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20 Aug, 2013, 07:00 BST From Parrots to Glass Eyes - Skyscanner Reveals the Items Left on Planes

International survey reveals the bizarre items found by cabin crew A live parrot, a glass eye and a bag of sand are just a few of the bizarre items...


16 Jul, 2013, 07:00 BST Women go Barking Mad for their Pets on Holiday, Reveals Skyscanner

Far from being a 'man's' best friend, it is women who go barking mad for their dogs on holiday. Female dog owners miss their pets more than their...


02 Jul, 2013, 07:00 BST International Survey Reveals Travellers' Dream Airport

Cinema tops list of most wanted airport features A global survey of more than 10,000 travellers has revealed a cinema as the most desired airport...


21 May, 2013, 09:00 BST Smartly Dressed Single Guy? You're Most Likely to Get a Free Upgrade, Reveals Skyscanner

Cabin crew reveal how to bag a seat in premium class A smartly dressed, single guy in his thirties is the passenger most likely to get a free upgrade ...


30 Apr, 2013, 10:05 BST Manchester Airport is the UK's Favourite, Reveals Skyscanner

Manchester Airport has been named by travellers as the best in the UK, according to a survey by leading global travel search site Skyscanner. Fifteen ...


11 Dec, 2012, 07:00 GMT Mayan Prophecy Drives Surge in One-way Flight Searches

41% increase to South of France and 30% increase in one-way searches to Turkey ahead of 21st December 2012* Believers in the supernatural are...


05 Dec, 2012, 11:38 GMT "I'll be Home for Christmas, but I'd Rather be on the Beach"

22nd December set to be the busiest getaway day of the year reveals Skyscanner One in five Brits would rather go away than spend Christmas at home...


14 Nov, 2012, 07:00 GMT Single Male 30-Something? You're the Perfect Passenger, Reveals Skyscanner Survey

Skyscanner's first survey of international cabin crew uncovers the secrets of airline travel A survey of more than 700 international cabin crew...


08 Oct, 2012, 07:00 BST Head to Istanbul, Prague and Madrid for Best Value Weekend Away

Skyscanner reveals the best and worst value city breaks destinations in Europe Istanbul, Prague and Madrid top the list of best-value European City...


17 Jul, 2012, 00:01 BST Skyscanner Sees Popularity Soar as Asian Airlines Triumph in SKYTRAX Awards

Last week's annual SKYTRAX World Airline Awards saw Asian airlines take four of the top five spots at a time when global flight search site...


19 Jun, 2012, 00:01 BST No Noisy Children: Skyscanner Reveals Most Wanted Features of Dream Aircraft

The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which is set to fly from Tokyo to Singapore this September with other Asian routes to follow soon after, brings with...


15 Jun, 2012, 00:01 BST As a Three Year Old is Thrown Off a Plane in the US, Skyscanner Survey Reveals One in Ten Parents Find Cabin Crew Unsympathetic To Children

Following last week's shocking news that cabin crew demanded a father remove his three year old son from an Alaska Airlines plane after the toddler...


04 Jun, 2012, 00:01 BST Tourists' Perceptions of Holiday Costs in Asia Vary Widely, Reveals Skyscanner

A study by leading travel search site Skyscanner has shown there can be huge misconceptions between the perceived cost of holiday destinations and...


23 May, 2012, 00:01 BST 86% Say no to 'Dial High Club': Travellers Against Phones on Planes Reveals Skyscanner

A large majority of travellers would rather mobile phone use were not permitted on planes, a new survey from flight comparison site Skyscanner has...


18 May, 2012, 00:01 BST How Far Would Brits Go Low-Cost?

Survey reveals almost three quarters of travellers would be happy to fly long haul with no frills A study conducted by leading global travel search...


10 May, 2012, 13:47 BST Skyscanner Declared Best Flight Comparison Website 2012 at Asia Pacific 2012 Online Travel Innovation Awards

International flight comparison site Skyscanner has won 'Best Airfare Comparison Metasearch' site at the Asia Pacific 2012 Online Travel Innovation...


04 May, 2012, 00:01 BST Travel Search Site Skyscanner Now Available in Tagalog

Global travel search site Skyscanner has expanded its language offering in the Philippines to show users search results in Tagalog, making it one of...


27 Apr, 2012, 00:01 BST Skyscanner Reveals the Perfect Seat - 6A

A new poll by flight comparison site Skyscanner reveals which seat most passengers are vying for. The poll of over 1000 airline passengers across 40...


27 Apr, 2012, 00:01 BST Skyscanner Reveals the Perfect Seat - 6A

A new poll by flight comparison site Skyscanner reveals which seat most passengers are vying for. The poll of over 1000 airline passengers across 40...


27 Apr, 2012, 00:01 BST Skyscanner Reveals the Perfect Seat - 6A

A new poll by flight comparison site Skyscanner reveals which seat most passengers are vying for. The poll of over 1000 airline passengers across 40...


27 Apr, 2012, 00:01 BST Skyscanner Reveals the Perfect Seat - 6A

A new poll by flight comparison site Skyscanner reveals which seat most passengers are vying for. The poll of over 1000 airline passengers across 40...


27 Apr, 2012, 00:01 BST Skyscanner Reveals the Perfect Seat - 6A

A new poll by flight comparison site Skyscanner reveals which seat most passengers are vying for. The poll of over 1000 airline passengers across 40...


24 Apr, 2012, 00:01 BST Almost 40% of Travellers Forge Relationships on Flights, According to Skyscanner Survey

A new survey of international travellers by global travel search site Skyscanner has found that 39% of travellers have developed friendships with...


02 Apr, 2012, 00:01 BST French Still Rulers of Rudeness but China Placed Fifth in Skyscanner Poll

A poll conducted by international travel search site Skyscanner reveals the French have taken the title as the rudest nation in the world. Taking 19% ...


02 Apr, 2012, 00:01 BST French Still Rulers of Rudeness but China Placed Fifth in Skyscanner Poll

A poll conducted by international travel search site Skyscanner reveals the French have taken the title as the rudest nation in the world. Taking 19% ...