Articles tagged “google flight search”

Google May Finally Face a Showdown With Regulators Over Its Evolving Travel Tools

Google May Finally Face a Showdown With Regulators Over Its Evolving Travel Tools

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Google now prods its users to try to cut their travel costs by considering alternative airports and other tricks. Yet the incremental moves may not appease a European watchdog that may question its broader business practices in travel.

3 weeks ago

Virgin America’s Ex-CEO Talks Candidly About Google’s Pushy Strategy

Virgin America’s Ex-CEO Talks Candidly About Google’s Pushy Strategy

Sean O'Neill, Skift

During the decade he ran Virgin America, David Cush couldn't always speak freely. But now Cush can discuss how airlines struggle with Google's mobile land grab.

5 months ago

Google Trials Travel Package Metasearch in the UK and Germany

Google Trials Travel Package Metasearch in the UK and Germany

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Google revealed Tuesday that it is doing an early experiment in how to sell bundled flights and hotels via its travel search results. Package travel is huge in Europe, and Google's trial will be watched closely.

6 months ago

Google Flights Gains Popularity Among Millennials as It Adds Booking Sites

Google Flights Gains Popularity Among Millennials as It Adds Booking Sites

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Despite recent gains, Google Flights is still the price-comparison tool of tomorrow, and not today -- unless its scale makes the instant booking of flights a standard way of doing things.

6 months ago

New Trends Report: The State of Travel Metasearch in 2015

New Trends Report: The State of Travel Metasearch in 2015

Dennis Schaal, Skift

A smart look at the factors, including the rush toward direct bookings, that are shaping the entire metasearch sector in 2015.

3 years ago

Google Flight Search update lets you search for regions, not just airports

Samantha Shankman, Skift

A number of startups are trying to make flight comparison easier with pinning and saving, but Google Flight Search's update is a good model for a seamless regional search.

5 years ago

Google Flight Search methodically working on airline partnerships

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Getting the technology right is just part of the challenge for Google Flight Search. Working on those airline partnerships around the world takes time.

5 years ago