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How to search for airplane lie flat seats

What's the best way search for airplane lie-flat seats ? One of the biggest factors especially for long haul flights is what type of seat you're travelling in with "lie-flat" being by far ...
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Flight search engine that displays prices including 1 checked bag

I'm looking for a flight search engine that displays flight ticket prices including 1 checked bag. I tried Kiwi and Skyscanner but they sometimes (always?) display flight ticket prices without ...
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Find the top k cheapest airports to meet for two people departing from different airports

I'm looking for a way to find the top k cheapest airports to meet for two people departing from two different airports, and given some dates. The meeting airport shouldn't be the same as one of the ...
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How can I see the different flight costs to the different cities of the continental US for a specific date?

I want to hop on a plane next Thursday and return on Sunday. It doesn't matter that much where I go, as long as it's relatively cheap.
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How can I search the flights of a specific airline given a date but no origin?

I am trying to avoid flying on Ryanair during a trip to Europe due to both the things I've heard as well as their very expensive check-in luggage costs. Wanting to fly to Morocco, pretty much the only ...
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Find flights with a stopover of a specific length at an arbitrary city?

I have three days to get from Singapore to Budapest, and I would like to find a city to stopover for two nights. I don't have a specific city in mind for the stopover. Are there any flight search ...
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how to find the best city to meet people from across the globe? [closed]

I have a group of friends who live across the globe in different cities. We're like a family, lived together for about 4-5 years in Tokyo. But people moved on to their next cities for work or ...
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Flight search site with ability to reuse custom filters on avia carriers

I often search for flight on which I can travel with my cat in cabin. There is not much carriers who allow this here, and I only can filter by know list of who does that. But my flight search engine ...
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Are there any secrets from experienced travellers on how to book multi city breaks inexpensively?

(Possible duplicate of this, but due to it being over 10 years ago, I'm hoping things may have changed). I live in the UK and I had two conferences a week apart - the first one in Las Vegas, the ...
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Are there any flight price search engines with baggage allowance included?

I am looking for a flight search engine that includes a luggage calculator in the price. I recently booked a trip and had the choice between two carriers at the time, and not feeling very stupid I ...
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1 answer
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Why does the chosen user location impact the number of flights that Skyscanner returns?

I've noticed that the flight list that Skyscanner returns after a search depends on the chosen location (but not the currency, it seems). For example, in one of my searches, Skyscanner returned around ...
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Finding a flight with flexible date AND flexible airports

I want to find a roundtrip flight with flexible dates and flexible airports. Flightsfinder.com provided a nice price grid, but the airports are fixed. Does a flight finding service exist where it is ...
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Why does AGP-FRA-HOG not appear in flight searches? [duplicate]

I want to travel from Málaga, Spain (AGP) to Holguín, Cuba (HOG) around January or February 2023 (this is a follow-up of this question). Both Google Flights and ITA Matrix offer combinations with ...
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Why is 2x one-way fares cheaper than round-trip on Matrix?

I'm searching for flights to NZ and back for some time in Feb-Apr next year. I've been using Matrix to find suitable dates and prices, however I ran into something that I thought was odd - the prices ...
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What does Flight Pending Government Approval mean?

When searching on Orbitz for round-trip flights, I see a number of results with this note highlighted in yellow when expanding Flight Details: "This flight is pending government approval." What does ...
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List flight prices to different cities for specific dates?

I want to visit another US city for a few days at the end of October. I'm open to visiting any city and flying in any airline, as long as it's relatively inexpensive and it's non-stop. Let's say I'm ...
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Which flight search engines show the flight options sorted by price and including throw-away ticketing?

Throw-away ticketing sometimes yields the cheapest flight option. Which flight search engines show the flight options sorted by price and including throw-away ticketing?
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Tracking On-Time Performance for Allegiant: Why do Flight Numbers Keep Changing?

I frequently use services like flightaware to look up flights I am thinking about purchasing. Under normal circumstances (at least in the US) such as this one, searching for a flight number generally ...
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How to search for flights to "anywhere", if the journey starts and ends in different set of airports? [closed]

Is there a website that allows me to find flights from a set of airports (A/B/C) to ANYWHERE to a different set of airports (X/Y/Z)? Essentially, I want to go from origin (A/B/C) to destination (X/Y/Z)...
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Finding the cheapest flight from a given airport to anywhere in a given country

There exist many search engines to find the cheapest flight between two airports. Is there any way to find the cheapest flight from a given airport to anywhere in a given country? I am mostly ...
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Flight change: How to find cheapest return flight in time frame?

I have a United flight CDG-RTB-CDG. Now I already used CDG-RTB, and I want to change the date of RTB-CDG, which my fare allows without fee with price difference only. The problem is that it's a pain ...
117 votes
11 answers
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How can I do a "broad" search for flights?

Several airline and trip planning sites will allow you to check "I am flexible with my dates" or a similar option. Is there any way to also search more broadly for location? For example, if you ...
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How to search for flights not going through Russian airspace?

My flight from Europe to Japan with stop-over in Finland (Helsinki) was cancelled as it went through Russian air space, and no alternative was given. As far as I know most other flights from London/...
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"Book with a travel agent" option on Google Flights

Here is a screenshot from Google Flights: I've encountered similar scenarios multiple times. Google is claiming that one can book these flights for 186 USD with a travel agent. I've checked a few ...
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What services let me track prices of flights to a city at any time?

I see there's some questions on how to find cheap tickets from a city to anywhere for a given date, but I am curious about if any websites let you know when there's a good deal for a given city ...
29 votes
5 answers
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How to find and compare flights carried out by a specific type of plane?

