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Thu 04 Jun 2009
 
New Airfare Search Engine Attracts More Than 2.9 Million Users Since Launch
 
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. June 3, 2009 – Fly.com™, the world’s most easy-to-use airfare search engine, today announced that Internet users performed 1.3 million searches on Fly.com in the month of May. That sets a new traffic record for Fly.com.
 
“To achieve the important milestone of over one million monthly searches this early in our development speaks volumes about our user’s interest in Fly.com,” said Brian Clark, General Manager, Fly.com. “We are delivering on our promise to find the best prices with speed and simplicity, and we are finding a market hungry for our product.”
 
Fly.com offers users unique information and content, in online travel search, including:
 
·         First class fares on all searches;
·         Airline product information, such as in-flight entertainment;
·         Prices that include all taxes and fees; and
·         Travel deals published by Travelzoo®, the global leader in travel deals publishing, which are specifically relevant to each airfare search.
 
According to Fly.com’s internal statistics, 2.9 million travelers have used Fly.com since its launch in February.
 
Fly.com attributes the growth in site traffic to its ability to satisfy users’ appetite for information on both price and product. In addition to finding the best prices available, Fly.com is the only airfare search engine to show all airlines’ lowest price by cabin on the first results page, via its one-of-a-kind “At-A-Glance” summary display.
 
“Fly.com’s fare calendars simplify the fare-finding process dramatically,” said Clark. “Interested in going somewhere but don’t known when the best fares can be found? Fly.com’s fare calendars display roundtrip fares for the next 90 days, offering our users unparalleled access to easy fare finding. Fly.com calendars are available for the most popular routes.”
 
For more information, visit http://www.fly.com.
 
About Fly.com
Fly.com™ (http://www.fly.com) is the world’s most easy-to-use airfare search engine. Fly.com enables users to compare the best flight options from airline and online travel agency Web sites. Fly.com is not a booking engine. Users are referred directly to the airline or online travel agency Web site of their choice to complete their booking. Says The New York Times: “A streamlined way to compare flights…features an extremely simple-looking interface to compare flight options from multiple services.” Fly.com is owned by Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO).
 
Media Contacts:

David Cumpston

Allison & Partners

 (415) 277-4917
press@fly.com
 
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