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Airport codes for hidden city ticketing now has a dedicated thread see here: http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=45539

For mileage runs, here’s a backdoor URL: http://matrix.itasoftware.com/?showPricePerMile=true

Just do a regular search and it will be there. You can have it sort by CPM, great tool for mileage running.


Click on "Advanced routing codes" and enter the following routing codes:

Description    Format
Restricting to specific airlines   
Direct flight marketed by American Airlines   
Code: [Select]
[AA] or [C:AA]Any number of flights marketed by American Airlines   
Code: [Select]
[AA+] or [C:AA+]Direct flight marked by American Airlines, United, or Delta   
Code: [Select]
[AA,CO,DL] or
Code: [Select]
[C:AA,C:UA,C:DL]Direct flight operated by American Airlines (as opposed to a code-share or subsidiary carrier)   
Code: [Select]
[O:AA]Direct flight operated by American Airlines, United, or Delta (as opposed to a code-share)   
Code: [Select]
[O:AA,O:UA,O:DL]Up to 3 flights, including at least one marketed by US Airways   
Code: [Select]
[F? US F?]Any number of flights, including at least one marketed by American Airlines   
Code: [Select]
[F+ AA F+]Exclude United and only show direct flights   
Code: [Select]
[~UA]Exclude United and show options with zero or more connections.   
Code: [Select]
[~UA+]Search for results with exactly two flights, and excluding United from the 2nd flight   
Code: [Select]
[F ~UA]Search for results with a direct flight excluding flights marketed   
Code: [Select]
[~AA,CO,DL]Search for results with a direct flight excluding flights marketed by American Airlines, United, or Delta   
Code: [Select]
[~AA,UA,DL]A flight on US Airways followed by a flight on United   
Code: [Select]
[US UA]Restricting by alliance   
oneworld   
Code: [Select]
[/ alliance oneworld]SkyTeam   
Code: [Select]
[/ alliance skyteam]Star Alliance   
Code: [Select]
[/ alliance star-alliance]Restricting the number of stops   
Non-stop flight   
Code: [Select]
[N]Non-stop flight on United Airlines   
Code: [Select]
[N:UA]Direct flight (may have a stop, but same flight number continues to destination)   
Code: [Select]
[F]Specifying connections   
Any number of connections, each with a minimum connection time of 45 min   
Code: [Select]
[/ minconnect 45]Any number of connections, each with a minimum connection time of 1 hour, maximum connection time of 2 hours   
Code: [Select]
[/ minconnect 60; maxconnect 120]Require at least 20 minutes more than airline recommended minimum connection time   
Code: [Select]
[/ padconnect 20]One or more connection points   
Code: [Select]
[X+]One connection point with at least 45 min   
Code: [Select]
[X / minconnect 45]Exactly 2 connections   
Code: [Select]
[X X]Two connections or less   
Code: [Select]
[X? X?]Two connections or more   
Code: [Select]
[X X+]Connect in Dallas-Fort-Worth with no other connection points   
Code: [Select]
[DFW] or
Code: [Select]
[X:DFW]Connect in Dallas-Fort-Worth with any additional connections before or after   
Code: [Select]
[F? DFW F?]Connect in either Dallas-Fort-Worth or Denver with no other connection points   
Code: [Select]
[DFW,DEN]Connect only in Dallas-Fort-Worth or Denver   
Code: [Select]
[N DFW,DEN N]Connect in Dallas-Fort-Worth followed by Denver followed by 0 or more stops   
Code: [Select]
[DFW DEN X?]Find itineraries with exactly one connection and exclude connections in Dallas-Fort-Worth   
Code: [Select]
[~DFW]Exclude connections in the United States (Note: this does not exclude stops on direct flights.)   
Code: [Select]
[~l:nUS+]Specifying itinerary duration   
Maximum itinerary duration of 4 hours (specify in minutes)   
Code: [Select]
[/ maxdur 240]Specifying flight attributes   
Exclude overnight stops   
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[/ -overnight]
Exclude both red-eye flights and overnight stops   
Code: [Select]
[/ -overnight;-redeye]Exclude propeller planes   
Code: [Select]
[/ -prop]Specifying specific flight numbers   
A particular flight -
Code: [Select]
UA882    UA882Any flights except UA882   
Code: [Select]
~UA882+A particular flight - UA882 - followed by any number of flights   
Code: [Select]
UA882 F+One or more flights on UA with flight numbers in the range 1000-2000   
Code: [Select]
UA1000-2000+
Nonstop flight on a United 737:
Code: [Select]
UA / aircraft t:737
Nonstop flight on a United 737-700 only:
Code: [Select]
UA / aircraft t:73G
Nonstop flight on a United 737-800 only:
Code: [Select]
UA / aircraft t:738
Specify fare class and maxconnect:
Code: [Select]
AA+ / f bc=Y; maxconnect 45
Exclude basic economy on AA:
Code: [Select]
AA+ / f ~bc=b
Exclude basic economy on DL:
Code: [Select]
DL+ / f ~bc=e
Exclude basic economy on UA:
Code: [Select]
UA+ / f ~bc=n
Exclude international light fares on UA:
Code: [Select]
UA+ / f ~..-lgt
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #105 on: August 23, 2013, 02:34:18 AM »
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #106 on: August 23, 2013, 02:47:42 AM »
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #107 on: August 25, 2013, 03:13:54 AM »
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #108 on: October 02, 2013, 05:50:31 PM »
I am trying to use the ITA software and I am pretty new to it.

