Kiwi.com’s Virtual Interlining supports thousands of travellers finding them alternative routes home
29 August 2023 – On one of the busiest days of the European summer holiday season a UK Air Traffic Control technical issue left many struggling to get home. With all airlines operating in the UK being affected and more than 500 flights cancelled there was a lot of anxiety for travellers and great demand to find solutions and support that would help them.
At Kiwi.com we were able to assist thousands of travellers who were left with many days wait for a seat on the next available flight or without an immediate solution. Thanks to Kiwi.com’s Virtual Interlining technology, combining carriers into a single itinerary, affected travellers who came to Kiwi.com were able to find flights on a variety of different alternative routes opening up their options and helping those stranded to reach their end destination.
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Kiwi.com is a leading global travel tech company headquartered in the Czech Republic, employing over 1,200 people worldwide. Kiwi.com’s innovative algorithm enables users to find better route options and prices other search engines can’t see, performing billions of price checks per day across 95% of global flight content. 100 million searches are carried out every day on Kiwi.com’s website and partner channels. On average over 70,000 seats are sold daily.