I'd really like to fly with an Airbus A380. But how do I find and compare the price of flights that are carried out by specific kind of plane? I don't want to fly just anywhere; I plan to go from ...
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What causes experts at sites like FlightFox to be so much cheaper than search engines?

I was looking at this: https://flightfox.com/contest/57321 And I checked the dates on Momondo, and it cost around $1400. (I only checked one set of dates though) The searcher expressed that they'd ...
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Search flights from entire Europe to entire SouthAmerica in a single search?

Which sites exist to search for prices of flights with departure entire Europe and destination entire South America, one way, period from date X to Y, in a single search; besides kiwi.com?
2 votes
1 answer
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Included baggage for long haul flight with Lufthansa

I'm searching on Skyscanner for a flight for Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Toronto (YYZ) for the dates 29 May 2021 - 19 June 2021. This is the result's link. I select the cheapest one: Then I go to the page ...
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Is there a website or a code that will suggest dates for the cheapest flights?

For example, I want to travel from London to New York. My dates are flexible departure (July) and return (September). I want my output to be the dates for which I'll get the cheapest flight (instead ...
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2 answers
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What is the difference between Google Flights and the ITA Matrix?

Is one better than the other? Does one have features that the other doesn't?
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1 answer
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It it possible to avoid kiwi.com's automatic online check-in and instead do it manually by yourself?

I have a WestJet Flight LGW-YYC that I booked using kiwi.com. WestJet offers free seat selection with the online check-in on their homepage (see their FAQ at " Can I still select my seat if I don't ...
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2 answers
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Flight search for multi-stop with 10 segments [duplicate]

There is a similar question on this site, Are there any sites that let me book 7 or more multi-city flights?. But, it's from 2013. And lists just one site - https://airtreks.com, that gives an ...
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Flight search engine for weekend flights

I'm looking for a flight search engine that lets me search for a flight from a specific origin to a specific destination. I don't care on which weekend the flights take place, but I want to find the ...
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How to search for weekend flights?

I'd like to search for flights departing either Fri PM or Sat AM, and returning either Sun PM or Mon AM. In Google Flights, this requires 4 separate searches. Is there another site/tool that allows ...
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4 answers
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What are some tips and tricks for finding the cheapest flight when luggage and other fees are not revealed until far into the booking process?

I'm finding it ever more frustrating recently to compare and find the truly cheapest flights. Flight search engines are more and more useless as airlines game the system increasingly to list low ...
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3 answers
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Is there a way to encourage or even force airlines and booking engines to show options with overnight layovers?

Sometimes, airlines and booking engines offer options with overnight layovers, and usually present these as unattractive options (and usually they are, because not many people enjoy sleeping in ...
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2 answers
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Are there any discounts if combining multiple flights?

Let's say I want to fly from Amsterdam, Netherlands to: New Orleans (US), Havana (Cuba) and Quito (Ecuador). And then back to Amsterdam. Are there any chance to combine these flights to get better ...
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Booking with Third Party Sites

So I found a flight on skyscanner for British Airways that I've been eyeing for quite a while. However, it is a basic economy ticket which means that it doesn't come with a checked bag and seat ...
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Any tips on how to get a cheap flight to China [duplicate]

A month ago, I saw US$500 round trip flights from Dallas to Shanghai. Now I can't seem to get anything less than $750, no matter what time of the year pick. I am searching Expedia, and Travelocity. I ...
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1 answer
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What is a married segment and how can I identify them?

I was recently reading this question Are there "traditional" travel agents receiving requests online for ITA fares? that I did a couple months ago. One of the answers, the travel agent ...
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Low cost airlines search engine?

With wheretowhen.com dying a few years ago and, now, airninja.com having become a regular (non-budget) flight search engine, is there any website left which lists the routes of budget airlines and ...
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3 answers
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Flight search engine offering results ordered by distance flown

Put simply: I'd like to fly more, I'd like to be more in the air than on the ground. I have asked similar questions before, and yes, they sound weird, but please hear me out. Ref: Flight search for ...
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1 answer
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What are 'hacker fares' at a flight search-engine?

What are hacker fares on kayak.com? I was looking at the filters and couldn't find either in the FAQ or anywhere as to what hacker fares are all about.
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Number of available seats [duplicate]

is there a way to get access to a number of empty seats at different airlines? how do I get this data? Edit: my question is if the OTA's have this access? do they know at every moment how many ...
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Is there a way to view historical flight loads for American Airlines or other airlines? [duplicate]

I work for an airline and I'm able to view flight loads through a company travel portal. What I'm looking for is historical data for American Airlines on a specific flights that flew last year. Even ...
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1 answer
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How future flight fares are gathered by Google flights? [duplicate]

I have checked Google Flights and many other online OTAs, displaying flight fares for future dates (extending upto 1 year). How are these rates decided and from where these data come? Are these rates ...
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1 answer
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Any other airlines that offer a non-stop Madrid-Cairo flight? [closed]

I can only find EgyptAir offering a non-stop flight from MAD-CAI. Are there other options?
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Star Alliance - direct routes

I don't know where I want to go, but I know how I want to get there! I'm looking for an efficient way to search for flights under the following criteria: Operated by any Star Alliance partner From a ...
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2 answers
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Where can I find tickets from Stockholm to Cape Verde?

I'm trying to find tickets from Stockholm/Arlanda to any of the Cape Verde islands, nothing shows up in the search engines. Can I find a list of airlines that frequent those routes or are there any ...