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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 #405 on: June 08, 2018, 10:30:14 AM »
~UA

Wouldn’t that make it show nonstop only on others?

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #406 on: June 08, 2018, 10:32:36 AM »
Wouldn’t that make it show nonstop only on others?

I think it does, as it just caused my search to error out (there are no no-stops on that route). But excluding the airport took care of my issue properly.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #407 on: June 08, 2018, 10:49:37 AM »
I think it does, as it just caused my search to error out (there are no no-stops on that route). But excluding the airport took care of my issue properly.

Figured it would do that. I always used to do ~NK on NYC-FLL. By doing that it would only show nonstop.

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #408 on: June 09, 2018, 02:41:17 PM »
Can do ~UA+ if you're looking for multiple flights
As well as ~UA ~UA for 2 flights both not UA
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #409 on: June 30, 2018, 11:24:30 PM »
I got error message "Journeys with origins in multiple countries are not supported". Is this a new thing? Is there any workaround?
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #410 on: June 30, 2018, 11:56:05 PM »
Look upthread

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #411 on: July 01, 2018, 12:36:33 AM »
I am sometimes accused of overthinking things. I am still mulling over whether that accusation has merit.

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #412 on: July 03, 2018, 05:24:41 PM »
all delta US airports:

CAK, ALB, ABQ, ABE, ANC, ATW, AVL, ATL, AGS, AUS, BWI, BGR, BTR, BIL, BHM, BIS, BOI, BOS, BZN, TRI, BQK, BUF, BTV, CHS, CRW, CLT, CHA, MDW, ORD, CVG, CLE, COS, CAE, CMH, DAL, DFW, DAY, DAB, DEN, DEN, DTW, ELP, EVV, FAI, FAR, FAY, FNT, FLL, RSW, VPS, FWA, GNV, GRR, GTF, GRB, GSO, GSP, GPT, HRL, MDT, BDL, HDN, HNL, IAH, HOU, HSV, IDA, IND, JAN, JAC, JAX, OAJ, JNU, OGG, FCA, MCI, KTN, EYW, TYS, KOA, LAN, LAS, LEX, LIH, LIT, LGB, LAX, SDF, MSN, MHT, MLB, MEM, MIA, MKE, MSP, MOT, MSO, MOB, MTJ, MYR, BNA, MSY, JFK, LGA, EWR, PHF, ORF, OKC, OMA, ONT, MCO, PSP, ECP, PSC, PNS, PHL, PHX, PIT, PWM, PDX, PVD, RDU, RAP, RNO, RIC, ROA, ROC, SMF, STL, PIE, SLC, SAT, SAN, SFO, SNA, SRQ, SAV, SEA, FSD, SBN, GEG, SGF, SYR, TLH, TPA, TOL, TVC, TUS, TUL, EGE, DCA, IAD, PBI, HPN, ICT, AVP, OAK, SJC

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #413 on: July 03, 2018, 08:01:49 PM »
all delta US airports:

CAK, ALB, ABQ, ABE, ANC, ATW, AVL, ATL, AGS, AUS, BWI, BGR, BTR, BIL, BHM, BIS, BOI, BOS, BZN, TRI, BQK, BUF, BTV, CHS, CRW, CLT, CHA, MDW, ORD, CVG, CLE, COS, CAE, CMH, DAL, DFW, DAY, DAB, DEN, DEN, DTW, ELP, EVV, FAI, FAR, FAY, FNT, FLL, RSW, VPS, FWA, GNV, GRR, GTF, GRB, GSO, GSP, GPT, HRL, MDT, BDL, HDN, HNL, IAH, HOU, HSV, IDA, IND, JAN, JAC, JAX, OAJ, JNU, OGG, FCA, MCI, KTN, EYW, TYS, KOA, LAN, LAS, LEX, LIH, LIT, LGB, LAX, SDF, MSN, MHT, MLB, MEM, MIA, MKE, MSP, MOT, MSO, MOB, MTJ, MYR, BNA, MSY, JFK, LGA, EWR, PHF, ORF, OKC, OMA, ONT, MCO, PSP, ECP, PSC, PNS, PHL, PHX, PIT, PWM, PDX, PVD, RDU, RAP, RNO, RIC, ROA, ROC, SMF, STL, PIE, SLC, SAT, SAN, SFO, SNA, SRQ, SAV, SEA, FSD, SBN, GEG, SGF, SYR, TLH, TPA, TOL, TVC, TUS, TUL, EGE, DCA, IAD, PBI, HPN, ICT, AVP, OAK, SJC
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #414 on: July 03, 2018, 08:03:38 PM »
all delta US airports:

