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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 #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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Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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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. :-[

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #140 on: December 31, 2013, 06:41:34 AM »
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?
I think there's a box that saids allow airport changes that you click for that.

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #141 on: January 01, 2014, 12:45:10 AM »
Anybody know what code to type in to get from NYC,pHl,ttn,acy to cle with a stop in fll,mia,pbi? Thanks

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #142 on: January 01, 2014, 12:47:48 AM »
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?
Do 2 one ways?

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #143 on: January 01, 2014, 12:49:36 AM »
Well I will if I have to but would rather see if I can only pay for one ticket since I only have to be in Florida for a couple of hours. Just trying to see if such a route exists.

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #144 on: January 01, 2014, 12:52:58 AM »
Anybody know what code to type in to get from NYC,pHl,ttn,acy to cle with a stop in fll,mia,pbi? Thanks
under the 'from' 'to'
click 'advanced routing '
put the stop in the new middle box.
put starting and ending in place.

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #145 on: January 01, 2014, 12:55:56 AM »
I'm an idiot thanks!

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #146 on: January 01, 2014, 09:46:01 PM »
is there any program similar to this for award availability?

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #147 on: January 08, 2014, 01:19:47 PM »
is there any program similar to this for award availability?
kvs tool

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #148 on: January 09, 2014, 02:46:34 PM »
Is there a way to do Hidden city for NYC to MIA but limit it to UA. Trying to use UA gift certs.

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #149 on: January 09, 2014, 03:12:11 PM »
Is there a way to do Hidden city for NYC to MIA but limit it to UA. Trying to use UA gift certs.
yes go to advanced routing codes and put in ua+
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