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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 #420 on: July 03, 2018, 09:36:24 PM »
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?
I don't think anyone thought of it...
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #421 on: August 16, 2018, 12:36:47 PM »
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?

where can one find directions on this copy formatting?

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #422 on: August 17, 2018, 05:20:52 PM »
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #423 on: August 19, 2018, 12:10:45 PM »
I am wondering how to post a list of ITA codes for easy copying. I posted the list of delta airports above to benefit others, and it seems it was unappreciated the way it was posted.  I have been a member since 2010, but i dont spend that much time here, so I dont know the ins and outs of posting tricks.

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #424 on: August 19, 2018, 10:08:44 PM »
I am wondering how to post a list of ITA codes for easy copying. I posted the list of delta airports above to benefit others, and it seems it was unappreciated the way it was posted.  I have been a member since 2010, but i dont spend that much time here, so I dont know the ins and outs of posting tricks.
It’s not only about how you post, it’s also what you post. A list of Delta airports isn’t neccisary, since you can just paste the list of all the airports and put only show Delta flights in the advanced routing codes.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #425 on: September 02, 2018, 12:04:43 AM »
Is there a way to only search business not first?

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #426 on: September 02, 2018, 02:24:32 AM »
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #427 on: January 08, 2019, 01:52:16 PM »
Exclude basic economy:

c:dl+ / f ~bc=e
c:aa+ / f ~bc=o (Not yet in effect)
c:ua+ / f ~bc=n (Not yet in effect)
add: AS class X

is there a way to search excluding multiple airlines' BE classes?

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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #428 on: April 10, 2019, 09:25:39 PM »
Any such program which can search in miles vs cash?
That would be truly amazing!
 Without the need to check each route individually, specifically in regards to the YQ which is the blockbuster on most flights.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #429 on: July 12, 2019, 07:48:26 PM »
Was looking for RJ 170/175 flights, figured I'd leave the code here after I spent several minutes digging for it:

Code: [Select]
UA / aircraft t:emj
And more aircraft codes:
http://www.flugzeuginfo.net/table_accodes_iata_en.php
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #430 on: September 11, 2019, 12:24:07 PM »
Is there a way to exclude 2 fare classes?
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #431 on: September 11, 2019, 01:22:42 PM »
Is there a way to exclude 2 fare classes?
I think you just have to put them all in except for the two you want to exclude.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #432 on: September 11, 2019, 01:32:17 PM »
I think you just have to put them all in except for the two you want to exclude.
Weird, I didn't even consider that as a last ditch option, thanks.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #433 on: September 11, 2019, 01:53:53 PM »
Weird, I didn't even consider that as a last ditch option, thanks.
Lol, any time.
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Re: ITA Software Advanced Routing Codes
« Reply #434 on: September 11, 2019, 01:56:26 PM »
Lol, any time.
Well A-Z errored out,  need to narrow it down I guess.
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