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Re: flights found on ITA matrix
« Reply #30 on: May 11, 2013, 06:33:26 PM »
ITA Matrix frequently gives results that are not available for purchase.

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Re: flights found on ITA matrix
« Reply #31 on: May 11, 2013, 09:52:33 PM »
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especially NYC-tlv

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Re: flights found on ITA matrix
« Reply #32 on: May 11, 2013, 09:54:10 PM »
especially NYC-tlv

Not so, its does so everywhere

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Re: flights found on ITA matrix
« Reply #33 on: June 07, 2013, 11:04:25 AM »
Okay, this is really ridiculous. Is it just me, or has anyone else who uses Matrix on a regular basis noticed that lately, their results are inaccurate more often than not?! And it's not like the ticket "just sold out a minute ago" like Orbitz et al, either. Very often, not only is the the segment not available in the fare class Matrix shows, but it isn't available in the next one, either... or the next one, or the next one, or the next one! This is NOT an exaggeration - there have been MANY TIMES that Matrix was off by up to five fare classes (or more)!!!!

I don't get it. If Sabre/Amadeus/Galileo/WorldSpan can do it, if KVS and ExpertFlyer can do it, if Kayak, Orbitz, Travelocity, Expedia and virtually every other OTA under the sun can do it... why the heck can't Matrix stop showing flights that aren't bookable??!! Once in a while is excusable, but to show phantom availability on a consistent basis... it's just so ridiculous, I find Matrix to be almost unusable at this point! Which really sucks, since it has the most powerful search options. >:(

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Re: flights found on ITA matrix
« Reply #34 on: June 07, 2013, 12:39:09 PM »
Okay, this is really ridiculous. Is it just me, or has anyone else who uses Matrix on a regular basis noticed that lately, their results are inaccurate more often than not?! And it's not like the ticket "just sold out a minute ago" like Orbitz et al, either. Very often, not only is the the segment not available in the fare class Matrix shows, but it isn't available in the next one, either... or the next one, or the next one, or the next one! This is NOT an exaggeration - there have been MANY TIMES that Matrix was off by up to five fare classes (or more)!!!!

I don't get it. If Sabre/Amadeus/Galileo/WorldSpan can do it, if KVS and ExpertFlyer can do it, if Kayak, Orbitz, Travelocity, Expedia and virtually every other OTA under the sun can do it... why the heck can't Matrix stop showing flights that aren't bookable??!! Once in a while is excusable, but to show phantom availability on a consistent basis... it's just so ridiculous, I find Matrix to be almost unusable at this point! Which really sucks, since it has the most powerful search options. >:(

#rant

I wonder the same. If I had to guess ITA does not have a direct connect to the airlines that it is returning the phantom results from and Orbitz uses ITA and they have the same problem.
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Re: flights found on ITA matrix
« Reply #35 on: June 07, 2013, 12:43:30 PM »
I wonder the same. If I had to guess ITA does not have a direct connect to the airlines that it is returning the phantom results from and Orbitz uses ITA and they have the same problem.

IME Orbitz is not half as bad as Matrix.

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Re: flights found on ITA matrix
« Reply #36 on: June 07, 2013, 01:49:50 PM »
Hello.
Sorry for getting in the middle of this.
But I read that here some people find help.
I'm from Chile and want to buy a ticket from SCL to SFO in June 8 and coming back in June 15.
In ITA Matrix I found lots of flight form 700USD And I'm specially interesten in one that has a stop in Mex.
Can you help me buying that or finding in Orbitz? Since I only see from 1400 USD in here.
Regards.
Make you are searching with the correct city of ticketing/purchase.

I would assume ITA doesn't correctly exclude fares that are available but not bookable because of ticketing deadlines.
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Re: flights found on ITA matrix
« Reply #37 on: June 30, 2013, 05:29:35 AM »
I found this on Matrix but I can't find it ANYWHERE on any sites. Can anyone help me find it?

Thanks!


Tel Aviv (TLV) to New York (JFK) - Tue, Jul 9   
    Tel Aviv (TLV) to Istanbul (IST) - Tue, Jul 9
Turkish Airlines 791   Dep: 1:20AM   Arr: 3:30AM   2h 10m   Airbus A321    Economy (L)    
Layover in IST       3h 55m   
 
    Istanbul (IST) to New York (JFK) - Tue, Jul 9
Turkish Airlines 3   Dep: 7:25AM   Arr: 11:20AM   10h 55m   Airbus A330    Economy (L)    
 

New York (JFK) to Tel Aviv (TLV) - Wed, Jul 24   
    New York (JFK) to Istanbul (IST) - Wed, Jul 24
Turkish Airlines 4   Dep: 12:50PM   Arr: 5:40AM   9h 50m   Airbus A330    Economy (T)    
Layover in IST    Thu, Jul 25    1h 5m   
 
    Istanbul (IST) to Tel Aviv (TLV) - Thu, Jul 25
Turkish Airlines 784   Dep: 6:45AM   Arr: 8:50AM   2h 5m   Airbus A321    Economy (T)    
 
Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees)   $981.57   
Total cost for 1 passenger   $981.57   

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Re: flights found on ITA matrix
« Reply #38 on: June 30, 2013, 05:43:49 AM »
I found this on Matrix but I can't find it ANYWHERE on any sites. Can anyone help me find it?

