VariFlight partners with Skyscanner to provide flight status notification services
HEFEI, China, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — VariFlight, a leading aviation technology provider, has announced its partnership with Skyscanner, the global travel comparison platform, to provide real-time notifications of flight status on Skyscanner’s mobile app.
The feature, which is powered by VariFlight’s technology, is currently available to Skyscanner’s iOS and Android app users, and sends instant notifications of any flight status changes (including check-in counters, gates, estimated takeoff/landing time) when they have added a flight to their trip in the app.
VariFlight has been an ardent supporter of aviation data sharing and has developed a variety of data products including a flight status API which Skyscanner are using, and Flight Happiness Index (FHI) to help partners optimize online air shopping satisfaction for end users as well online booking conversion rate across the whole air journey.
“We are delighted to be chosen by Skyscanner as their flight status information supplier. We will continue to develop data-driven services for our worldwide partners with the hope that more people can enjoy an efficient air travel experience,” said Mr. Zheng Hongfeng, Founder and CEO of VariFlight.
Skyscanner is a leading global travel search company, providing free searching of flights, hotels and car hire around the world
- Founded in 2003, Skyscanner helps over 80 million people each month discover their travel options
- Skyscanner is available in 30 languages
- Skyscanner’s highly-rated free mobile app has been downloaded over 70 million times
- Skyscanner employs over 1000 staff and has eleven offices across the world: Barcelona, Beijing, Budapest, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Miami, Palo Alto, Shenzhen, Singapore and Sofia
- Skyscanner is part of the Ctrip group
Founded in 2005, VariFlight – with a vision of “living on time” – is the leading brand providing aviation data services in the world. Inspired by the goal of addressing the problem of flight delays, VariFlight has spearheaded the realization of flight data transparency. In 2009, the company released the first version of the VariFlight app and achieved the milestone of 100% coverage on China’s domestic flights. Since then, VariFlight has scaled across the globe, reaching 94% coverage of the world’s commercial flights by May 2017. VariFlight’s data is used by over 300 million travelers and thousands of class-leading businesses around the world. Visit us at: www.variflight.com
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