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skyscanner.com

Founded Year

2003

Stage

Acquired | Acquired

Total Raised

$197.18M

Valuation

$0000 

About Skyscanner

Skyscanner is a flight search engine that aims to allow users to browse for flights via price and location. Additional tools, such as fare graphs, allow users to compare flight prices of any given route over a month period, or the price of weekend flights from any given city. The site is multilingual, offering flight searches in 20 languages including Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, Polish, Spanish, and Japanese. Skyscanner does not sell flights directly; instead, the site can be used to find the cheapest deal for a desired route after which users are automatically transferred to the airline or travel supplier's website to make their booking directly. Users can search for flights without having to enter specific dates or destinations, creating a very flexible flight search platform. Skyscanner's indexing technology means that search results can be found much more quickly than with meta-search engines, as there is no need to scrape third party pages for information every time a search is made, which aims to make it distinctly different from most other flight finding websites.

Skyscanner Headquarter Location

Floor 6, The Avenue 1 Bedford Avenue

London, England, WC1B 3AU,

United Kingdom

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Expert Collections containing Skyscanner

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Skyscanner is included in 1 Expert Collection, including Travel Technology (Travel Tech).

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Travel Technology (Travel Tech)

2,134 items

The travel tech collection includes companies offering tech-enabled services and products for tourists and travel players (hotels, airlines, airports, cruises, etc.). It excludes financial services and micro-mobility solutions.

Skyscanner Patents

Skyscanner has filed 9 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Social networking services
  • Biological databases
  • Data synchronization
patents chart

Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

4/19/2017

4/5/2022

Internet terminology, Natural language processing, Social networking services, Biological databases, Software patent law

Grant

Application Date

4/19/2017

Grant Date

4/5/2022

Title

Related Topics

Internet terminology, Natural language processing, Social networking services, Biological databases, Software patent law

Status

Grant

Latest Skyscanner News

  • When was Skyscanner founded?

    Skyscanner was founded in 2003.

  • Where is Skyscanner's headquarters?

    Skyscanner's headquarters is located at Floor 6, The Avenue, London.

  • What is Skyscanner's latest funding round?

    Skyscanner's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Skyscanner raise?

    Skyscanner raised a total of $197.18M.

  • Who are the investors of Skyscanner?

    Investors of Skyscanner include Trip.com Group, Vitruvian Partners, Artemis Investment Management, Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Yahoo! and 6 more.

  • Who are Skyscanner's competitors?

    Competitors of Skyscanner include Expedia and 6 more.

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