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
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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
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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 £158.34 m in FY, 2016 which is a 32.3% 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
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

Flights

2 m

Locations

4 6 9 10 10

Mobile Downloads

30 m40 m60 m

User Sessions

1.14 b
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Skyscanner Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Twizoo (7)November 09, 2017
Dorsai Travel October 22, 2014
Distinction Ltd. October 22, 2014
Youbibi June 25, 2014
Fogg September 05, 2013
Zoombu December 31, 2010
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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.

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon charge up distribution capabilities with Skyscanner deal

Skyscanner has linked up with Cathay Pacific and its subsidiary, Cathay Dragon, to make them the first Hong Kong airlines to be able to sell tickets directly within the site.  The post Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon charge up distribution capabilities with Skyscanner deal appeared first on Travel…

UK travellers set to go loco as Skyscanner launches train bookings

To diversify the travel search engine’s offering to UK travellers, the Skyscanner app has launched the train bookings feature, now available on iOS and soon to follow on Android systems. The post UK travellers set to go loco as Skyscanner launches train bookings appeared first on Travel Daily Media…

Skyscanner now lets you book train tickets in the UK

Edinburgh-based travel search engine Skyscanner has introduced the ability to find and compare train tickets in the UK. The feature is currently available the UK-based users of the iOS app, with the feature due to land on Android shortly. The feature is powered by Trip.com, which is owned by the Chi…

Skyscanner adds train travel booking, starting in UK

UK-based travel search engine Skyscanner has expanding its offering with a train ticket booking feature that lets users of its iOS app book UK train journeys. The feature is slated as coming to UK Android users shortly. The company’s travel booking platform already offers booking for flights, hotels…

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