Google Flights
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Proprietor Google
URL www.google.com/flights
Industrial Sure
Registration Not required
Launched September 13, 2011; 9 years in the past (2011-09-13)

Google Flights is a web based flight reserving search service which facilitates the acquisition of airline tickets by third-party suppliers. It was launched by Google in 2011 following a buyout.

Historical past[edit]

In April 2011, the USA Division of Justice Antitrust Division authorized Google’s $700 million buy of ITA Software program.[1] On September 13, 2011 Google launched Google Flights, which used algorithms gained from this buy.[2]

Options[edit]

An innovation of Google Flights is that it permits open-ended searches based mostly on standards apart from the vacation spot; for instance, a consumer might seek for flights inside a spread of occasions and a funds and be supplied numerous vacation spot selections.[3] Alternatively, a consumer can choose a vacation spot, and Google Flights will calculate each worth for every day of the following 12 months, visualized in a graph or desk. This permits customers to simply spot the most cost effective date to fly to the vacation spot.

Response[edit]

The service was instantly in comparison with rivals comparable to Expedia, Orbitz, Kayak.com, and Bing.[4]

Shortly after the positioning launched, Expedia testified to the Senate Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee that Google didn’t maintain a promise to rank Google Flight listings beneath the listings of rivals in a Google search.[5]

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