Definition of open-jaw in English:



  • Denoting or relating to a trip in which an airline passenger flies in to one destination and returns from another.

    • ‘Note that you can usually fly to one city and back from another on an open-jaw ticket for little more than a normal return.’
    • ‘If you've booked an open-jaw international ticket out of Darwin, the hop between Kununurra and Darwin will start at £73 with Air North.’
    • ‘Rather than return to Toronto, buy an open-jaw ticket and fly home from Halifax, Nova Scotia (see box).’
    • ‘An open-jaw ticket from Heathrow, flying into Toronto and out of Vancouver, starts at £419 pp through Ebookers.’
    • ‘A open-jaw ticket with a stop in Cape Town costs about $250 more.’
    • ‘With the distances involved, open-jaw flights are best.’
    • ‘This covers several local airlines and can be combined with an open-jaw international ticket (flying into Buenos Aires or Rio and home from Caracas, Lima or Bogota, for example).’
    • ‘Your best bet is an open-jaw ticket that flies you into Perth and out of Darwin.’
    • ‘Here is our guide to a two-week, twin-centre break on the Yucatan, making use of an open-jaw flight into Campeche or Merida and out of Cancun.’
    • ‘Trailfinders currently has open-jaw tickets into New York and back from San Francisco from £324.’
    • ‘My question is how expensive will an open jaw flight be with a multi city plan?’
    • ‘It's easy enough to get 'open-jaw' tickets from Europe flying into Santiago and returning from Buenos Aires.’
    • ‘Can anyone help me get a quote on a open jaw ticket?’