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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   
Quote
[/ -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 #120 on: October 23, 2013, 05:05:43 PM »

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Re: ITA Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #121 on: October 24, 2013, 06:44:54 AM »
Hidden city search:
Enter desired destination (or destinations, comma separated with no spaces) in advanced routing field and enter the following in dest field:
LAX, ORD, ATL, DEN, BOS, SFO, SEA, DFW, LGA, JFK, PHX, BWI, PHL, EWR, MCO, MSP, DTW, SAN, FLL, LAS, IAH, HOU, DCA, TPA, MDW, PDX, STL, OAK, MCI, SMF, IAD, CLT, SLC, RDU, SJC, PIT, MKE, AUS, SNA, IND, BNA, SAT, CMH, MIA, CLE, MSY, BUF, DAL, BDL, ONT, BUR, JAX, PBI, ABQ, PVD, OMA, CVG, RIC, TUS, OKC, ORF, MHT, SDF, MEM, GEG, ELP, LGB, BHM, DAY, RNO, TUL, ALB, ROC, BOI, HPN, SYR, LIT, ISP, GRR, CAK, PWM, DSM, GSO, COS, CHS, ICT, TYS, ACY, MSN, MDT, PNS, BTV, HSV, FNT, PHF, FAT, BLI, GSP

Broken up into 10:
LAX, ORD, ATL, DEN, BOS, SFO, SEA, DFW, LGA, JFK
PHX, BWI, PHL, EWR, MCO, MSP, DTW, SAN, FLL, LAS
IAH, HOU, DCA, TPA, MDW, PDX, STL, OAK, MCI, SMF
IAD, CLT, SLC, RDU, SJC, PIT, MKE, AUS, SNA, IND
BNA, SAT, CMH, MIA, CLE, MSY, BUF, DAL, BDL, ONT
BUR, JAX, PBI, ABQ, PVD, OMA, CVG, RIC, TUS, OKC
ORF, MHT, SDF, MEM, GEG, ELP, LGB, BHM, DAY, RNO
TUL, ALB, ROC, BOI, HPN, SYR, LIT, ISP, GRR, CAK
PWM, DSM, GSO, COS, CHS, ICT, TYS, ACY, MSN, MDT
PNS, BTV, HSV, FNT, PHF, FAT, BLI, GSP
Hey dan,
Were can i find the Europe airport codes

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #122 on: October 24, 2013, 11:33:51 AM »
WIYF (Wiki is your friend)
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #123 on: October 24, 2013, 11:44:49 AM »
Btw, next to the 'quote' button there is a 'reply' button.

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #124 on: November 12, 2013, 10:10:25 AM »
Hi,

Sorry about this newbie question. Couldn't find the answer. Which advanced routing code do I use to have a stop either in NYC or NYC as the final destination?

I am using X:NYC but it only gives me a stopover in NYC. I want to see also the price for flights that terminate at NYC.

Thanks so much


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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #125 on: November 19, 2013, 12:01:26 AM »
how do i enter a list of possible stopovers plus a specific alliance? ie one world + jfk,lga,ewr,fll,etc

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #126 on: November 19, 2013, 12:05:43 AM »
keep getting
error:
Illegal COMMAND-LINE prefix: LAX

LAX is the first airport listed as possible stopover

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #127 on: November 19, 2013, 12:16:32 AM »
JFK,LGA,EWR,FLL, / alliance oneworld
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #128 on: November 19, 2013, 12:22:04 AM »
JFK,LGA,EWR,FLL, / alliance oneworld
thanks! and theres still a 10 airport maximum in place?

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #129 on: November 19, 2013, 12:22:58 AM »
NP.
Not that I'm aware of.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #130 on: November 19, 2013, 12:27:32 AM »
NP.
Not that I'm aware of.

just curious.... I'm searching for a ticket to LAS on 6/20/14.
why do i only see stopovers in ORD, DFW, LAX....
im trying to use avios (oneworld alliance), does AA not fly to any other airport that connects to LAS?

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #131 on: November 19, 2013, 12:42:02 AM »
just curious.... I'm searching for a ticket to LAS on 6/20/14.
why do i only see stopovers in ORD, DFW, LAX....
im trying to use avios (oneworld alliance), does AA not fly to any other airport that connects to LAS?
LAS is not an AA hub.  Thus it's only served from a hub.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #132 on: November 25, 2013, 04:53:08 PM »
i want to go from israel to miami through milan with a stopover of at least 12 hours, is this possible or is minconnect 60 minutes?

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #133 on: November 26, 2013, 01:24:36 AM »
Hmm.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #134 on: November 26, 2013, 03:23:26 AM »
Hi,

Sorry about this newbie question. Couldn't find the answer. Which advanced routing code do I use to have a stop either in NYC or NYC as the final destination?

I am using X:NYC but it only gives me a stopover in NYC. I want to see also the price for flights that terminate at NYC.

Thanks so much
you'll have to do two searches, one with NYC in advanced routing code and one with no advanced routing code and NYC as destination.

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #135 on: November 29, 2013, 12:16:25 PM »
Thanks, sorry for late response. just figuring out this whole forum thing

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Anyone know the flight code for ITA matrix for ELAL
« Reply #136 on: December 04, 2013, 11:10:13 AM »
Anyone know the flight code for ITA matrix for ELAL?

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #137 on: December 04, 2013, 11:31:06 AM »
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #138 on: December 30, 2013, 06:52:28 PM »
Hey does any body know when using it software if there is a way to specify that from whatever airport you fly from that you should return to the same one even to fly from a different airport on the way back?

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #139 on: December 31, 2013, 02:32:15 AM »
Hmm.

Interesting... my iPhone app says it hasn't been updated since 2011, nor is there an update available now, either. :-[