Not threatening, they’ll do it.  At least they used to.  I know of a couple of 
instances where we did it and they cancelled our return leg.

F- it.  We rebooked and still paid less.  The privileges of corporate travel.

-D


> On Apr 10, 2018, at 6:59 PM, Curt Raymond <curtlud...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> Last I knew airlines were threatening to cancel your return trip if you 
> missed a flight midway. They have some super BS excuse for not letting you do 
> it that boils down to "We don't like it when people game the system."
> 
> -Curt
> 
> 
> On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 1:57:58 PM EDT, Dan Penoff via Mercedes 
> <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> If you know how you can fly “open jaw”.  It’s not that hard to do, but most 
> ticket booking sites don’t support it.  You can use Google’s ITA matrix to do 
> it.  Hipmunk will let you do stuff like this, too.
> 
> It takes some effort to use these tools to find the cheapest route, but 20-30 
> minutes of messing around with various combinations can often yield some 
> pretty good deals.
> 
> -D
> 
> 
> 
> 
> > On Apr 10, 2018, at 1:44 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes 
> > <mercedes@okiebenz.com <mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com>> wrote:
> > 
> > What happens more often is that its cheaper to fly to a layover spot 
> > without making the next leg. So say for instance I really wanted to go to 
> > Charlotte, sometimes its cheaper to book a flight to Miami through 
> > Charlotte than it is to go to Charlotte. So people just stop at the 
> > mid-point. Obviously you can only do it if you carry on your bags otherwise 
> > they end up in Miami...
> > Airlines are super cracking down on that now, I don't understand why 
> > though, its cheaper for them to not fly me that second leg...
> > 
> > -Curt
> > 
> > 
> >    On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 1:41:33 PM EDT, Meade Dillon via Mercedes 
> > <mercedes@okiebenz.com <mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com>> wrote:  
> > 
> > Just booked a set of tix to go to Italy later this year.  Tix were $573,
> > flying from Miami FL to Rome, with a layover in Charlotte each way.
> > 
> > Flights are all on AA.
> > 
> > Miami is about a ten-hour drive from my house.  Charlotte is about five
> > hours.
> > 
> > If I try to book the flight from Charlotte, and skip the jump from MIA to
> > CLT, the cost of the tix is about 3x.
> > 
> > I wonder what would happen if we just show up in CLT on the travel day, and
> > try to get on the second leg from CLT to FCO?  AA will probably pitch a fit
> > and deny boarding.
> > -------------
> > Max
> > Charleston SC
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