New Delhi / Kolkata, Aug 6 : Starting from Thursday, global travel search engine, Skyscanner, is powering flight search for MSN Travel in 31 markets, including U.S., United Kingdom, Australia, India, Singapore, France, Hong Kong and Mexico.
Through the Skyscanner White Label product, the partnership with Microsoft will ensure that those searching for flights on MSN will benefit from Skyscanner’s global content, giving them the ability to search for their best itinerary options and book flights in 17 languages via a MSN branded product, powered by Skyscanner.
“Skyscanner for Business aims to power the travel Internet,” said Hugh Aitken, Director of Business Development, Skyscanner.
“Our new partnership with Microsoft is another example of how Skyscanner is helping partners expand their flight product globally, by providing an exhaustive amount of international flight options to their users. We look forward to working with Microsoft to deliver a global product that provides their users with the best information, delivered through an easy to use solution,” Aitken said.
Skyscanner powers 300 partners through its Skyscanner for Business suite of products, including the White Label and API tools, which gives partners access to flight, hotel and car rental searches.
The Skyscanner for Business White Label product allowed MSN to customize its flight search with the complete MSN branding that users are familiar with, while benefitting from backend fulfillment from Skyscanner’s flight product. The Skyscanner White Label allows for full language translation, including its newest language addition of Arabic.