Skyscanner Flight
Skyscanner Flight

Skyscanner Flight

Extract comprehensive flight data from Skyscanner to enhance travel insights and automate booking processes.
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Header

x-api-key required

string

This parameter defines the Piloterr private key to use for authentification.

Parameters

query

string

Flight search query (origin, destination, dates, passengers).

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Introduction to the Skyscanner Flight API

The Skyscanner Flight API empowers users to harness the vast database of Skyscanner, a leading travel fare aggregator, and travel metasearch engine. This API endpoint facilitates efficient extraction of comprehensive flight data, including departure and arrival airports, dates, times, airlines, flight numbers, durations, stops, and prices. Moreover, it covers single and round trips, serving a broad spectrum of applications. Designed for seamless integration, this API is a potent tool for organizations across various industries looking to leverage flight data for insightful decision-making and enhanced customer experiences.

Application Scenarios for the Skyscanner Flight API

  • Travel Agencies: Automate the retrieval of flight information to provide customers with the most up-to-date itineraries and pricing.
  • Price Comparison Websites: Aggregate data from multiple sources to display the best flight deals, enhancing user engagement.
  • Market Analysis: Help financial analysts and market researchers track airline performance and market trends.
  • Booking Platforms: Integrate with existing systems to streamline the flight booking process and improve operational efficiency.
  • Dynamic Messaging Apps: Create chatbots capable of fetching and presenting real-time flight details, improving user interaction and satisfaction.

Strategic Benefits of Using the Skyscanner Flight API

  1. Real-time Data: Access to the most current flight information ensures your users always receive accurate and timely updates.
  2. Enhanced Customer Satisfaction: By providing precise and comprehensive flight options, customer trust and satisfaction are significantly improved.
  3. Operational Efficiency: Automation of data extraction minimizes manual efforts, reducing errors and saving time.
  4. Increased Conversion Rates: Rich, detailed flight information optimizes user decisions, leading to higher conversion rates on booking platforms.
  5. Competitive Advantage: Leveraging robust flight data analytics aids in making better strategic decisions, giving your business a competitive edge.

The Skyscanner Flight API response provides a detailed breakdown of both departing and returning flights, including key details such as prices, durations, airlines, and flight numbers. For instance, a round trip from TLS to BASE includes:

  • Departing Flight:
  • Departure Airport: TLS
  • Arrival Airport: BASE
  • Date: 2024-05-08
  • Time: 06:25
  • Airline: Airline X
  • Flight Number: AX123
  • Duration: 1h 45m
  • Stops: 1
  • Price: 150.00 EUR
  • Returning Flight:
  • Departure Airport: BASE
  • Arrival Airport: TLS
  • Date: 2024-05-15
  • Time: 10:55
  • Airline: Airline Y
  • Flight Number: AY456
  • Duration: 2h 10m
  • Stops: 1
  • Price: 140.00 EUR

The total round-trip cost, including all variables, is 290.00 EUR. This example underscores the API's thoroughness, providing critical data points to support various application needs.

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GET
POST
/api/v2/skyscanner/flight
Example Request
curl --location --request GET 'https://piloterr.com/api/v2/skyscanner/flight?query=example' --header 'Content-Type: application/json' --header 'x-api-key: <token>'
Response
{
"departing_flight":{
    "departure_airport":"TLS",
    "arrival_airport":"BASE",
    "date":"2024-05-08",
    "time":"06:25",
    "airline":"Airline X",
    "flight_number":"AX123",
    "duration":"1h 45m",
    "stops":1,
    "price":"150.00",
    "currency":"EUR"
  },
  "returning_flight":{
    "departure_airport":"BASE",
    "arrival_airport":"TLS",
    "date":"2024-05-15",
    "time":"10:55",
    "airline":"Airline Y",
    "flight_number":"AY456",
    "duration":"2h 10m",
    "stops":1,
    "price":"140.00",
    "currency":"EUR"
  },
  "total_price":"290.00",
  "currency":"EUR",
  "passengers":{
    "adults":1,
    "children":0
  },
  "class":"economy"
}
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