Origin and destination can have up to six airport or cities including combinations of both. Note that multiple airports or cities should be separated by commas ‘,’.
Enter the three letter code, or first letters of the name, and select the one you require from the list provided.
A City will include the airports in that city. Cities are distinguished by having square brackets around them, e.g. [NYC].
Frequently used Origins can be defined in the User preferences – see below.
Via points can be added for connections. Leaving Via points blank all reasonable transit points will be listed. Multiple Via points should be separated by commas ‘,’.
Leave Carriers blank to see all carriers. Enter carrier codes to restrict search results to those carriers. Multiple carriers should be separated by commas ‘,’.
Two dates are required: Earliest departure date and latest departure date. The maximum period for direct flights is 90 days and for connections is 7 days. The period can be up to 12 months ahead. The Latest departure date will be calculated from the Earliest departure date plus the number of days given in the User preference. When the actual dates are unknown please refer to the Days of Operation column, enter any dates for Earliest departure and Latest departure to cover the days of the week that you are interested in.
You can change the presentation format for date and time in User preferences.
You can select combinations of Freighter, Wide bodied passenger, Narrow bodied or Road feeder service.
Your preferences are set in User preferences. It is recommended that initially you set each of them to be included.
You can choose Direct flights only, Direct plus connections via a single airport or Direct plus connections, using a single airport or two airports in the same city. If using two different airports in the same city ensure you adjust the minimum connection time accordingly.
Connections will frequently show different carriers on each leg however this can be restricted to the same carrier on both legs – generally known as ‘Interline’.
When you have made your selection use Get flight listings.
If no flights are listed review your selection and try widening the options. You will normally get more results by including Narrow bodied passenger planes and connections.
You can select the number of flights displayed per page from 10 - 150.
The Week view presents flights found in order of scheduled departure time.
Connections will show both legs of the flights for a wide selection of practical connection points. Only connections which meet the minimum and maximum connection time criteria will be shown.
Days of operation: 1 is Monday
Note: When connections are selected the days of operation show only those relating to the dates selected. For example if your search is for only one day then only those flights scheduled to operate on that day will be displayed and Days of operation will only show that day even if the connection is available on other days.
One or more Via points can be entered. For connections this will restrict the list of results to those transit points. If left blank connections are shown for all reasonable transit points.
On time information is only available for US flights.
Print, Output to Excel, PDF and CSV can be restricted to particular flights (Direct) or journeys (Connections) by marking the boxes alongside. In all cases there is a restriction in the number of lines printed or output.
Output files names will be numbered sequentially.
Rather than enter the same Airport name repeatedly Preferred departure Airport or city enables a default value to be presented for every search.
Connection time is the scheduled time between leg 1 landing and leg 2 taking off at the transit point. Typical values are Minimum Connection Time 6 hours, Maximum Connection Time 24 hours.
Latest departure provides the default date value based on the Earliest Date plus a number of days. For example to produce results for a 7 day period enter ‘6’, i.e. the Earliest date plus the next 6 days.
The On time Performance data is provided by and according to the rules of the US Department of Transport and relates to certain airlines and Origin – Destination pairs. They are provided on a monthly basis for scheduled passenger services.