Kotikan, the company who built the Skyscaner app, was presented with the award sponsored by heraldscotland.com at the Digital Business Awards ceremony in Glasgow.
Judges were impressed by the rich functionality, intuitive interface and the reception the app has received. Skyscanner All Flights, Everywhere iPhone app has reached the number one free travel app spot in 42 territories and hit 1 million downloads within a month of release.
Cheap flights specialists Skyscanner chose Kotikan as a mobile partner for their strong track record of creating rich and intuitive apps popular with users. Kotikan’s focus on design and usability coupled with Skyscanner’s excellence in flight search has led to an app with real global appeal.
Gavin Dutch, Managing Director Kotikan said:
‘It’s a real honour to receive this award in a category with such strong competition. As Europe’s number one flight search engine, Skyscanner’s focus on delivering a great flight search experience for their users was a real advantage, helping to make an app people really enjoy using.’
The success of the iPhone app has led to Skyscanner and Kotikan developing further updates and versions for other operating systems. The Android app has over 5000 ratings averaging 4.5 stars out of 5 and apps supporting additional mobile platforms are in the pipeline.