tiny airport three miles to the east. I start to realize just how different my work commute will be today. I’m flying Surf Air, a new airline hoping to deliver some overdue disruption to the not-so-friendly skies. The year-old, swiftly growing company is a subscription-based model for private planes, but it’s at a price point that could actually be accessible for frequent fliers. And on this sunny LA morning, I got to try it out. Advertisement Disrupting the sky Advertisement It’s no coincidence that SurfAir has a partnership with Uber; it’s already been referred to as a kind of Uber for flying, but in a way it’s more like the subscription-based policies of Netflix. Members pay a one-time $1,000 fee to join, and then $1,750 per month to fly limitless trips to six destinations on the West Coast. Is it worth it? Well let me answer that with another question: How long does it take to get from LA to… Read full this story
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