European flight comparison website ramps up UK efforts

5th Aug 2011
European flight comparison website ramps up UK efforts

Having enjoyed huge success worldwide, a European website specialising in finding consumers the best deals for flights to destinations worldwide is ramping up marketing efforts within the UK; aiming to make comparing flights for UK travellers as easy as possible.

Successful flight comparison website Jetcost, operating in multiple territories in Europe, has committed to spending more in the UK to reach out to UK travellers in order to make comparing deals from airlines as easy as possible. allows users to search for flights to destinations worldwide, in order to compare in an easy-to-understand chart the best deals available from a variety of airlines. Users can whittle down searches using numerous search options including date, number of passengers and direct flights; making sure that they find the flight that is best for them quickly and easily.

Since launching, Jetcost has sent hundreds of thousands of travellers on flights across the world; attracting over one million unique visitors to the site per month.

The site is partnered with numerous airlines and travel agents, including British Airways,, Expedia and SkyTours; giving consumers a wide spectrum of flights for comparison.


As well as comparing flights, allows people to compare the best deals on hotels and car hire companies in locations around the world; ensuring they get the best deal throughout their travels.

The website was founded in France by ex-Lycos search specialists Antoine Michelat and Arnaud Cohen Scali, with Jerome Cohen Scali, whose background is within banking.

Having launched in mid- 2006 and enjoyed huge successes in France and other countries worldwide, has increased their marketing spend within the UK in order to reach out to UK travellers; aiming to use increased marketing efforts to ensure that holidaymakers know where to get the best deal on flights.

Jerome Cohen Scali, Co- Founder of, had the following to say about the launch:
“In this day and age, many people fly on a relatively regular basis; and with some great offers around from most airlines, it can be tricky to make sure you are getting the best deal. We set up in order to allow people to compare flight deals in the easiest possible way, allowing them to search for flights and directly compare results. Having seen how much it has helped people, both in France and other countries worldwide, we have decided to push the website further within the UK; increasing our marketing efforts in order to help travellers from all corners of the country find the best deals.”

He continued:
“It’s important to save money wherever possible when travelling, and properly researching what deals are available can often save you hundreds of pounds. At, we aim to help people easily see where the best deals lie whenever booking a flight.”


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