Most experts will agree that the best time to buy airline tickets is 3 months or 2-3 weeks before your flight. Last minute flights (less than 14 days before your flight) are often the most expensive. While airlines usually run specials on Monday and Tuesday, it is a myth that prices are overall cheapest on Tuesdays.When are the cheapest airline tickets?
Plane tickets usually don't get cheaper closer to the departure date. Flights tend to be the most inexpensive when you book between four months and three weeks before your departure date.What airlines are offering cheap flights?
Two upstart low-cost airlines in the U.S. are offering tickets at rock-bottom prices: Avelo Airlines and Breeze Airways. Launching in April with a base in Burbank, California, budget carrier Avelo's introductory fares were initially as low as $19 one-way.