Skyscanner is a global travel search site that provides online comparisons for a number of flights, car rentals, and hotels. It enables its users to access price lists related to its categories.

It provides its users with the ability to receive price lists by entering information such as destination, dates, and number of personnel.

Skyscanner carries out its operation in a number of languages.

Skyscanner was founded on May 16, 2003, and is based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It operates additional offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore, Beijing, Miami and Barcelona.

Skyscanner was founded by Bonamy Grimes, Barry Smith, and Gareth Williams.

On November 24, 2016 the company was acquired by Ctrip for $1.7 billion.

Company growth
Type
Subsidiary
Parent Company
Ctrip
HQ
Edinburgh, GB
Founded
2003
Size (employees)
873 (est)+2%
Skyscanner was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Edinburgh, GB

Key People at Skyscanner

Gareth Williams

Gareth Williams

CEO & Co-Founder
Bryan Dove

Bryan Dove

CTO
Ruth Chandler

Ruth Chandler

Chief People Officer
Carolyn Jameson

Carolyn Jameson

Chief Legal Officer

Skyscanner Office Locations

Skyscanner has offices in Edinburgh, , Shenzhen, Miami and in 6 other locations
Edinburgh, GB
Shenzhen, CN
Miami, US
London, GB
Sofia, BG
Budapest, HU
Beijing, CN
Barcelona, ES
Glasgow, GB

Skyscanner Metrics

Skyscanner Summary

In total, Skyscanner had raised $197 M. Skyscanner is a subsidiary of Ctrip

Skyscanner Financials

We estimate that Skyscanner's revenue is £120 M in Y, 2015 which is 28.87% increase from the previous period.
Y, 2015Y, 2014Y, 2013Y, 2012Y, 2011Y, 2010Y, 2009Y, 2008Y, 2007

Revenue

£120 M£92.9 M£65.8 M£33.5 M£15.3 M£8.8 M£3.6 M£2.1 M£1.4 M

Revenue growth, %

28.9%41.1%96.5%119.0%73.9%144.4%71.4%50.0%

Cost of sales

£35.3 M£21.4 M£14.7 M

Gross profit

£84.5 M£71.5 M£51.1 M£25.3 M£11.1 M£6.5 M£1.7 M£1.6 M£900 K

Gross profit Margin, %

70.6%77.0%77.7%75.5%72.5%73.9%47.2%76.2%64.3%

Operating expense total

£71.9 M£58.9 M£33.4 M£17.3 M£7.7 M£5.2 M£3.1 M£1.2 M£700 K

EBITDA

£17.6 M£17 M£24.1 M

EBITDA margin, %

14.7%18.3%36.6%

EBIT

£12.6 M£10.8 M£17.7 M£8 M£3.4 M£1.3 M£-1.4 M£300 K£200 K

EBIT margin, %

10.5%11.6%26.9%23.9%22.2%14.8%-38.9%14.3%14.3%

Net Income

£13.3 M£7.4 M£14.4 M£4.9 M£2.4 M£1.3 M£-1.02 M£-300 K£200 K
  • Source: Company Filings

Skyscanner Operating Metrics

Dec, 2015Dec, 2014Dec, 2013Dec, 2012May, 2011May, 2010May, 2009May, 2008

Mobile downloads

40 M30 M2.6 M

Monthly Active Users

44.9 M30.4 M22.6 M12.9 M

Numbers of languages site localized

31

Total ticket value

$11.3 B$7.6 B

Locations

10964

Revenue per Employee

£178 K£189 K£238 K£212 K£168 K£142 K£94 K£84 K

Searches per month

50 M

Number of travel suppliers

300
  • Source: Company Filings, Company filings, Company Filings, Company Filings, Company Filings, Company Filings, Company Filings, Company Filings

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