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Slate Magazine (blog) - 29 Dec 2014 Orbitz and United Are Suing a 22-Year-Old Who Figured Out How to Game Airlines
As a side project, 22-year-old computer whiz Aktarer Zaman built a website called Skiplagged, which searches out cheap airfares, particularly a type of cheap airfare called Hidden City that is frowned upon by the airlines. Last month, United and Orbitz ...
Simple Flying - 03 Aug 2019 Should Airlines Honour Skiplagging?
Airlines are taking an increasingly harsh stance towards the practice of skiplagging, filing lawsuits for lost revenue against a number of individuals in the past ...
Condé Nast Traveler - 05 Aug 2019 United Airlines Is Cracking Down on the Hidden-City Ticketing Trick
United Airlines is reminding its employees to crack down on fliers who work the hidden-city ticketing system for a cheap flight.
Simple Flying - 02 Aug 2019 United Airlines Asks Airport Staff To Help Spot Skiplagging
United Airlines have issued an internal staff memo regarding how to spot and handle suspected cases of passengers who are skiplagging.
Skift - 01 Aug 2019 United Airlines Confronts Ticketing Ploy That Nets Travelers Cheaper Fares
United Airlines wants airport agents to monitor what it calls a "a growing trend" of so-called hidden-city ticketing, or passengers who book cheap fares.
BBC News - 26 Feb 2019 Skiplagging: The travel trick that airlines hate
Why airlines are cracking down on "skiplagging" — the hack that savvy travellers use to fly for less.
SmarterTravel.com - 26 Apr 2019 Skiplagged: This Airline Just Sued a Customer for "Cheating" with Hidden-City Ticketing
The trick, called hidden-city ticketing, is booking a cheaper itinerary with a layover—when the layover is actually your destination. But is it legal?
WSLS 10 - 13 Aug 2019 Hidden-city ticketing: Risky or worth it?
Either you know about this trick and maybe you've even pulled it off, or we're about to let you in on a secret.
The Guardian - 17 Feb 2019 'Hidden city' travel: why airlines are cracking down on a discount trick
Lufthansa is suing a traveller over a loophole that many are using to get cheaper flights to popular destinations.
WKYC.com - 23 Oct 2018 Travel site shows fliers how to beat the system on airlines to get great fares
New York — Fliers have been getting nickel and dimed for quite some time now on everything from checked bags to seat size. Now some consumers are turning ...
GET.com - 08 Aug 2019 United Airlines Cracking Down On Hidden-City Ticketing
United Airlines is cracking down on an up-and-coming ticketing trick. Have you heard of hidden-city ticketing? Passengers use this loophole to book trips to cities ...
The Commentator - 03 Feb 2019 The Travel Website Shaking Up The Airline Industry
For my recent trip back home for break, I made the usual rounds on Expedia, Travelocity and Orbitz in search of the best deal. Frustrated by their steep prices, ...
ValuePenguin - 15 Jan 2019 The Best Flight Search Engines of 2019
Regardless of your travel experience, it can be overwhelming to choose the best site to book flights. The top airfare sites work differently, and they all have ...
Condé Nast Traveler - 12 Mar 2019 Hidden-City Ticketing: The Air Travel Hack That Could Get You Sued
Most travelers know that causing unruly behavior on a flight can lead to dire consequences, but many may not realize that you can also get in big trouble for not ...
The New York Times - 30 Mar 2019 Airline Booking Hacks: What Works, and What Might Get You in Trouble
Finding the lowest airfare has become a favorite frugal pastime, and there are websites to help you nail down cheap fares. Some strategies, however, are dicey.
Simple Flying - 15 Oct 2018 United Trying To Punish Skiplagging Passengers
According to reports circulating, United Airline is trying to punish/fine Skiplagging passengers. If you are wondering what Skiplagging is, it is sometimes referred ...
Newsweek - 19 Mar 2019 The Best Travel Apps to use in 2019
Things can get overwhelming when you travel. Countless articles and hours of television have been devoted to questions like "What to pack?" "When should I ...
Simple Flying - 09 Feb 2019 Lufthansa Is Trying To Sue Passengers For Skiplagging
It seems as though Lufthansa is now trying to punish passengers who take advantage of skiplagging. Skipplaggning is when a passenger books a flight from ...
Deseret News - 07 Feb 2019 Amy Iverson: Save money on your next vacation by being creative online
Knowing the right websites and the best way to search could make your next vacation more affordable.
Simple Flying - 08 Mar 2019 Was Lufthansa Successful In Suing A Passenger For Skiplagging?
Around a month ago Simple Flying broke the news in English that Lufthansa was attempting to sue a passenger for skipping. The carrier was attempting to sue ...