Airfare see-saws with school dates

It is not surprising to  note that air-fare to key destinations in India vary by the dates of exodus and return of Indians which times with the school closure and re-opening. A simple analysis of the dates give you an idea of the trend of travel out of Dubai during the brief Christmas and New Year break.

Courtesy, we have the following plot of prices from Dubai to Mumbai and back.  Look at the peak at 19-21 December, and then for return on 4-6 January.