Airbnb could soon be launching an airline

Brian Chesk, co-founder of Airbnb, reveal the news that Airbnb is considering launching an airline.

Airbnb has recently ventured into trip-planning and expanded far beyond “home sharing,” and are now considering entering a new business area.

“We’ve seriously considered a lot of things around aviation and we’ve spent a lot of time exploring different concepts,” Chesky told The Sunday Times. “We definitely want to make sure, though, that we can get into the end-to-end trip business.”

Chesky compared Airbnb’s ambitions to those of Amazon. Much like how the online retailer has become a “one-stop shop for shopping,” Chesky wants to make Airbnb a “one-stop shop for travel.”

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