United Airlines and Orbitz file a civil suit against Aktarer Zaman, 22, who develops the website Skiplagged.com. The website allows travelers to find cheaper flights using “hidden city” ticketing. The strategy is to buy a ticket with a layover, where the layover is the traveler’s actual destination. Zaman:
(Hidden city ticketing) have been around for a while, it just hasn’t been very accessible to consumers.