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Why is it sometimes cheaper to connect via an airport than to finally fly to that airport? [duplicate]

You can fly from Vienna (VIE) to Addis Ababa (ADD) for 526€. However, flying from Vienna (VIE) to Cape Town (CPT) connecting through Addis Ababa (ADD) is only 419€. So when flying to ADD, it is ...
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Can I only travel on the second leg of a one-stop flight? [duplicate]

Let's say there is an available booking from A-B-C, but I actually live in B. Can I book the flights and travel on the B-C flight only? I'm asking this because the A-B-C ticket is considerably cheaper ...
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Skipping the last leg of a return flight; any impact on frequent flyer miles?

Suppose I have this itinerary: outbound: A -> B -> C inbound: C -> B -> D -> A A, B, D are cities in the US, C is a city overseas. I'll have only carry-on luggage. One detail: this ticket has ...
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boarding flight at intermediate stop

Suppose I book a flight ticket from place A to place B. This flight has a stop at place C. Is it possible/allowed for me to board the flight at place C instead of place A? If it is necessary, place ...
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Have any airlines ever banned anyone for exploiting hidden city or throwaway ticketing?

On a related question Jim MacKenzie writes that: If you did this a lot, it's possible an airline might ban you from flying it Likewise another question mentions that: if you ditch they have the ...
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Walking away from my connecting flight on a domestic [US] return journey. What are the consequences? [duplicate]

Onward trip: PIT -> PHX -> SLC (AA) Return trip: SLC -> JFK/NYC -> PIT. (Delta) Can I just skip my NYC to PIT flight as I plan to be in NYC for the holidays? I don't care about being refunded for that ...
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Is missing later flight in connecting flight possible? [duplicate]

Has anyone traveled with connecting flights and skipped the other flight will there be any issues. for instance: my ticket is from: Bangalore -> Mumbai -> Delhi (no return ticket) and what if I skip ...
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Can I skip the second segment of a one way flight? [duplicate]

I'm planning to take a trip from Los Angeles to Houston, and found the ticket price is too high. However, I found a flight Los Angeles to Dallas/Fort Worth with a stop in Houston (LAX-IAH-DFW) that is ...
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Getting my luggages at SFO port of entry and not boarding the next flight [duplicate]

I have the following itinerary: ULN - ICN through MIAT (Mongolian Airlines) ICN - ORD with United and it changes plane at SFO. Looking through some questions already answered here, it seems that I ...
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Can I miss a connecting flight on purpose? [duplicate]

I have a one way ticket from BKK-TXL with stopover in CGN. I would rather get off in CGN and start my land travel in Cologne going to Amsterdam and other parts of Europe, instead of landing in Berlin. ...
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Not using second leg of flight with Aer Lingus [duplicate]

I have a flight booked from San Francisco > Dublin > Manchester later this year. I have to be in Dublin for business the day after I get to Manchester so rather than flying on I'd prefer to just stay ...
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Can I book a two leg trip but only use the second leg? [duplicate]

I'm looking to book a quick one way trip from nyc to Pittsburgh. The nonstop flights are all around $300. When I try out of Hartford, ct...I get a flight for $150 leaving Hartford with one stop in ...
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Miss my flight on purpose to get 24h layover at connecting city [duplicate]

At the end of this month I have a flight from St. Lucia to New York and then New York to Phoenix where I live. There is a 24 hour layover in New York so I figured I would stay an extra day. In order ...
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Flying from Dubai or London to Sydney [closed]

Why is that a flight with Qantas from Dubai to Sydney costs more than 5 thousand Australian dollars, while if I fly from London, it takes only as low as 5 hundred English pounds. What is the cause ...
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How to retrieve checked-through luggage if I don't board a connecting flight?

Assume I have a flight ticket from A->B->C and at A I checked in luggage all the way to C. However after the first flight I don't board the second flight but decide to remain in B. As I understand ...

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