How does pricing work

 
Old Apr 20, 05, 12:35 pm
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Question How does pricing work

I am going to RSW for three days from PWM the 3rd to the 5th.
I will only have a carry on so I am not checking bags.
If I book online using the corporate discount and book it as a connecting flight the price is 253.70.
If I book it as two seperate trips- PWM to IAD and then IAD to RSW for the exact same connections and flight times, the price is 220.10.

I can check in for both flights online and get my boarding passes. There are also Kisosk in Terminal A at IAD.

Why the difference?
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Old Apr 20, 05, 8:27 pm
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Supply and demand. And a little bit of magic.

Sometimes they have a sale and weird things like this happen. They didn't put PWM-RSW on sale, but they did on everything in and out of IAD, so it ends up being a little goofy like that. It happens with all of the airlines at one time or another.
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Old Apr 21, 05, 7:01 am
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Just be careful if you do this. Since they will be on separate PNR's, if your flight into IAD is late, you may be considered a no show on your next flight.

Originally Posted by StSebastian
Supply and demand. And a little bit of magic.

Sometimes they have a sale and weird things like this happen. They didn't put PWM-RSW on sale, but they did on everything in and out of IAD, so it ends up being a little goofy like that. It happens with all of the airlines at one time or another.
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