Google just announced something that might have caused some panic among travel websites. The search company said it will be shutting off developer access to automated data from airfare search engines, a decision that could affect popular travel tools such as Expedia, Kayak, and many others.
Google Shuts Down QPX Express
Apps that aggregate troves of data to give users the best airfare prices will soon need to find another way to integrate travel deals. Google is closing its QPX Express API, code that enables third parties to pull flight-related information into their own apps or sites.