Booking flights is essentially the same from one online travel agency to another online travel agency. There are some unique online travel agencies, such as Hipmunk, but now Routehappy has entered the fray with a different approach.
Routehappy’s goal is unique, to assist travelers in choosing their flights based on the quality or experience of the flight, as well as the price.
Routehappy’s default flight display is not based on the usual lowest fare, it is based on the “Happiest” flight, showing flights in descending order based on their happy factor. Yes, users can choose flights by lowest fare, fastest routing and other usual options … but if you are using Routehappy you should be prepared to search by the happiest flight. Happy flights are based upon aircraft, seat space, in-flight entertainment, wifi, AC power and the user experiences of the flight
Out of the gate, Routehappy has the support of a number of airlines, as it allows the airlines to differentiate themselves and their products. With most online travel agency booking sites airfares most often come down to the lowest fare, while Routehappy allows airlines to promote their in-flight experience to capture travelers.
Routehappy is not just breaking the mold of online travel agencies when comes to how it displays flights, the booking site also allows travelers to rate flights and provide their comments from each flight. Through the Routehappy is building a community with route experts and linking customer’s flight experience with those looking to book flights.
On a long flight, wouldn’t you rather pay $50 more for a better flight experience? Routehappy is betting you would.