Skyscanner offers on flights, hotels and car rental
Frequently Asked Questions
How does Skyscanner make money?
Skyscanner makes money from partnerships with Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) and airlines. Besides, it also generates revenue from ads.
How does Skyscanner get data?
Skyscanner connects with flight data aggregator platforms, like OAG, ATPCO, and SITA through APIs. A second way to get data is by screen-scraping RSS feed data from online travel agencies and airlines websites, that don’t have travel APIs in free access.
Who owns Skyscanner?
Skyscanner is part of Trip.com Group since 2016. Skyscanner used to be an independent company since its foundation in 2003 in Scotland. In 2016 it was acquired by Chinese company Ctrip, later rebranded as Trip.com Group Limited.
Which is the most popular flight booking site?
Expedia, Kayak and Skyscanner are the most popular flight booking sites in Europe and The United States. In October 2020 Expedia.com had 33 million searches, according to Similar Web. Kayak came second with 19,7 million searches while Skyscanner scored 17,8 million. Smaller sites that play a significant role in the industry are Travelocity, eDreams and CheapOair.
Skyscanner also offers hotels
If you are a Skyscanner fan, you can also search for your accommodation here besides your flights.
At Skyscanner you have at your disposal more than 1,200,000 hotels, hostels and apartments all over the world.
Skyscanner searches at Booking, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Hotels.com, Hyatt, Expedia and Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts.
However, if you’d like to search accommodation on my network, click on the button on the right.