How Google plans to change the way we buy tickets

Google is working on a top secret travel price comparison service, the Irish Independent reports. The company will partner with Irish budget airline Ryanair, according to the report, and the service will go live in late March. “There are some very exciting developments with Google, where we have been working with them on sharing the pricing,” Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary told the Irish Independent. O’Leary added that the goal is to blow rival sites like Skyscanner “out of the water”.

INTERNET giant Google is working on top-secret plans with Michael O’Leary’sRyanair in a bid to completely transform how consumers search for, select and buy airline tickets. In a wide ranging interview with the Sunday Independent, in which he describes “running out of road” when it comes to being the face of Ryanair, O’Leary said the partnership with Google would change the way people buy tickets forever. “There are some very exciting developments with Google, where we have been working with them on sharing the pricing,” O’Leary said.

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