6.9 C
Monday, February 26, 2024
HomeUber launches flight ticket bookings in UK, ET TravelWorld

Uber launches flight ticket bookings in UK, ET TravelWorld


Related stories


<p>An Uber sign is displayed at the company's headquarters in San Francisco, Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. </p>
An Uber sign is displayed at the company’s headquarters in San Francisco, Monday, Sept. 12, 2022.

Uber Technologies Inc has launched international and domestic flight bookings on its UK app, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.

The move is “the latest and most ambitious step” in the company’s strategy to expand its core ride-booking business, Uber‘s UK General Manager Andrew Brem told FT.

The San Francisco-based company, which already offers train and coach ticket bookings in the UK, has begun rolling out the new feature for its UK customers and plans to expand in the coming weeks, the report said.

Uber has partnered with travel booking company Hopper to sell flights and will take a small commission from each sale, the report said.

Uber did not immediately respond to a request for a comment.

MakeMyTrip partners with Microsoft to make travel planning & booking more inclusive using AI

The new, in-platform tech stack powered by Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service and Azure Cognitive Services, will converse with the user to offer personalised travel recommendations based on their preferences; curate holiday packages based on variable inputs like occasion, budget, activity preferences, time of travel, etc., and even help book these holiday packages.

  • Published On May 10, 2023 at 09:01 AM IST

Join the community of 2M+ industry professionals

Subscribe to our newsletter to get latest insights & analysis.

Download ETTravelWorld App

  • Get Realtime updates
  • Save your favourite articles

Scan to download App

Source link


- Never miss a story with notifications

- Gain full access to our premium content

- Browse free from up to 5 devices at once

Latest stories



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here