Airbnb wants to be more than just your next vacation lodging solution—the home rental startup’s now looking to offer flight booking service within the next 18 months, Bloomberg reported Monday.
The project, known as Flights, may either involve building its own proprietary tool, acquiring an online travel agency, or licensing data from an agency, according to anonymous people familiar with the matter speaking to Bloomberg.
Airbnb introducing flight booking isn’t all that surprising. After all: The company teased the future offering last month. In November, Airbnb launched a new feature called Trips, host-guided activities which users can discover and book through the newly redesigned app. Airbnb also added a section to the app called Places that offers recommendations. Read more…
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