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Google To Team Up With RyanAir On A Flight Comparison Site

by | 14th, January 2014


THIS is a bit of a surprise really, given RyanAir’s long standing policy on being listed upon any of the flight comparison sites like Skyscanner. That they’re going to team up with Google in order to build a site that will be incorporated into the Google home pages and search index :

There are some very exciting developments with Google, where we have been working with them on sharing the pricing.

We’ll be sharing the Ryanair pricing through all of the Google outlets, so when you go in, there’ll be route selections, cheapest prices and so on. Google are developing a price-comparison thing themselves.

They want to launch with us and we’re working with them on that kind of product. It’ll blow comparison sites like Skyscanner out of the water.

There’s more than one oddity here of course. The first being that RyanAir has never allowed anyone’s spiders (these are the bits of software that go look at a website to see what it says. All search engines and comparison sites run their spiders over other

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