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Tel Aviv (TLV) to New York (JFK) - Tue, Jul 9
 Tel Aviv (TLV) to Istanbul (IST) - Tue, Jul 9
Turkish Airlines 791Dep: 1:20AMArr: 3:30AM2h 10mAirbus A321 Economy (L) 
Layover in IST 3h 55m
 
 Istanbul (IST) to New York (JFK) - Tue, Jul 9
Turkish Airlines 3Dep: 7:25AMArr: 11:20AM10h 55mAirbus A330 Economy (L) 
 

New York (JFK) to Tel Aviv (TLV) - Wed, Jul 24
 New York (JFK) to Istanbul (IST) - Wed, Jul 24
Turkish Airlines 4Dep: 12:50PMArr: 5:40AM9h 50mAirbus A330 Economy (T) 
Layover in IST Thu, Jul 25 1h 5m
 
 Istanbul (IST) to Tel Aviv (TLV) - Thu, Jul 25
Turkish Airlines 784Dep: 6:45AMArr: 8:50AM2h 5mAirbus A321 Economy (T) 
 
Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees)$981.57
Total cost for 1 passenger$981.57

Matrix has a tendency to show Turkish Airlines prices that do not really exist.
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Re: flights found on ITA matrix
« Reply #39 on: June 30, 2013, 02:07:48 PM »
I found this on Matrix but I can't find it ANYWHERE on any sites. Can anyone help me find it?

Thanks!


Tel Aviv (TLV) to New York (JFK) - Tue, Jul 9   
    Tel Aviv (TLV) to Istanbul (IST) - Tue, Jul 9
Turkish Airlines 791   Dep: 1:20AM   Arr: 3:30AM   2h 10m   Airbus A321    Economy (L)    
Layover in IST       3h 55m   
 
    Istanbul (IST) to New York (JFK) - Tue, Jul 9
Turkish Airlines 3   Dep: 7:25AM   Arr: 11:20AM   10h 55m   Airbus A330    Economy (L)    
 

New York (JFK) to Tel Aviv (TLV) - Wed, Jul 24   
    New York (JFK) to Istanbul (IST) - Wed, Jul 24
Turkish Airlines 4   Dep: 12:50PM   Arr: 5:40AM   9h 50m   Airbus A330    Economy (T)    
Layover in IST    Thu, Jul 25    1h 5m   
 
    Istanbul (IST) to Tel Aviv (TLV) - Thu, Jul 25
Turkish Airlines 784   Dep: 6:45AM   Arr: 8:50AM   2h 5m   Airbus A321    Economy (T)    
 
Cost per passenger (including taxes & fees)   $981.57   
Total cost for 1 passenger   $981.57

The L fare is not available.

TK 791 L 09JUL 2 TLVIST NOT AVAILABLE AND WAITLIST CLOSED                     
TK 003 L 09JUL 2 ISTJFK NOT AVAILABLE AND WAITLIST CLOSED


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Re: flights found on ITA matrix
« Reply #40 on: July 21, 2013, 05:33:09 PM »
Found a flight on ITA but couldn't find it anywhere to book for that price except ORBITZ! and i searched already 4 days in a row

Searched TripAdvisor, Kayak, Hipmunk, Expedia, Travelocity, Google Flights, Bing Travel, Priceline, Mobissimo, Hotwire, Fly.com, CheapAir.com, Vayama.com
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Re: flights found on ITA matrix
« Reply #41 on: July 21, 2013, 08:07:43 PM »
Found a flight on ITA but couldn't find it anywhere to book for that price except ORBITZ! and i searched already 4 days in a row

Searched TripAdvisor, Kayak, Hipmunk, Expedia, Travelocity, Google Flights, Bing Travel, Priceline, Mobissimo, Hotwire, Fly.com, CheapAir.com, Vayama.com

ITA very unreliable. If you want you can PM me the flight details and I can see if I can put it together for you.
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Re: flights found on ITA matrix
« Reply #42 on: July 22, 2013, 03:35:10 PM »
ITA very unreliable. If you want you can PM me the flight details and I can see if I can put it together for you.

Found a flight on ITA but couldn't find it anywhere to book for that price except ORBITZ! and i searched already 4 days in a row

Searched TripAdvisor, Kayak, Hipmunk, Expedia, Travelocity, Google Flights, Bing Travel, Priceline, Mobissimo, Hotwire, Fly.com, CheapAir.com, Vayama.com

i booked on orbitz
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« Reply #43 on: August 05, 2013, 12:40:59 PM »
Im sure it was asked already, just not able to find it.

I did a basic search nyc-tlv via Turkish airlines and showing up as $600. How in the world do I purchase that ticket??? I tried it thru kayak or Travelocity multi search or thru Turkish Directly and that price is approx $1000. How can I get that ticket for the price it sais in the ITA??

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Re: ITA Software Question
« Reply #44 on: August 05, 2013, 12:44:52 PM »
Im sure it was asked already, just not able to find it.

searched? I just searched "ita" and found this thread right on the top http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=4297.0