In general, the best time to buy an international plane ticket is between 120 to 160 days before departure. While this isn’t true for every destination, this is generally the case for Asia and Europe. Beware of seasonality when booking international flights.Jun 10, 2020
The main reason flight don’t go over the Pacific Ocean is because curved routes are shorter than straight routes. Flat maps are confusing as the earth itself isn’t flat. As a result the straight routes don’t offer the shortest distance. You can verify this by conducting a small experiment using a globe.Jul 18, 2020
There is more competition between airlines to bring European tourists to Asia, so the price is reduced to achieve ‘competitive pricing’. Higher taxes in airports in Europe compared to Asia, which can result in the difference between airfares. Higher demand from Asia to Europe than Europe to Asia.