Skyscanner, a leading global travel search
and comparison engine, has partnered Vanilla Air, a subsidiary low-cost
airline wholly owned by All Nippon Airways.
The parterniship enables travellers to book air tickets directly with
Skyscanner across both web and mobile channels, without having to
re-direct to external websites.
coverage of over 1,200 travel companies – from international
airlines and travel agents through to hotels – Skyscanner’s
integrated travel search service includes price comparison and
ticket search. Traditionally, after searching for the best travel
deals, users of the Skyscanner website or mobile app are
redirected to the relevant supplier to complete their flight or hotel booking.
Thanks to this new partnership,
travellers can now use Skyscanner’s Direct Booking platform to
fill in their passenger details, choose ancillary services and
complete bookings with Vanilla Air directly within Skyscanner.
The innovative service allows customers to book tickets
with Skyscanner at the exact same price as booking via the
official website of Vanilla Air.
In addition to
Vanilla Air, which is the first Japan-based airline to join the
Direct Booking platform, Skyscanner has also partnered with a
number of other brands to offer Direct Booking service, including
Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, British Airways, Aeroflot and