SOURCE: Momondo

April 30, 2007 11:21 ET

Momondo Travel Site Makes Summer Travel Planning via Low-Cost European Air Carriers a One-Stop, One-Minute Process

New Web 2.0 Internet Travel Site Takes the Guesswork and Cost out of Planning European Air Travel

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 30, 2007 -- Momondo (, Europe's most comprehensive travel search engine mashup that delivers low-cost airfares to consumers, today announced that it has greatly simplified summer travel planning in Europe. By using Momondo Flight Search, customers can now search across all 100 low-cost air carriers serving Europe in a single query. This capability, only available through, saves customers significant amounts of travel planning, and meanwhile, ensures that they have the most flight choices and the best price.

"Before Momondo, a travel consumer who wanted to find the best airfare for a given route in Europe often had to visit seven to ten different low-cost carrier websites to get a reliable answer," said Thorvald Stigsen, Founder CEO of Momondo. "But through our next generation Web 2.0 search technology, Momondo does all the work for our customers. Usually within a minute, customers can go to our site and obtain real-time search results from 100 low-cost European carriers and another 550 airlines and travel sites around the world.

"Momondo saved me several hours of planning and a thousand dollars when I booked my family's European vacation," said Ben Henschel of Lodi, California. "Within a short amount of time, I was able to find which low-cost carriers served which cities, and obtained the absolute lowest ticket I could find anywhere on the Internet."

About Momondo

Based in Denmark, Momondo is a Web 2.0 travel search site founded in 2004 by a team of technology and business entrepreneurs with considerable experience on all sides of the travel industry.

Momondo's promise to customers is powerfully simple: to provide them with the fastest and most comprehensive plane ticket search available on the Internet. Momondo makes this possible through leveraging its comprehensive network of travel industry relationships and the most cutting-edge search technologies available. As a result, Momondo combines searches across hundreds of websites with hundreds of different interfaces to return relevant flight options to the consumer or business traveler whether they use low-cost airlines, the well-known national airlines, online travel agencies or ticket databases.

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