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How early should you buy airline tickets to get the lowest price?
How early should you buy airline tickets to get the lowest price?

To find the best deal on an airline ticket, when you purchase your ticket matters, but how much? The lowest domestic airfares were bought eight weeks beforehand and the lowest international fares were purchased 24 weeks beforehand, according to a report, released Wednesday from a company that analyzed 19 months of airfare purchases. Airlines Reporting Corp. looked at data for tickets bought between January 2013 through July 2014 to figure out the sweet spots for lowest fares. At the eight- and 24-week points, the report says, fliers saved 19% on domestic flights and 27% on international flights. The company also found that the least expensive air tickets were purchased on Sundays for...

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