Change Planes Layover Question

 
Old Jan 1, 14, 2:26 pm
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Change Planes Layover Question

Newbie on Air Tran, see pic:



Does this mean the PAX will change planes during the ATL layover? Or can they just stay on the same plane? TIA.
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Old Jan 2, 14, 6:55 am
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Great question, I don't know if this is the normal way they show a continuing flight or not. The way they print the boarding cards will probably be a factor.

More important to ATL flyers if the reminder to check for hidden cities. Even now, this trip is pricing cheaper MCO-ATL-OKC than MCO-ATL on the same flight.

The Southwest rules specifically allow hidden cities and AirTran is silent on the matter, if I remember correctly.

Always buy hidden city tickets one way, virtually no reason not to for either of these carriers.
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Old Jan 2, 14, 10:05 am
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Such flights are.relatively new for Airtran. I was on a flight fecently where thru passengers were allowed to stay on the plane.
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Old Jan 2, 14, 7:19 pm
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Originally Posted by rsteinmetz70112 View Post
Such flights are.relatively new for Airtran. I was on a flight fecently where thru passengers were allowed to stay on the plane.
They are actually not new.. Seasonal ATL-SEA used to stop as a through flight in MKE on off season. There were a few others.

There are obviously more now.

Times one might have to deplane... FA crew change or an aircraft swap.
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Old Jan 2, 14, 7:40 pm
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Originally Posted by Justin026 View Post
The Southwest rules specifically allow hidden cities and AirTran is silent on the matter, if I remember correctly.
Neither will award points or credits for a route that isn't completed...

Worse yet if a RT is booked on Southwest the remaining including the return will be cancelled on the first no-show.
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Old Jan 3, 14, 2:37 am
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Originally Posted by Justin026 View Post
The Southwest rules specifically allow hidden cities and AirTran is silent on the matter, if I remember correctly.
Southwest T&C's no longer allow hidden city. They are also silent on the matter.
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