09-07-2024

Etraveli Group signs agreement with Ryanair

Etraveli Group_Etraveli Group signs agreement with Ryanair

Stockholm, Sweden, 9 July - Etraveli Group, a world-leading tech platform for selling flights, is pleased to announce a partnership with Ryanair, Europe's largest airline by passenger numbers. This collaboration signifies Etraveli Group’s inclusion in Ryanair’s network of “Approved OTAs”, granting direct API access to Ryanair's extensive flight inventory.

This strategic agreement enhances Etraveli Group's world-leading offering, providing customers and partners with seamless access to Ryanair’s competitively priced flights, as well as to create Virtual Interlining itineraries to connect travelers between Ryanair and other airlines as part of Etraveli Group’s world-leading air content offering. As part of this “Approved OTA” partnership, Etraveli Group will integrate Ryanair’s flights via a direct API connection, ensuring faster and more efficient flight booking services.

Johan Elwin, CCO, Etraveli Group, said: “We are excited to partner with Ryanair and look very much forward to this collaboration. This partnership not only strengthens our position but also benefits our customers by providing them with seamless access to Ryanair’s extensive network. It aligns with our ambition to offer the world's best air content to our customers and partners both in and outside Europe. By leveraging our advanced tech solutions, including Virtual Interlining, we aim to enhance the travel experience and drive the future of air travel.”

    Ryanair, known for its extensive network of 240+ destinations and low fares, has consistently topped Europe's airline charts. Ryanair remains the largest airline group in Europe by passenger volume, with 184 million passengers in 2023, reinforcing its pivotal role in the aviation industry. This partnership allows Etraveli Group to leverage Ryanair’s market strength, enhancing service offerings for millions of travelers in Europe, North and South America, and across Asia.

    Ryanair’s CMO, Dara Brady, said: “We are pleased to announce our latest “Approved OTA” partnership with Etraveli Group and its OTA brands including MyTrip, Gotogate, and Flightnetwork, which will enable Etraveli Group’s customers to book Ryanair’s low-fare flights with the guarantee of full price transparency and full access to their booking. We look forward to working with Etraveli Group over the years to come and carrying their customers onboard our market-leading network of Ryanair flights.”

      About Etraveli Group
      Etraveli Group is a world-leading flight technology provider, offering innovative solutions for flight content delivery and fintech products. Partnering with major platforms such as Google Flights, Booking.com, Skyscanner, and Kayak, Etraveli Group ensures a seamless flight booking experience. With an extensive network comprising partnerships with over 550 airlines, Etraveli Group’s online travel agency brands include Gotogate, Mytrip, and Flightnetwork.

      In 2023, Etraveli Group sold over 20 million orders - a 50% year-on-year growth. The group recorded almost €12 billion in gross sales, reflecting a 60% growth, and achieved an EBITDA of €136 million. This growth trajectory underscores Etraveli Group’s commitment to simplifying the complexities of connecting millions of flights and travelers globally.


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      About Etraveli Group

      Etraveli Group is a leading global technology provider for flights focused on offering the best possible flight content delivered through flexible tech solutions to the consumer and any company facing the consumer. Through our own consumer brands like Gotogate, Mytrip, Flightnetwork and through our global partnerships with the likes of Google Flights, Skyscanner, Kayak, Booking.com and others we provide search, book and fulfilment services of Flights and related products. The Group also operates the airline integration company TripStack and the leading price comparison site in Sweden; Flygresor.se. The headquarters are located in Uppsala, and the group also has offices in Athens, Toronto, Stockholm, Gothenburg, two cities in India, Krakow and Montevideo, as well as outsourced operations in India and China. Since 2017, private-equity firm CVC Capital Partners owns Etraveli Group.