Question : Is price more important than specific travel days for you?
Answer : For the month of May, Saturday is your lowest-cost day to fly. Being flexible with your travel days garners even more savings during booking.
Question : How many departure times are there on a given day?
Answer : Depending on the day of the week, the number of flight times will change, but on average there is only one. The average route departing India currently has five different flight times per day, so expect fewer choices than you're used to.
Question : How many days should you spend in Beijing?
Answer : Travelers from DEL to PEK stay about one week on average.
Question : Who's offering the cheapest round-trip flight to Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) over the coming months?
Answer : Flight prices are hitting highs of $1,977 over the next three months when flying to PEK from DEL. Check out China Southern Airlines, as they have been booking customers at just $430.
Question : What are the chances this flight will be delayed?
Answer : The Delhi to Beijing route has an eight% on-time rate, ranking among the worst in the world in getting their passengers to their destinations on schedule. When there is a delay, it averages about an hour.
Question : Best case scenario, how quickly can someone get from DEL to PEK?
Answer : Air China can get you there in five hours and 45 minutes. So, if you were to leave Delhi at 3:10 AM IST, you would arrive in Beijing at 11:25 AM CST (remember, there is a two-hour and 30-minute time difference).
Question : What price range should you expect when booking from Delhi (DEL) to Beijing (PEK)?
Answer : Ranging anywhere from $430 to $1,977, prices for DEL to PEK do change a lot more than most routes from India. The further out you book a route, the more likely you are to save.