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MakeMyTrip & Flipkart Announce Strategic Partnership

Apr 05, 2018

Delhi, Bengaluru, 5 April 2018: MakeMyTrip Limited (NASDAQ: MMYT), India’s leading online travel company and Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace have today announced a strategic partnership in the travel services segment. MakeMyTrip’s multiple brands, including MakeMyTrip, Goibibo and redBus, will leverage the large customer base of Flipkart’s platform to drive online bookings in travel services.

The new partnership will start with a roll-out of domestic flight bookings in the next few weeks, followed by Hotels, Bus and Holidays bookings.

Commenting on the partnership, Deep Kalra, Founder & Group CEO, MakeMyTrip Limited said, “Flipkart is one of the most exciting companies of our times and we are delighted to partner with them to catalyse the massive online travel opportunity in India. This partnership will help us reach out to an even wider consumer base and further open up the online travel market in a significant way.”

Kalyan Krishnamurthy, CEO, Flipkart said, “Flipkart and MakeMyTrip have played a defining role in shaping the consumer internet ecosystem in India and bringing millions of people online. This strategic partnership helps us make travel booking a seamless experience for customers, even those in the farthest regions, while also furthering our goal of being a one-stop destination for all digital transactions online." 

About MakeMyTrip:
MakeMyTrip Limited (NASDAQ: MMYT) is India's leading online travel company. We own and operate well recognized online brands, including MakeMyTrip, Goibibo and redBus. Through our mobile apps and primary websites, travelers can search, plan and book a wide range of travel services and products in India as well as overseas. Our services and products include air ticketing, hotel and alternative accommodations bookings, holiday planning and packaging, rail ticketing, bus ticketing, car hire and ancillary travel requirements such as facilitating access to third-party travel insurance and visa processing. We provide our customers with access to all major domestic full-service and low-cost airlines operating in India and all major airlines operating to and from India, over 50,000 domestic accommodation properties in India and more than 500,000 properties outside India, Indian Railways and all major Indian bus operators.

About Flipkart: Flipkart is India’s largest e-commerce marketplace with a registered customer base of over 100 million. In the 10 years since it started, Flipkart has come to offer over 80 million products across 80+ categories including Smartphones, Books, Media, Consumer Electronics, Furniture, Fashion and Lifestyle. Launched in October 2007, Flipkart is known for its path-breaking services like Cash on Delivery, No cost EMI and a 10-day replacement policy. Flipkart was the pioneer in offering services like In-a-Day Guarantee (50 cities) and Same-Day-Guarantee (13 cities) at scale. With over 1,00,000 registered sellers, Flipkart has redefined the way brands and MSME’s do business online.

Press Contacts:
Ruchica Tomar
http://ruchica.tomar@makemytrip.com
+91-9999004623

Ekta Gautam
ekta@flipkart.com
+91-9911445446

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