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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 Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #300 on: February 24, 2015, 09:15:00 AM »
Quote from wiki
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Connect in Dallas-Fort-Worth with any additional connections before or after   
Code: [Select]
[F? DFW F?]
I get a QPX warning for this, how is the correct way?
Trying to search flight with NYC as connection point but unlimited connections before or after
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #301 on: March 12, 2015, 09:38:54 PM »
Which kindergarten in Brooklyn runs ITA  :o :o :o

Why the hell EVERY time when I select that say, I want to see direct flights with say United, it will show me flights with Delta and with stopovers  >:( >:( >:(  It will NEVER show what I select until I select it like 80 times  ::)

I would swear that Google is not running this buggy site, my only question here is which kindergarten IS running it? I would like to speak with the teachers over there.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #302 on: April 13, 2015, 01:03:25 AM »
How can I search lets say, TLV-HNL (via EWR and LAX) and force ITA to display pricing options for UA91? They only show UA 85.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #303 on: April 13, 2015, 01:07:18 AM »

How can I search lets say, TLV-HNL (via EWR and LAX) and force ITA to display pricing options for UA91? They only show UA 85.

It's in the wiki... I'm on tapatalk or I would copy it in.

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #304 on: April 13, 2015, 01:10:36 AM »
It's in the wiki... I'm on tapatalk or I would copy it in.
Just putting in UA91 does not do anything. It comes up no flights found.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #305 on: April 13, 2015, 07:30:23 AM »
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #306 on: April 13, 2015, 12:11:04 PM »
Does the CPM feature no longer work?

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #307 on: June 03, 2015, 04:28:05 PM »
I wanna book a one way, the connection should be in KPB for 7 days. Anyone can help me with the advanced code? Thanks!

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #308 on: June 03, 2015, 04:33:29 PM »
I wanna book a one way, the connection should be in KPB for 7 days. Anyone can help me with the advanced code? Thanks!
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #309 on: July 08, 2015, 01:46:05 AM »
Does the CPM feature no longer work?
I have the same question. Nobody answered this dude's question from 3 months ago.

Does the Mileage Run tool aka Cent Per Mile tool not work anymore?

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #310 on: July 08, 2015, 01:48:20 AM »
I have the same question. Nobody answered this dude's question from 3 months ago.

Does the Mileage Run tool aka Cent Per Mile tool not work anymore?
By the results click price and check price per mile
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #311 on: July 13, 2015, 04:02:58 PM »
Is there way to check for award availability on LAN using Avios? Are those seats a certain class?
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #312 on: July 13, 2015, 04:04:18 PM »
Is there way to check for award availability on LAN using Avios? Are those seats a certain class?
Check for the lowest award rate on lan.com
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #313 on: July 14, 2015, 01:21:36 AM »
Check for the lowest award rate on lan.com
Thanks for responding. I followed your advice, and opened a LAN mileage account. I'm not sure if that is a accurate way to determine availability.
I was looking at flights from NYC to Santiago. Awards for that route start at 70k round trip. The cheapest I found for the return (flying into Miami) was 45k just for that leg (=90k). When I called BA (Singapore), they told me the return was available with Avios. Additionally they seemed to be referring to a direct flight to Miami (although I may have got the wrong impression), which is showing 90km on LAN's site...Am I missing something?
« Last Edit: July 14, 2015, 01:43:08 AM by Thingywingy »
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #314 on: July 14, 2015, 06:46:41 PM »
I vaguely recall a post by Dan describing how check the number of available award seats. Anyone have a link to that post? Also, is there way to tell how likely more award seats will become available, by checking the number of seats available in certain classes?
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