We’re excited to announce a new partnership with RapidAPI that, for the first time ever, allows developers to integrate Skyscanner Flight Search into their applications through a public API, exclusively listed on the RapidAPI Marketplace.
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.
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.
We all know the stress and sleepless nights that come part and parcel of booking a group holiday.
Built using the Skyscanner Travel API, Wing it is the first mobile app that needs only your budget to serve up your next holiday destination. We interviewed Eileen Kelly, founder of Wing it, to find out more!
If you follow DuckDuckGo on Twitter, you might have seen their tweet last week featuring our newly released Instant Answer. A few months ago we also released a cheat-sheet for our APIs to help developers working with them. In this post Skyscanner Developer Advocate, Sam Heyman, tells us more about DuckDuckGo, our Instant Answers and how you can get involved.
Guest blog by Catherine Gibson of Tripmatch about the idea behind her company and reasons why they partnered with Skyscanner.
Lex Oudijk is a #buildwithskyscanner competition entrant. In this guest blog, Lex shares what inspired the idea to build travel concierge, Lewis and the next steps being taken to ensure that his build will be the very best that it can be.
Former air hostess turned Flight Life app founder, Lisa Mothersille, talks us through America's newest inspirational travel app for millenials, the tech behind it and their plans for the future.
In part two of our API advice series we cover the build, from developer advocacy to a testing mentality