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ITA Matrix only showing QF Flex Fares?

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Is it just me or is ITA Matrix currently only seeing QF Flex whY fares?

eg I can see SYD-ADL in Jan/Feb for about $310 return on the QF website but Matrix is showing $1000+ (which is about the same as Flex fare on QF).

I was hoping to use the multiple destination search function in matrix to find relatively good value, non-JQ options.

Google Flights appears to be picking up accurate fares but I’m not a fan of GF for more complex ‘what if’ searches.
 
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Is that relatively recent for QF? I’m sure it worked before.

Curiously, GF is working as mentioned in my OP.
GF pull data directly from the sources of the pricing - eg. Expedia etc. ITA is a fares engine. Two different beasts.

QF changed this sometime last year. It's been like this for a while.

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Yes, I've noticed too. I guess all QF fares are not available in whatever database ITA search into. It's been like that with some CX fares for years.
 

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QF and CX file their discount fares as private fares so sites like ITA cannot see them.
Is that relatively recent for QF? I’m sure it worked before.

Curiously, GF is working as mentioned in my OP.
 

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Is that relatively recent for QF? I’m sure it worked before.

Curiously, GF is working as mentioned in my OP.
GF pull data directly from the sources of the pricing - eg. Expedia etc. ITA is a fares engine. Two different beasts.

QF changed this sometime last year. It's been like this for a while.
 
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QF and CX file their discount fares as private fares so sites like ITA cannot see them.
Is that relatively recent for QF? I’m sure it worked before.

Curiously, GF is working as mentioned in my OP.
Qantas Domestic discount fares have never really been shown by ITA since I first came across it back in 2004. M is now also in that category.
 

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GF pull data directly from the sources of the pricing - eg. Expedia etc. ITA is a fares engine. Two different beasts.

QF changed this sometime last year. It's been like this for a while.
The lengths they’ll go to so you can see click bait JQ fares....
 

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Qantas Domestic discount fares have never really been shown by ITA since I first came across it back in 2004. M is now also in that category.
Ah, that’s probably it. I normally use ITA to look for good Int J fares.

Are there any other good tools for searching “nearby airports” (ITA can go out to 2000 miles!) or multiple destinations to see which has the best fare?
 

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Qantas Domestic discount fares have never really been shown by ITA since I first came across it back in 2004. M is now also in that category.
I got caught out a few weeks ago with this same problem when publishing some Qf fares here on AFF.

I assume we could just enter all the QF non-flexible inventory buckets letter assignments into the advanced routing field and they would appear? Bit of a nuisance though.
 
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