Whats the difference between a direct and a nonstop flight

What’s The Difference Between A Direct Flight And A Nonstop Flight?

Kerwin McKenzieTravel Questions

Direct Flight and Nonstop Flight?

Here’s a question I get all the time.

What’s the difference between a direct flight and a nonstop flight?

Or people just say they are on a direct flight, when they really mean they are on a nonstop flight.

So in this video, I answer that question along with two other popular questions:

  • 0:00 Introduction
  • 0:45 Definition of a nonstop flight
  • 0:59 Definition of a Direct flight
  • 2:45 Examples on Alaska Airlines
  • 5:42 Airline Fare buckets explained
  • 10:16 Examples on United Airlines
  • 10:38 United Airlines Island Hopper flight
  • 11:06 Routes of the Island Hopper displayed

I also answer other questions such as:

  • 4:53 Why do some connecting itineraries cost more than nonstop ones
  • 11:50 Traveling back in time and arriving before you left

If you have a travel question feel free to leave a comment below and also let me know if you have any comments on the video.