CAK, ALB, ABQ, ABE, ANC, ATW, AVL, ATL, AGS, AUS, BWI, BGR, BTR, BIL, BHM, BIS, BOI, BOS, BZN, TRI, BQK, BUF, BTV, CHS, CRW, CLT, CHA, MDW, ORD, CVG, CLE, COS, CAE, CMH, DAL, DFW, DAY, DAB, DEN, DEN, DTW, ELP, EVV, FAI, FAR, FAY, FNT, FLL, RSW, VPS, FWA, GNV, GRR, GTF, GRB, GSO, GSP, GPT, HRL, MDT, BDL, HDN, HNL, IAH, HOU, HSV, IDA, IND, JAN, JAC, JAX, OAJ, JNU, OGG, FCA, MCI, KTN, EYW, TYS, KOA, LAN, LAS, LEX, LIH, LIT, LGB, LAX, SDF, MSN, MHT, MLB, MEM, MIA, MKE, MSP, MOT, MSO, MOB, MTJ, MYR, BNA, MSY, JFK, LGA, EWR, PHF, ORF, OKC, OMA, ONT, MCO, PSP, ECP, PSC, PNS, PHL, PHX, PIT, PWM, PDX, PVD, RDU, RAP, RNO, RIC, ROA, ROC, SMF, STL, PIE, SLC, SAT, SAN, SFO, SNA, SRQ, SAV, SEA, FSD, SBN, GEG, SGF, SYR, TLH, TPA, TOL, TVC, TUS, TUL, EGE, DCA, IAD, PBI, HPN, ICT, AVP, OAK, SJC

What's the purpose of this may I ask.
and if there is it should be like this:
Code: [Select]
CAK, ALB, ABQ, ABE, ANC, ATW, AVL, ATL, AGS, AUS, BWI, BGR, BTR, BIL, BHM, BIS, BOI, BOS, BZN, TRI, BQK, BUF, BTV, CHS, CRW, CLT, CHA, MDW, ORD, CVG, CLE, COS, CAE, CMH, DAL, DFW, DAY, DAB, DEN, DEN, DTW, ELP, EVV, FAI, FAR, FAY, FNT, FLL, RSW, VPS, FWA, GNV, GRR, GTF, GRB, GSO, GSP, GPT, HRL, MDT, BDL, HDN, HNL, IAH, HOU, HSV, IDA, IND, JAN, JAC, JAX, OAJ, JNU, OGG, FCA, MCI, KTN, EYW, TYS, KOA, LAN, LAS, LEX, LIH, LIT, LGB, LAX, SDF, MSN, MHT, MLB, MEM, MIA, MKE, MSP, MOT, MSO, MOB, MTJ, MYR, BNA, MSY, JFK, LGA, EWR, PHF, ORF, OKC, OMA, ONT, MCO, PSP, ECP, PSC, PNS, PHL, PHX, PIT, PWM, PDX, PVD, RDU, RAP, RNO, RIC, ROA, ROC, SMF, STL, PIE, SLC, SAT, SAN, SFO, SNA, SRQ, SAV, SEA, FSD, SBN, GEG, SGF, SYR, TLH, TPA, TOL, TVC, TUS, TUL, EGE, DCA, IAD, PBI, HPN, ICT, AVP, OAK, SJC
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #415 on: July 03, 2018, 09:22:31 PM »
What's the purpose of this may I ask.
and if there is it should be like this:
Code: [Select]
CAK, ALB, ABQ, ABE, ANC, ATW, AVL, ATL, AGS, AUS, BWI, BGR, BTR, BIL, BHM, BIS, BOI, BOS, BZN, TRI, BQK, BUF, BTV, CHS, CRW, CLT, CHA, MDW, ORD, CVG, CLE, COS, CAE, CMH, DAL, DFW, DAY, DAB, DEN, DEN, DTW, ELP, EVV, FAI, FAR, FAY, FNT, FLL, RSW, VPS, FWA, GNV, GRR, GTF, GRB, GSO, GSP, GPT, HRL, MDT, BDL, HDN, HNL, IAH, HOU, HSV, IDA, IND, JAN, JAC, JAX, OAJ, JNU, OGG, FCA, MCI, KTN, EYW, TYS, KOA, LAN, LAS, LEX, LIH, LIT, LGB, LAX, SDF, MSN, MHT, MLB, MEM, MIA, MKE, MSP, MOT, MSO, MOB, MTJ, MYR, BNA, MSY, JFK, LGA, EWR, PHF, ORF, OKC, OMA, ONT, MCO, PSP, ECP, PSC, PNS, PHL, PHX, PIT, PWM, PDX, PVD, RDU, RAP, RNO, RIC, ROA, ROC, SMF, STL, PIE, SLC, SAT, SAN, SFO, SNA, SRQ, SAV, SEA, FSD, SBN, GEG, SGF, SYR, TLH, TPA, TOL, TVC, TUS, TUL, EGE, DCA, IAD, PBI, HPN, ICT, AVP, OAK, SJC
Yup a pita to copy it any other way using a mobile phone.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #416 on: July 03, 2018, 09:25:23 PM »
Yup a pita to copy it any other way using a mobile phone.
Sorry, should've given you the HT ::)
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #417 on: July 03, 2018, 09:26:46 PM »
Sorry, should've given you the HT ::)
Nope you did a great job, credit well deserved, was happy to see others agree to my proposal of the link and just hit copy.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #418 on: July 03, 2018, 09:28:11 PM »
Nope you did a great job, credit well deserved, was happy to see others agree to my proposal of the link and just hit copy.
Anyone who doesn't agree never tried using it.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #419 on: July 03, 2018, 09:34:51 PM »
Anyone who doesn't agree never tried using it.
Lol, very true.
  Then how come not one member decided to spare 1 minute of his time to save many minutes of his own and others by doing a simple link to copy format?
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