March 19, 2013

Google Flight Search launches in five European countries


A year and a half after debuting in the U.S., Google Flight Search expanded with points of sale in the UK, France, Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands. While most major European carriers are included, Ryanair and EasyJet are absent.

Google users in those countries - and in regions of those countries - can view airfares in local currencies and can search in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Basque, Catalan, Galician and Dutch, Google says.

Google Flight Search generally presents results from airline websites, and occasionally from online travel agencies, as well.

Google concedes it hasn’t lined up all the airlines it wants in its international launches.

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