The UK’s leading flight comparison website offers a new guide to airline e-services
Chris Cuddy is the CEO of travel price comparison website, Cheapflights. BTN asks his thoughts on everything from the rise of user-generated content to the challenges of heading up an online business during the downturn.
Cheapflights.co.uk, the UK’s leading flight price comparison website where you can search and compare the best deals on the market, brings weary travellers quirky ways to while away time at the airport with its Airport Amusements tips page.
Flight comparison website Cheapflights is continuing its international expansion with the launch of a new site dedicated to Australia and New Zealand. www.cheapflights.com.au is based on the search box navigation format that provides users with deals from providers of flights, or packages of flights plus hotel deals by date.
Cheapflights.co.uk, the pioneer of and an international leader in independent online flight price search and comparison together with trivago.co.uk the hotel price search site and consumer hotel review site have compared Euro Zone March air fares and hotel prices against a year and six months ago respectively.
Think it is too early to start bookingyour holiday travel? Think again. “Competition for deals—and forseats—will be stiff. Fliers should absolutely start shopping now forthe best holiday travel deals,” says Nicola Corrigan, Deal Finder fortravel-search engine Cheapflights.com.
Hugo Burge and David Soskin, respectively Vice-Chairman & Head of International, and CEO of Cheapflights, are leading a small group of private investors in the formation of a specialist internet investment fund.
David Soskin CEO, Cheapflights.co.uk debated with environmentalists at the Institute of Idea’s ” Battle of Ideas” event on 29 October 2006.
By Hugo Burge, Vice Chairman, Cheapflights.com Do you get the feeling that the Internet is BACK? There’s talk in the industry about ‘a goldrush’, ‘a revolution’ and that the Internet, surprisingly, is still the new ‘new thing’. It’s like the sequel of a movie we went to see five years ago - “Internet Goldrush II: No more fools gold” and “Internet: This time it’s back and grown up.”
Cheapflights.com reports record site traffic for the month ofÊJanuary with nearly 1.2 million visitors.Ê Building onÊits success as a leading UK travel site,
Cheapflights has announced thatits UK and US sites reached a landmark 4 million a month unique users during the month of January 2005.
Cheapflights.comlaunched a year ago and is already profitable at the operating level. The website has had a positive start in the USA, one of the largest and most competitive travel markets in the world. Underlining this is the fact that in May, Cheapflights.com was officially ranked 37th by Hitwise USA, of all travel agencies’ sites searched online in America.