Is there a way I can search (not just see after finding flights) for flights that use a particular maker's aircraft, say if I want to avoid or have a particular affinity to one of the major makers?

This question is similar but ended up (3 years ago) with a suggestion on viewing the aircraft types after completing a search, which makes it quite tedious.

It should be possible to make a list of airlines and use checkboxes on the search page to include only appropriate companies- but many companies (as just a couple of examples, Cathay Pacific and Hainan Airlines) run a mixed fleet directly or through their subsidiary connector airlines, complicating things, without even getting into codeshares.

Edit: Nate has pointed out a similar question with an answer that works for this situation.

  • @NateEldredge No that's to find a particular type of aircraft, for example if you wanted to fly in an A380 for some reason. Oct 18 '17 at 5:46
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    But the accepted answer shows how to search for flights operated by one of an arbitrary list of types - so do a search with a list of all possible Airbus types (there are not that many) and you have what you want. Oct 18 '17 at 5:50
  • @NateEldredge Oh, you're right- that IATA code list does the trick. Apologies. Oct 18 '17 at 5:55
  • Airlines swap equipment assigned to a route, so a B777 currently serving that route could be replaced by an A330 if demand drops. Seems that would lead to upset travelers if they deliberately choose a Boeing flight and got an Airbus.
    – user13044
    Oct 18 '17 at 10:38
  • A code to avoid Boeing is "-aircraft t:703 t:707 t:70F t:70M t:717 t:721 t:722 t:727 t:72B t:72C t:72F t:72M t:72S t:72X t:72Y t:731 t:732 t:733 t:734 t:735 t:736 t:737 t:738 t:739 t:73C t:73F t:73G t:73H t:73J t:73M t:73W t:73X t:73Y t:741 t:742 t:743 t:744 t:747 t:74C t:74D t:74E t:74F t:74H t:74J t:74L t:74M t:74N t:74R t:74T t:74U t:74V t:74X t:74Y t:752 t:753 t:757 t:75F t:75M t:75T t:75W t:762 t:763 t:764 t:767 t:76F t:76W t:76X t:76Y t:772 t:773 t:777 t:77F t:77L t:77W t:788 t:789 t:B72" Oct 31 '17 at 12:28

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