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Cessna Flights For the Masses

• Blackbird’s app offers a much cheaper form of plane sharing

• “It’s competing with very badly managed infrastructure”

It’s relatively inexpensive and easy, if not always comfortable, to fly to most big U.S. cities. But try to fly from, say, Burlington, Vt., to Portland, Maine: The best option might take you through New York, cost $800, and burn the better part of a day. The regional carriers that used to serve routes like these have been shuttered

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