July 5, 2019

Is long-haul, low-cost the future of flying?

This blog post was drafted in collaboration with John Strickland, Director at JLS Consulting. You can find him on Twitter @JohnLStrickland.

May 15, 2019

Event round up: Insights from CAPA’s Airline Leader Summit (Dublin)

Skyscanner’s Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships Hugh Aitken recently delivered a keynote speech at CAPA’s Airline Leader Summit in Dublin, Ireland. He explored the European aviation market and a mobile-first offering that meets the expectations of modern travellers.

May 10, 2019

Cathay Pacific sees 57 percent increase in booking volume with Skyscanner Direct Booking

“Since partnering with Skyscanner and embracing its Direct Booking platform, we’ve seen a robust improvement in the user Conversion Rate of almost 40%. Combined with a 17% year-on-year increase in overall traffic versus 2017 from Skyscanner, this has resulted in a significant uplift in revenue...

April 1, 2019

Skyscanner announces Swoop partnership on multi-market flights integration

Skyscanner, the world's travel search engine, has announced its latest partnership with Swoop, the Canadian ultra low-cost carrier, which will allow Skyscanner users in Canada, Jamaica, Mexico, the United States and the United Kingdom to search for flights and view airfares from Swoop. 

February 27, 2019

Open skies and a low-cost revolution

February was a busy month for Skyscanner: our industry experts attended three CAPA events around the globe. If you weren’t able to attend, here’s a quick summary of what was discussed and some key takeaways from our senior leadership team.

February 12, 2019

Let’s get personal: Why tailoring your onboard experience is a win-win

When it comes to air travel, customers in 2019 have more choice than ever before. As they increasingly seek better ways to find and book exactly what they need – quickly and efficiently – it pays for airlines and travel brands to get this right.  

January 30, 2019

The interview: Airline industry expert and author Faical Allou

Faical Allou is a former Skyscanner employee with more than 10 years’ experience in the airline industry. In this exclusive interview, he explains how this experience led to his first book, A Lifelong Flight, and why a frictionless experience for travellers is indeed the way forward in 2019.

December 18, 2018

What airlines need to prioritise in 2019: Hugh Aitken, Senior Director, Skyscanner

It’s been a progressive and productive year for the travel industry. Headlines throughout 2018 highlighted the challenges from this ever-growing sector of the global economy as well as the positive impact. Whether it’s about enabling further travel through new routes or the latest innovations in...

December 5, 2018

CAPA's World Aviation Summit in Berlin, 27-28-Nov-2018

Last week CAPA – Centre for Aviation hosted its World Aviation Outlook Summit in Berlin.  With presentations from 20 of the airline industry’s key C-suite leaders, key topics addressed at the summit included:  

November 16, 2018

Russia's flagship carrier Aeroflot joins Skyscanner's Direct Booking Platform