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The rise of mobile continues with nearly half of tablet owners who search flights, also booking them on a tablet. Google’s improved UI is likely just the beginning of redesigns created for mobile bookers.

Google just announced an update to its Flight Search feature that makes it easier for tablet users to search for and book travel from the couch.

This new UI, says Google, will allow you to “easily explore places to visit on the map and see prices updated in real-time for each destination.” All of the usual Flight Search features are available through the tablet interface, including the ability to find the cheapest dates to travel (something Google does faster than any other flight search tool), as well as the ability to see your flight on a map and filter by number of stops, airline (and airline alliance), price, duration, and connecting airports.

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