I am looking to fly to LAS. I want to try and find a flight that has a stopover in LAS for cheap. I will then purchase two one way tickets. How do I enter a code for a specific airport?

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #109 on: October 02, 2013, 05:59:39 PM »
You can use "X"
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #110 on: October 02, 2013, 06:05:28 PM »
You can use "X"

So i put in by the routing code: XLAS

and then paste in all the codes of airports in the US?

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #111 on: October 02, 2013, 06:17:29 PM »
So i put in by the routing code: XLAS

and then paste in all the codes of airports in the US?
X:LAS

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #112 on: October 08, 2013, 03:50:18 PM »
I'm searching for OW LAS-NYC 10/17 and put the first ten cities in destination, and NYC in routing code, and returning no flights. What am I doing wrong?
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #113 on: October 08, 2013, 05:01:34 PM »
I'm searching for OW LAS-NYC 10/17 and put the first ten cities in destination, and NYC in routing code, and returning no flights. What am I doing wrong?
Is "non-stop" selected?
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #114 on: October 08, 2013, 05:37:19 PM »
Lol no. I'm assuming it's browser related. I'll try again when I get to a pc.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #115 on: October 17, 2013, 02:29:55 AM »
I'm trying to do a hidden city search to the Caribbean, can someone give me an idea which airports to use.

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #116 on: October 17, 2013, 07:09:37 AM »
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #117 on: October 17, 2013, 11:54:41 AM »
+1
Though I don't know why it says to search only all US airports, re hidden city.
Some of the best tickets I've found were Delta, Miami to NY to Bahamas. Often the day before flight they were $105-130.

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #118 on: October 23, 2013, 12:55:04 PM »
http://matrix.itasoftware.com/

Good stuff...omit the brackets

Click on "Advanced routing codes" and enter the following routing codes:

Description    Format
Restricting to specific airlines    
Direct flight marketed by American Airlines    [AA] or [C:AA]
Any number of flights marketed by American Airlines    [AA+] or [C:AA+]
Direct flight marked by American Airlines, United, or Delta    [AA,CO,DL] or [C:AA,C:UA,C:DL]
Direct flight operated by American Airlines (as opposed to a code-share or subsidiary carrier)    [O:AA]
Direct flight operated by American Airlines, United, or Delta (as opposed to a code-share)    [O:AA,O:UA,O:DL]
Up to 3 flights, including at least one marketed by US Airways    [F? US F?]
Any number of flights, including at least one marketed by American Airlines    [F+ AA F+]
Exclude United and only show direct flights    [~UA]
Exclude United and show options with zero or more connections.    [~UA+]
Search for results with exactly two flights, and excluding United from the 2nd flight    [F ~UA]
Search for results with a direct flight excluding flights marketed    [~AA,CO,DL]
Search for results with a direct flight excluding flights marketed by American Airlines, United, or Delta    [~AA,UA,DL]
A flight on US Airways followed by a flight on United    [US UA]
Restricting by alliance    
oneworld    [/ alliance oneworld]
SkyTeam    [/ alliance skyteam]
Star Alliance    [/ alliance star-alliance]
Restricting the number of stops    
Non-stop flight    [N]
Non-stop flight on United Airlines    [N:UA]
Direct flight (may have a stop, but same flight number continues to destination)    [F]
Specifying connections    
Any number of connections, each with a minimum connection time of 45 min    [/ minconnect 45]
Any number of connections, each with a minimum connection time of 1 hour, maximum connection time of 2 hours    [/ minconnect 60; maxconnect 120]
Require at least 20 minutes more than airline recommended minimum connection time    [/ padconnect 20]
One or more connection points    [X+]
One connection point with at least 45 min    [X / minconnect 45]
Exactly 2 connections    [X X]
Two connections or less    [X? X?]
Two connections or more    [X X+]
Connect in Dallas-Fort-Worth with no other connection points    [DFW] or [X:DFW]
Connect in Dallas-Fort-Worth with any additional connections before or after    [F? DFW F?]
Connect in either Dallas-Fort-Worth or Denver with no other connection points    [DFW,DEN]
Connect only in Dallas-Fort-Worth or Denver    [N DFW,DEN N]
Connect in Dallas-Fort-Worth followed by Denver followed by 0 or more stops    [DFW DEN X?]
Find itineraries with exactly one connection and exclude connections in Dallas-Fort-Worth    [~DFW]
Exclude connections in the United States (Note: this does not exclude stops on direct flights.)    [~l:nUS+]
Specifying itinerary duration    
Maximum itinerary duration of 4 hours (specify in minutes)    [/ maxdur 240]
Specifying flight attributes    
Exclude overnight stops    [/ -overnight]
Exclude both red-eye flights and overnight stops    [/ -overnight;-redeye]
Exclude propeller planes    [/ -prop]
Specifying specific flight numbers    
A particular flight - UA882    UA882
Any flights except UA882    ~UA882+
A particular flight - UA882 - followed by any number of flights    UA882 F+
One or more flights on UA with flight numbers in the range 1000-2000    UA1000-2000+
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #119 on: October 23, 2013, 02:30:48 PM »
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