The co-founder and CEO of Landline, which is partnering with American Airlines to connect Atlantic City International Airport with Philadelphia International Airport, sees his bus routes as “wingless flights.”

“We don’t think of ourselves as an airport shuttle but as an extension of the airline’s network. We are just using an airplane that doesn’t fly,” David Sunde, 30, who founded the company in 2018 with Ben Munson, 35, said Friday.

His company’s service is booked on as a leg of the American Airlines journey, and buses are boarded on the tarmac like a flight would be. Read More from Press of Atlantic City.