Skyscanner

Skyscanner is a travel fare aggregator website and travel metasearch engine. It is a global travel search site and app that provides free online comparisons for a number of flights, car rentals and hotels. Skyscanner 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 personnel. The news section of the website includes regular news from the travel and flight industry and travel tips for customers.


Type
Subsidiary
Parent Company
Ctrip
HQ
Edinburgh, GB
Founded
2003
Skyscanner was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Edinburgh, GB

Key People/Management at Skyscanner

Gareth Williams

Gareth Williams

CEO and Co-Founder
Colin McLellan

Colin McLellan

Chief Financial Officer
George Goodyer

George Goodyer

VP, Engineering
Filip Filipov

Filip Filipov

VP, Product Management
Carolyn Jameson

Carolyn Jameson

Chief Legal Officer
Stuart Middleton

Stuart Middleton

Chief Commercial Officer
Yara Paoli

Yara Paoli

VP, Growth
Piero Sierra

Piero Sierra

VP, Product Management
Ruth Chandler

Ruth Chandler

Chief People Officer
Bryan Dove

Bryan Dove

Chief Technical Officer

Skyscanner Office Locations

Skyscanner has an office in Edinburgh
Edinburgh, GB (HQ)
15 Lauriston Pl
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Skyscanner Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

In total, Skyscanner had raised $195.2 m. Skyscanner is a subsidiary of Ctrip

Skyscanner Financials

Skyscanner's revenue was reported to be £158.3 m in FY, 2016 which is a 44% increase from the previous period.
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

119%96%41%29%32%

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

1.6 m1.7 m6.5 m11.1 m25.3 m50.1 m59.3 m63.8 m82.1 m
  • Source: Company Filings
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

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

Cash From Operating Activities

(1.7 m)627 k2.9 m

Dividends Paid

45 k4 m850 k4 m61 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.6 m)(2.6 m)
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    Skyscanner Operating Metrics

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

    Monthly Active Users

    12.9 m22.6 m30.4 m44.9 m60 m

    Locations

    4691010

    Total Ticket Value

    $7.6 b$11.3 b$12.8 b

    Mobile Downloads

    30 m40 m60 m
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    Skyscanner Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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

    Skyscanner Revenue Breakdown

    Skyscanner's Web-traffic and Trends

    Skyscanner Online and Social Media Presence

    Skyscanner News and Updates

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

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    Skyscanner: China and the future of travel

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    Skyscanner reveals opportunity for transatlantic low cost routes

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    Skyscanner Company Life and Culture

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