Matt Voska created Flytenow which offers a low cost and eco-friendly way to travel in New England.

Dubbed hitchhiking in the air, Flytenow is a service that matches pilots of small planes with people who want to ditch major airlines and experience the thrill of riding in such close quarters.

The exciting new platform, launched last week by 19-year-old Northeastern University student and pilot Matt Voska who’s also currently using his dorm room as the headquarters, enables pilots to split the per-hour flight cost with users. Voska explains, “As an example, a roundtrip adventure from Boston’s Hanscom Field to Martha’s Vineyard in a Cessna 172 may cost around $100 per person.”

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