Why are fall Biz Class Fares to Asia so pricey?

Old Jun 29, 17, 4:38 pm
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Why are fall Biz Class Fares to Asia so pricey?

Trying to book a trip to Japan in October.

Usually I can get some reasonable deals 90 days out. P or Z fares coming in at under $5K round trip.

But all I see now are Z fares that are over $8K.

What the hell is going on?
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Old Jun 29, 17, 5:04 pm
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It might be for your specific dates/destination but have you seen this thread? http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/unite...ares-asia.html
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Old Jun 29, 17, 8:00 pm
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I fly the opposite direction, and I got a great fare in October from ICN but now the price is as you said, over $5k.
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Old Jun 29, 17, 8:10 pm
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I can't recall ever seeing so many cheap J fares to Asia as right now.

Assuming from the handle OP is originating at BOS, there's currently a $2700 fare to TYO on AC.

Lots of other fares in the $5-6k range.

Originating city really matters for Tokyo. LAX is half the price of SFO.
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Old Jun 29, 17, 8:21 pm
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Just randomly punched in BOS-KIX for Oct 10-17. Routing thru SFO on P fares for $5400. If you change to BOS-TYO and click the "my schedule is flexible" for 6 days you get $5287 pricing. It'll cost more if you choose certain days of the week, but not that bad... As high as $5787.

But of course I'm assuming that you are looking to fly out of BOS.

Google flights has a $3031 fare if you do two stops on the return.
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