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Old Jul 15, 08, 1:17 am
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paytonc
 
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Originally Posted by alief View Post
what is "cabotage"?
a law that requires travel within one country to be carried only by that country's carriers. you're not allowed to connect in Canada, Mexico, Cuba, Armenia, etc. if only traveling between two points in the USA, and although sometimes such flights will show up on booking engines, the airline is not supposed to sell you such a ticket. similarly, although some airlines run continuation services in foreign countries (like LAX-SYD-MEL on UA), they can't pick up SYD pax going to MEL.
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