News

Dublin Airport Partners with Skyscanner

Dublin Airport Partners with Skyscanner

Dublin Airport has teamed up with Skyscanner to provide a suite of data technology services that will enhance its status as a world-leading hub airport for flight connections and a destination of choice for customers.

Skyscanner will provide Dublin Airport with a big dataset, through its Travel Insight tool that taps into the global search data from its 50 million monthly visitors.

Through the new partnership, Dublin Airport will benefit from a unique insight into passengers’ planning and search preferences. Information analysed will help Dublin Airport develop its offering to further enhance the airport’s status as one of Europe’s most prominent points for passenger connections.

Dublin Airport will also host Skyscanner’s flight search technology on Dublin Airport’s App, giving passengers the ability to search and book travel destinations with airlines operating from Dublin Airport. Initially available to Dublin Airport’s mobile app users, the bespoke search tool will also be rolled out to desktop users.

“We are delighted to partner with Skyscanner using its Travel Insight tool so we can deliver a better product and service to our customers,” said John Hurley, Head of Channel and Partner Marketing, Dublin Airport. “We have worked closely with Skyscanner to develop a one stop shop on our Dublin Airport App and dublinairport.com for passengers who are looking for great destinations and travel options at excellent fares. Skyscanner’s leadership in search technology is core to understanding what drives choice for passengers who wish to connect to through Dublin Airport.”

The tool was developed for Dublin Airport using an API from Skyscanner for Business, the travel search engine’s B2B unit offering a suite of products helping to power the travel Internet. Skyscanner’s powerful data technology is now being capitalised on by a number of businesses in the aviation industry, including airlines Iberia Express and Flybe, and Edinburgh and Naples Airports, among others.

Hugh Aitken, Skyscanner’s Commercial Director, added: “We are delighted to be partnering with Dublin Airport to provide them with technology that will help gain valuable market insight to inform and develop its status as a leading hub. Skyscanner is in a unique position to provide these insights given our significant and growing audience of users and data. Coupled with providing our API technology, we hope this will help passengers get the most of the gateway opportunities that Dublin can provide.”

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

More in News

Topflight Lake Garda

Topflight Lists Top Five Italian Family Holidays for Summer 2018

Neil SteedmanJanuary 21, 2018
Amadeus cytric Travel & Expense

Spanish TMC to Offer Amadeus Corporate Solution to Clients Worldwide

Neil SteedmanJanuary 21, 2018
WB Yeats 1

New Irish Ferries Cruise Ferry ‘W.B. Yeats’ Named in Germany

Michael FloodJanuary 19, 2018
Silversea Mark Webber

Silversea Offers Q&A Session with F1’s Mark Webber

Neil SteedmanJanuary 19, 2018
dnata Dublin Airport Facility

Emirates Group Company dnata Opens Catering Facility at Dublin Airport

Neil SteedmanJanuary 18, 2018
Audrey Italy

Audrey Headon to Represent ‘Discovery Puglia’ and ‘Best Holidays in Italy’

Michael FloodJanuary 18, 2018
Banana Barracks

Lainey’s Adventures: Getting a Second-Year Working Holiday Visa in Australia

Neil SteedmanJanuary 18, 2018
Cork Airport Cork Travel Fair

Two-Day Cork Travel Fair in February

Neil SteedmanJanuary 18, 2018
Royal Caribbean International Myers-Briggs Company

Royal Caribbean International Teams Up with CPP-The Myers-Briggs Company

Neil SteedmanJanuary 18, 2018

Copyright © 2016 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland