Advancing travel and event retailing with IATA's NDC and Skyscanner APIs: An interview with IATA NDC Hackathon winner, Evol Johnson

Advancing travel and event retailing with IATA's NDC and Skyscanner APIs: An interview with IATA NDC Hackathon winner, Evol Johnson

Evol Johnson is a systems architect, and one of the hackers that took part in IATA’s recent NDC Hackathon in Dublin. During the 36 hours available to the hackers, Evol was able to develop (as a solo hacker) a Chrome widget, featuring the Skyscanner Hotels API, that could be embedded into event websites to enable attendees to easily book their flights and hotels for the event. 

Skyscanner take on friction in group booking and power innovation at IATA’s NDC Hackathon

Skyscanner take on friction in group booking and power innovation at IATA’s NDC Hackathon

IATA’s NDC standard represents the next generation of flexible and dynamic travel content distribution, and has the potential to take airline retailing to the next level. The recent weekend-long NDC Hackathon in Dublin, which Skyscanner participated in, was testament to this, as entrepreneurs, designers, and engineers developed solutions to the world’s business and leisure travel problems using both NDC and Travel APIs.

Skyscanner to Hack Solutions to the World's Travel Problems at IATA's NDC Hackathon

Skyscanner to Hack Solutions to the World's Travel Problems at IATA's NDC Hackathon

Skyscanner is excited to be participating in the upcoming IATA NDC Hackathon in Dublin, May 19 – May 21st. The hackathon is designed to bring together developers, marketers, designers and innovators with the mission of taking airline retailing to the next level.

Skyscanner at CAPA Americas 2017: Disruption, Data and the Future of Airline Distribution

Skyscanner at CAPA Americas 2017: Disruption, Data and the Future of Airline Distribution

The upcoming CAPA 2017 Americas Aviation Summit will be held in Orlando, April 4th - 5th. The event will bring together members of the aviation industry from across the globe - including Skyscanner - to discuss and debate topics around innovation, disruption and the unique challenges being faced by the US. 

US Low-Cost Love: Back to Basic Competition – US Ultra Low-Cost & Legacy Analysis by Region, Price and Seats

US Low-Cost Love: Back to Basic Competition – US Ultra Low-Cost & Legacy Analysis by Region, Price and Seats

Analysing the rise of ultra low cost carriers in the US aviation market