It’s a subject close to the heart of CarTrawler’s technology chief Bobby Healy, who feels Google Flight Search is “very bad” for the airline industry (and travel in general), and future distribution. He sees the roll out of the service enables Google to extend its reach to the top of the trip planning funnel – i.e where consumers go first to start planning a trip. He says that “in good times” a GDS makes about $3 per booking, an airline makes about $21 but currently, according to Healy, Google is making $16 per online airline booking. Get the full story at Tnooz and Travel Weekly UK