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August 03, 2015 7:25 PM ET

Internet Software and Services

Company Overview of Skyscanner Limited

Company Overview

Skyscanner Limited operates a travel search site which provides online price comparisons for various flights, car hire, and hotels. It compares air tickets with various airlines and online travel agents. Skyscanner Limited was founded in 2001 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. It has additional offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore, China, and the United States.

Quartermile One

15 Lauriston Place

Edinburgh,  EH3 9EN

United Kingdom

Founded in 2001

Key Executives for Skyscanner Limited

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder, Director of Business Development and Director
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer and Director
General Counsel and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Skyscanner Limited Key Developments

Skyscanner Limited Forms Joint Venture with Yahoo Japan Corporation to Launch Skyscanner Japan

Skyscanner Limited has formed a joint venture with Yahoo Japan Corporation to launch Skyscanner Japan, a search engine dedicated to the travel market. Under the terms of the joint venture, Skyscanner will hold a 51% stake and Yahoo Japan will hold a 49% stake in Skyscanner Japan. Skyscanner and Yahoo Japan will operate the site independently from their own operations and will share board duties.

Skyscanner Launches Skyscanner Now Card for Google

Skyscanner has launched Skyscanner Now card for Google, which will allow android users around the world to get instant flight price alerts on their mobile device. Available globally in over 30 languages, the Skyscanner Now card will enable travellers to monitor flight prices as they rise and fall on a selected route, to help them make better decisions when booking their flight.

Skyscanner Works with DataArt to Release Advanced White Label Offering

Skyscanner has partnered with DataArt, to help advance the Skyscanner for Business white label product. This new white label version provides a ready-made format and easily customized flight search tool, offering global search content direct to partners. Skyscanner for Business, working with DataArt, has streamlined the 18-month old white label product and facilitated more mobile device support to the tool. As well as creating a faster implementation process, the development now allows site owners to easily customize the flight search tool and bring global, unbiased, travel options direct to their users, without compromising on brand feel.

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