Google Flights, which was recently updated by the company with the support for additional countries, has now collaborated with SpiceJet and Cleartrip in India to make it easier for travelers in the country to book flights directly from the most popular search engine in the world.
Launched in 2015, Google Flights helps you to book your travel more easily. Find flights, compare your options, and book a ticket on an airline of your choice with Google’s seamless assistance.
Users can access Flight search by clicking on ‘Flights’ on the navigation bar in Google’s search results or by going directly to www.google.co.in/flights.
“Google Flights is an innovative offering that makes travel planning fun and intuitive. At SpiceJet, our endeavor has always been to provide the highest value to our customers, and this partnership enables us to provide more options to India’s rapidly growing air travelers,” said Ajay Singh, CMD, SpiceJet.
Speaking about the partnership, Cleartrip’s Air and Distribution Head Balu Ramachandran said, “We are excited about this partnership to bring Cleartrip in front of contextual travel customers, furthering our objectives of reach and efficiency.”
Partnership Meant to Boost Google Flights in India
According to a Boston Consulting Group (BCG) report, Indian travel market is expected grow to $48 billion by 2020, with a 15% growth in air travel.
“India’s online travel sector is incredibly vibrant and has seen extensive growth and innovation,” said Vikas Agnihotri, Industry Director, Google India.
“For Google, a new entrant in the highly competitive online travel sector in India, this partnership with Cleartrip and SpiceJet is important as it helps expand our offering and provides consumers with another way to conveniently plan and book their travel.”
Google Flights has been updated with 26 new countries, including Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia, and Ukraine.