It answers questions as simple as “I want to go to Perth next week, which day is cheapest?” to more advanced ones like “I want to go to anywhere in Europe in July, what are my options?”.
Adioso was founded in 2008 by Fenn Bailey and Tom Howard from Melbourne. In 2009 they were funded by leading Silicon Valley seed funding group Y Combinator, and later received further angel funding from US and Australian investors.
The small team has built a range of world-first technologies including natural language search interface, and an open-ended flight query engine.
The company is now focused on commercialisation and has deals with airlines and travel suppliers, and a rapidly growing audience of passionate travellers around the world.