Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 14 Jan 2015
Total posts 46
Can someone please explain the following to me? I notice that on qantas international routes more often than not it is the same price or cheaper to have multiple stops than it is to go direct but on domestic routes it is the opposite. Why is that? Is it to deter people from doing local status runs?
Member since 01 Apr 2015
Total posts 39
No idea. Other people may know. But it also stumps me that with Qantas it is cheaper to go to London than Dubai?!
Member since 10 Mar 2015
Total posts 7
I know right!
Member since 21 Apr 2012
Total posts 2,059
Marketing 101: Price is not a function of cost.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 24 Aug 2011
Total posts 384
Supply and demand combined with what the competition is up to.
Member since 11 Mar 2012
Total posts 159
Gouge where possible. Make bugger all where we have to.
Member since 12 Apr 2013
Total posts 870
It happens and happens quite a bit. Many shorter routes dearer than longer ones. For example BKK-HEL-LED by AY is cheaper than BKK-HEL. Looks like it something with arriving/departure tax that varies a lot. There are no such issues with domestic flights.
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