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 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...

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 20, 2019

Is mobile the key to success for hotels?

Spoiler alert: the answer is yes.

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...

June 12, 2018

Perspective on Payments: Worldline

As part of our 'Perspective on Payments' series, we interviewed Harry Boyd, Head of Global Sales for Online Payment Acceptance at Worldline to discuss payment flows in the travel industry, challenges and the shift to mobile. 

May 24, 2018

Perspective on Payments: Braintree

As part of our 'Perspective on Payments' series, we spoke to Svante Westerberg, Head of Global Strategic Development from Braintree for a view on the importance of the payment flow, challenges faced in improving it and what we can expect to change in the future.

May 16, 2018

The Future of Travel: Trends set to disrupt travel and distribution

With over 70 million app downloads and monthly active users, Skyscanner has successfully developed a two-sided marketplace that meets the needs of both travellers and travel suppliers by surfacing a wide range of travel offerings, and providing access to a global marketplace.