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Skiplagged: book flights, and skip legs to make them cheaper – via: Jan Wildeboer, Brandon Downey, Bloomberg

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/01/26

I remembered about skipping flight legs, so was glad to find back this post where Jan Wildeboer has shared:

“Actually, it’s about ethics in ticket booking” ;-)

Brandon Downey originally shared:

Honestly, given how poorly airlines treat their customers, an argument that “Once you buy a ticket to a destination, you agree to travel all the way there and it would be unethical to do otherwise” is pretty laughable — basically, “it is unethical to find loopholes in our broken business model.” Also, great marketing for skiplagged.com.

United, Orbitz Sue Travel Site Over ‘Hidden City’ Tickets:

United Airlines Inc. and Orbitz Worldwide LLC sued to prevent the travel website Skiplagged.com from helping consumers buy what the companies call improper “hidden city” plane tickets that undercut their sales.

–jeroen

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