Dohop launches 650-airline search engine

13th Dec 2005 is launching its new flight search engine, which searches across 650 scheduled airlines, including 80 low-cost airlines and finds flight connections.

“This is the first time that people can search low-cost and traditional airlines simultaneously to find the optimal itinerary for a trip.” said Frosti Sigurjonsson, dohop’s founder and general manager.

“The new takes less than five seconds to deliver results from more than 650 airlines. It might actually be the smartest, largest and fastest flight search engine available.”

For airlines and online travel agents offers a targeted advertising medium. Among the first advertisers to join was Icelandair. “We have been increasing our use of search engine marketing to attract leads direct to Icelandair’s web pages” said Gunnar Mar Sigurfinnsson, Icelandair’s SVP Marketing and Sales.

“And we feel that is a well focused marketing medium that presents our flights in an innovative and useful way for travellers”.


To save time for the traveller, offers interactive filters and sorting of search results. also looks up rates with airlines and travel agent websites where the traveller can go to book his flights.

About is a travel search engine that helps people find and plan travel online. In February 2005, was the first to launch a flight search that was capable of finding connections with low-cost airlines. Now searching nearly all scheduled airlines worldwide remains unique in its speed and ability to find flight connections.


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