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.

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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

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

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$195.2 m


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

Skyscanner Revenue

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Skyscanner's revenue was reported to be £261.48 m in FY, 2018
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Skyscanner Operating Metrics

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Mobile Downloads

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Monthly Active Users

12.9 m22.6 m30.4 m44.9 m60 m100 m

User Sessions

1.14 b
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Skyscanner Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal 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 Cybersecurity Score

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Skyscanner Online and Social Media Presence

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Skyscanner News and Updates


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 launches interactive map to combat traveler confusion

LONDON, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Confidence among American citizens who want to travel overseas is low due to the complexity of current rules and regulations, a new survey from Skyscanner, a trusted leader in global travel, has found. Skyscanner launches interactive, up-to-date map...

Maldives unveils campaign with Skyscanner

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has launched a major campaign with global travel marketplace Skyscanner, to promote the country as one of the safest destinations in the world for tourists The post Maldives unveils campaign with Skyscanner appeared first on Travel Daily.

Skyscanner provides a step-by-step guide to traveling through an airport: from arrival to departure

LONDON, Oct. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- There's no doubt that travel is just plain different now, and Skyscanner has been keeping travellers up-to-date with the latest information to ensure they can make the most informed decision about when and where they can book a trip. Skyscanner's US...

Skyscanner US Reveals Reasons for Road trips and Most Popular Places

LONDON, Aug. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- American citizens have been adapting to the measures put in place over the last few months, and as well as domestic air travel taking center stage, many are looking to escape by car. The great American road trip has been made famous by some of our...

Skyscanner Reassures Travelers With New Airline Cleanliness / Hygiene Ratings

LONDON, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyscanner are the first global travel site to give holidaymakers the option to search for and choose airlines based on directly sourced airline safety ratings, showing at-a-glance health and safety measures being taken by the provider as well as what...
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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.

  • How many employees does Skyscanner have?

    Skyscanner has 1,097 employees.

  • What is Skyscanner revenue?

    Latest Skyscanner annual revenue is £261.5 m.

  • What is Skyscanner revenue per employee?

    Latest Skyscanner revenue per employee is £238.4 k.

  • Who are Skyscanner competitors?

    Competitors of Skyscanner include Mystifly, 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.