Skyscanner is a company providing a global travel search platform. It offers free online comparisons for a number of flights, car rentals and hotels. The company enables its users to access price lists related to its categories and also receive price lists by entering information such as destination, dates, and number of persons.

Employee Rating

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyTrip.com Group
HQEdinburgh, GB
Founded2003
Websiteskyscanner.net
Skyscanner was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Edinburgh, GB

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Key People/Management at Skyscanner

Gareth Williams

Gareth Williams

Co-Founder and Chairperson
Bryan Dove

Bryan Dove

CEO
Ruth Chandler

Ruth Chandler

Chief People Officer
Shane Corstorphine

Shane Corstorphine

VP, Growth
Filip Filipov

Filip Filipov

VP, Product Management
George Goodyer

George Goodyer

VP, Engineering
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Skyscanner Office Locations

Skyscanner has offices in Edinburgh and London
Edinburgh, GB (HQ)
15 Lauriston Pl
London, GB
Floor 6, The Avenue, 1 Bedford Ave, Bloomsbury
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Skyscanner Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

In total, Skyscanner had raised $195.2 m. Skyscanner is a subsidiary of Trip.com Group

Skyscanner Revenue

Skyscanner's revenue was reported to be £261.48 m in FY, 2018
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

2.1m3.6m8.8m15.3m33.5m64.8m88.6m109.9m158.3m214.2m261.5m

Revenue growth, %

119%96%41%29%32%

Cost of goods sold

512.3k1.9m2.3m4.3m8.2m14.7m29.2m46.2m76.2m100.9m

Gross profit

1.6m1.7m6.5m11.1m25.3m50.1m59.3m63.8m82.1m113.3m
  • Source: Company Filings
GBPFY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

84.5k23.6k8.7k29.4k89.6k13.3k4.1m2.5m1.1m3.5m6.3m9.3m4.5m44.3m26.9m88.4m127.5m

Accounts Receivable

331.8k413.2k601.0k1.5m2.7m4.2m8.9m10.3m11.6m23.6m29.5m53.4m

Current Assets

116.5k53.0k63.2k130.8k322.6k345.1k4.8m3.5m3.6m7.3m14.8m31.5m41.5m65.6m67.8m141.0m183.0m

PP&E

2.8k5.9k5.9k7.5k14.3k26.4k49.0k118.0k344.0k566.0k2.4m7.2m7.0m5.2m3.2m4.6m4.6m
  • Source: Company Filings
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(250.2k)(1.2m)1.3m2.4m9.0m19.3m9.9m10.6m25.0m18.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

(1.7m)627.0k2.9m

Dividends Paid

45.0k4.0m850.0k4.0m61.0m

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.6m)(2.6m)
  • Source: Company Filings
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Skyscanner Operating Metrics

FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016Aug, 2017Sep, 2019

Locations

4 6 9 10 10

Mobile Downloads

30 m40 m60 m

Monthly Active Users

12.90 m22.60 m30.40 m44.90 m60 m100 m

User Sessions

1.14 b
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Skyscanner Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
TwizooNovember 09, 2017
Distinction Ltd.October 22, 2014
Dorsai TravelOctober 22, 2014
YoubibiJune 25, 2014
FoggSeptember 05, 2013
ZoombuDecember 31, 2010

Skyscanner Revenue Breakdown

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Skyscanner revenue breakdown by business segment: 74.3% from Flight commissions, 8.2% from Hotel and car hire commissions and 17.5% from Other services

Skyscanner Online and Social Media Presence

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Skyscanner News and Updates

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Skyscanner’s 15 Year Journey to a $1.7BN Acquisition

Skyscanner’s 15 Year Journey to a $1.7BN AcquisitionThe largest acquisition to date of a travel technology company in the U.K was announced in November 2016. Scottish travel aggregator Skyscanner was acquired by Chinese travel services provider Ctrip for $1.7 Billion.

Skyscanner Hits 100M Monthly Users And Reveals New Mission For Travelers

MIAMI, Sept. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Skyscanner has today launched a global brand refresh and has announced hitting the significant milestone of 100M peak monthly active users (MAUs). The travel company is now a leader in the sector, and today declared a bold mission to...

Skyscanner hits 100 million monthly users

Skyscanner has launched a global brand refresh and has announced hitting the significant milestone of 100 million peak monthly active users (MAUs). The travel company is now a leader in the sector, and has declared a bold mission to lead the global transformation to modern and sustainable travel, t…

Skyscanner to shut stand-alone local recommendations app

Skyscanner, owned by Chinese travel giant Ctrip, will close Trip by Skyscanner next month, marking the end of the user-generated travel planning mobile app and website founded in 2010 under the brand Gogobot. Since acquiring the company in November 2017, Skyscanner salvaged its collection of review…

IndiGo partners with Skyscanner for flight integration

IndiGo has partnered with global travel fare aggregator websites and travel metasearch engines Skyscanner. The integration, powered by a global flight search technology, will allow Skyscanner users globally to search and book IndiGo flights. On the announcement, William Boulter, chief commercial of…

Legal tech win: Skyscanner selects Juro’s contract management platform

In a big win for Juro, travel search comparison site and app Skyscanner will deploy its contract management solution globally following a proof of concept completed in August.
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Skyscanner Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Skyscanner founded?

    Skyscanner was founded in 2003.

  • Who are Skyscanner key executives?

    Skyscanner's key executives are Gareth Williams, Bryan Dove and Ruth Chandler.

  • What is Skyscanner revenue?

    Latest Skyscanner annual revenue is £261.5 m.

  • Who are Skyscanner competitors?

    Competitors of Skyscanner include Mystifly, Rentalcars.com and momondo.

  • Where is Skyscanner headquarters?

    Skyscanner headquarters is located at 15 Lauriston Pl, Edinburgh.

  • Where are Skyscanner offices?

    Skyscanner has offices in Edinburgh and London.

  • How many offices does Skyscanner have?

    Skyscanner has 8 offices.