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Airlines crack down on a money-saving hack: Skip-lagging

Thinking about hopping a plane out of town? You’re not alone.

But you might want to be careful — The Show’s Nate Boyle spoke with Brett Snyder, the Cranky Flier, about why a popular way of saving money might not be such a good idea. 

Hidden city ticketing, or skip-lagging, involves buying a ticket for a connecting flight but opting to get off the flight at the layover city and "skipping" the final destination. 

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Nate Boyle is an assistant producer for KJZZ's The Show. He is a recent graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.During his time at ASU, Boyle held host positions at ASU’s student radio station, Blaze Radio. He also worked as an audio/video communication specialist for ASU’s College of Integrative Sciences and Arts, where he produced the college’s student-led podcast, the Buzz.Outside of his work as a producer, Boyle enjoys reading and taking the occasional ski trip.