In this interview with Skyscanner VP Strategy Filip Filipov, we delve deeper into the biggest challenges faced by the travel and airline industries. He shares his insights and reveals his hopes for the future of the sector.
Skyscanner, the world's travel search engine, has announced its latest partnership with Swoop, the Canadian ultra low-cost carrier.
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.
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.
His novel follows Sam, a professor in business strategy who finds himself on a mission to rescue a start-up airline in Bali while navigating an industry that is completely unknown to him.
Hugh Aitken, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships looks back at 2018 and shares his thoughts on three key areas that airlines need to focus on in 2019 and beyond.
We interviewed Yanik Hoyles, Director of New Distribution Capability Programme at IATA to discuss NDC, challenges in the travel industry and what we can expect to change in the next five to ten years.
As data continues to highlight the shift from desktop to mobile, and new shopping and payments trends emerge from the East, we take a look at the biggest challenge and opportunity that airlines have to face: retailing.
This feature highlights the importance of ancillary merchandising, and how data can be used to optimise your conversion and drive ancillary-based revenue for the future.
Skyscanner team attended this year's IATA WPS in Barcelona. Read more to find out the key themes and takeaways learned from the travel industry's stakeholders.
In our latest analysis, we address one of the key challenges in airline route strategy.
Analysing the growth of secondary airports across three global regions
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.
Exploring the power of data as airline distribution reaches a new era
Collaborating with PayPal's Braintree payments system to offer more seamless flight bookings
Skyscanner will be attending this year's Routes Americas (set to be the biggest to date) between the 14th and 16th of February. Skyscanner will have a stand (S2) and also be kicking off the second day with a Routes Talk covering '21st century analytics and their role in identifying traffic leakage' (February 15th at 9:45).
Scoot becomes first airline in Asia to feature on Skyscanner's Direct Booking platform.
For a very long time, airlines have been trying to understand their customers and their preferences, but they were limited by the information available to them - and to a large extent they still are.