O'Leary made such a fuss of its "relationship" with Google that one would think it's significant. It's not. Unless you're O'Leary and you live in a self-contained bubble.
Travel agents in Southeast Asia are beginning to see their businesses shrink where online booking tools are now becoming popular.
Users are drawn to visually appealing yet functional services like Hipmunk, but if it doesn’t gain traction with consumers on its own, the startup can power airline’s web apps like it’s done for Air Asia.
Early bookers may think they’re getting a deal (and the best seat), but could be paying $40 or more for flights booked six-months in advance. Finally, a circumstance where procrastination pays off.
CheapAir.com needs to come up with something more ingenious than this to break into the booking big leagues.
Flightfox's competitions takes advantage of human skills -- cross-site searches, foreign websites, and non-indexed fares -- that algorithms and web searches can't match to find cheaper solutions to complicated itineraries.