Product: Airline DirectConnect Platform
Category: Startup Company
HQ: Berlin, Germany
Principal(s): Stéphane Pingaud, Dániel Vámosi
Funding: €2.4M in January 2019 (seed round)
Product Description: Accessed via a proprietary Air Travel API, flyiin's Airline DirectConnect Platform allows for travel and non-travel retailers to build truly differentiating and user-centric flight search and booking experiences, based on direct connections with their partner airlines.
Business Model: After the successful completion of a series of pilots with select travel retailers, flyiin will charge transaction fees to travel retailers for the usage of its Airline DirectConnect Platform.
Competitors: TravelFusion, Duffel, Kyte
Competitive Edge: Technical excellence, airline distribution expertise, industry experience and network
Market Opportunity: By rebuilding the infrastructure powering airline distribution from scratch, flyiin is expanding the boundaries of the sector and offering an opportunity for emerging travel retailers to capture a portion of the $800B air travel market.
Early Customers: One pilot customer, Germany-based (confidential)