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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
« Last edited by Dan on September 12, 2019, 02:04:05 PM »

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Re: ITA Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #15 on: June 15, 2012, 04:54:49 PM »
@JEWDA:
Did it cross your mind, maybe I should go on ita and look?
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Re: ITA Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #16 on: June 15, 2012, 05:02:12 PM »
Yes.
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Re: ITA Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #17 on: June 15, 2012, 05:06:51 PM »
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Re: ITA Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #18 on: June 15, 2012, 05:16:24 PM »
@dan i just tried to search for a hidden city flight using matrix and for some reason when i type in multiple destinations it automatically clicks nonstop only which is obviously a problem i havent done this in a couple of weeks did something change, is there a way around this?

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Re: ITA Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #19 on: June 17, 2012, 10:01:52 PM »
@dan i just tried to search for a hidden city flight using matrix and for some reason when i type in multiple destinations it automatically clicks nonstop only which is obviously a problem i havent done this in a couple of weeks did something change, is there a way around this?
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Re: ITA Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #20 on: June 17, 2012, 10:06:58 PM »
Try another browser.
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Re: ITA Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #21 on: June 17, 2012, 10:18:00 PM »
Will do but I've already tried stock Android, dolphin mobile opera mobile, and chrome

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Re: ITA Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #22 on: June 21, 2012, 12:23:58 PM »
Anybody know anything about this

ok so ITA has changed a bit recently there is now a 2000 mile radius search but there are restrictions with stops. It seems to be 1-5 airports no limit, 6-10 airports 1 stop, 11+ airports non stop...
 
ITA keeps getting less and less usefull  >:(
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« Reply #23 on: June 21, 2012, 09:06:25 PM »

ok so ITA has changed a bit recently there is now a 2000 mile radius search but there are restrictions with stops. It seems to be 1-5 airports no limit, 6-10 airports 1 stop, 11+ airports non stop...
 
ITA keeps getting less and less usefull  >:(

Anyone have any thoughts as to why they would do it?
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Re: ITA Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #24 on: June 21, 2012, 09:15:12 PM »

ok so ITA has changed a bit recently there is now a 2000 mile radius search but there are restrictions with stops. It seems to be 1-5 airports no limit, 6-10 airports 1 stop, 11+ airports non stop...
 
ITA keeps getting less and less usefull  >:(

same here, I only get the new 2000 radius in chrome with the restrictions on stops, in IE i still get the old one.

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« Reply #25 on: June 21, 2012, 09:17:14 PM »
, in IE i still get the old one.

You're saying it works in IE?
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Re: ITA Advanced Routing Codes
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Chrome


IE

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Re: ITA Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #27 on: June 21, 2012, 09:44:43 PM »
Has to do with cache.

In Chrome I have the old version and in Chrome/Incognito I have the new version.
The new version stinks!
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« Reply #28 on: June 21, 2012, 09:48:31 PM »
Has to do with cache.

In Chrome I have the old version and in Chrome/Incognito I have the new version.
The new version stinks!

So is there a way to fix it in chrome to get the old version? Please explain
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Re: ITA Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #29 on: June 21, 2012, 09:49:54 PM »
No more hidden city searches :-(
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