Does the innovation at Google ever stop? I mean it. These people create 24/7/365. It's amazing.
The latest nifty little Google creation is Google Flight. Now this isnt' necessarily a "from scratch" thing. Google purchase ITA for $700 million, and that company's forte was travel software.
It's a pretty clean interface and when you open it, the site knows your location from your IP address so it inputs your local airport in the "From" drop down & then let's you select in the "To" drop down. Simply select your destination & the screen will change to show the flight path and then displays all the potential flights under the map. I was amazed at how quickly it worked.
I've yet to try the service, but I think for at least one of my trips this fall, i'll see how it does for me. What does it say about my travel schedule when I have an extra trip that I can experiment with? Don't answer that...
So, if you want to give it a try and then make a comment, head on over to Google Flights