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Can I buy a plane ticket from A-B-C but get on the plane at B? [duplicate]

I'm planning a trip to South-Korea in April. I was looking at flight ticket prices and found that I can go from Brussels to Seoul (and back) for about 600€. It lands in London however. I then tried to ...
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How a round-trip ticket with a transfer is cheaper than a round-trip ticket to the transfer city itself? [duplicate]

(Couldn't find an appropriate topic that answers my question. I understand why round-trip tickets are cheaper and why non-direct flights may be cheaper as well, but this is just ridiculous) I was ...
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Why is the ticket from an airport further away half the cost? [duplicate]

I am looking to go to the USA for a week or so in March and I have just noticed that flights from Dublin (that go via Heathrow) are half the price or less than the same flight directly from Heathrow. ...
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Europe to USA: How come a detour within Star Alliance cuts the price in half? [duplicate]

I just found out that going round trip FRA to SFO directly with Lufthansa is 1100 Euro, while Turkish Airlines (layover in IST) will charge only about 600 Euro. On the flip side, going round trip IST ...
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Why is a direct flight twice as expensive as a flight with 1 stop where the stop is the same city as the destination of the direct flight? [duplicate]

As the title shows I found the following: 1 direct return flight HK->Vancouver-> HK, priced at HKD 10600 and 1 return flight HK-> Vancouver -> Seattle -> Vancouver -> HK, priced at 5200 HKD How is ...
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Why cost of flights from canada to middle east equals to flight from canada to west europe? [duplicate]

So when I search for best flights from Vancouver to Tehran, I get prices around 1150 CAD for a round trip via Lufthansa which has a stop in either Frankfurt or Munich. Now if I search for the flights ...
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Why is it cheaper to fly to Mumbai, connecting through LHR, than it is to fly to LHR? [duplicate]

I swear I cannot understand the airlines. Today I did a search for one traveler from ATL to BOM (Mumbai) using Kayak. The date range was from May 18th, 2017 to May 24th, 2017. The cheapest cost was ...
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How come a flight is cheaper with an extra stop? [duplicate]

I found a flight from a smaller airport (A) to an intercontinental place (C) for a price of EUR 440. This flight has 1 stop at a city also not far from my home (B). The stop however is 26 hours. So I ...
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One-way flight much more expensive than double-way: what is the official airlines' explanation?

Interesting questions and answers about how to practically handle that weird situation have been posted here and they helped me learn more about the subject. However I have recently been almost hit by ...
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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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