Do Plane Tickets go down closer to departure?
Specifically, plane tickets usually don't get cheaper closer to the departure date. When you book flights between four months and three weeks before your departure date, they are the most inexpensive. After that period, you can expect rates to go up.
Do airline seat prices go down?
Airline tickets are usually priced the same as the departure date approaches. The departure date is when airline pricing increases the most. Airlines often offer the lowest prices in advance to fill seats. The prices increase as the departure date nears.