May 29, 2019

On the road with Skyscanner: June events preview

Where in the world is Skyscanner in June? Join us in person at these key industry events, or online on LinkedIn.

CAPA Airline CEOs, 4 June 2019, Seoul (South Korea)

Hugh Aitken, Skyscanner’s Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships, will be joining a panel discussion deep-diving into the spectacular growth of the Asian airline market, and looking at how the region is coping with this rapidly increasing demand. Whilst data suggests there is still opportunity for LCCs – in North Asia in particular – is this growth sustainable? How is the rest of the travel industry taking inspiration from this highly innovative market to fuel growth?

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Gavin Harris, Commercial Director at Skyscanner, will be on stage in the afternoon as part of the panel looking at the future of airline distribution, both in the context of NDC and beyond. The discussion will look at the progress, blockers and complexities in effectively rolling out new distribution strategies. Will airlines that are heavily investing in their own API channels pay off? The panel will also highlight how technology has encouraged a shift in distribution models.

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CAPA LCCs in North Asia Summit, 24 June 2019, Cebu (Philippines)

What are the drivers behind future travellers’ decisions, and how can the airline industry tap into this to set themselves apart? Gavin Harris, Commercial Director at Skyscanner, will be joining a panel discussing passenger behaviours, and the evolution from a focus on cost to one where value is centre stage.

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Digital Travel Summit, 26 June 2019, London (United Kingdom)

Gordon Mack, Senior Product Manager at Skyscanner, will be asking how voice technology is radically changing the way the travel industry needs to think about its future. Leveraging this trend will take a profound understanding of your traveller. How does your audience prefer to search?

Sean Yu, Skyscanner’s Director of Product, will be delivering a keynote presentation on succeeding in China – the world’s fasting-growing market. From setting up shop to new revenue streams and consumer behaviour, what do you need to know before entering the Chinese market?