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Would it be cheaper to fly with them since they have very few passengers now-days? Or it's the other way around and they increase their prices to make up for their loss due to the lack of passengers?

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    Airline pricing is complex with many variables and sometimes counter intuitive. That said normally I would think along the same lines as you did however factors like higher fuel usage may drive prices up. See But now more Qatar Airways flights will incur Iran's relatively high fee, which may push the airline's ticket prices up, driving passengers away. washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/06/07/… – user 56513 Jun 10 '17 at 19:25
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    Why not just price the itinerary you want and see how they compare to competitors? That's all that really matters in the end. – Nate Eldredge Jun 10 '17 at 19:47
  • Feel free to answer your own question once you have priced it out. – Spehro Pefhany Jun 10 '17 at 23:27
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Would it be cheaper to fly with them since they have very few passengers now-days?

Not necessarily.

Airline pricing is complex with many variables and sometimes counter intuitive. Pricing is both a science and an art and too many factors going into a particular airlines pricing algorithm to know definitively.

Factors like higher fuel usage due to longer distances and having to fly over more expensive airspace may drive prices up. See the Washington Post article which says

But now more Qatar Airways flights will incur Iran's relatively high fee, which may push the airline's ticket prices up, driving passengers away.

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