Question : If your plans are flexible, have you considered changing your departure day?
Answer : The best day to fly on a budget this month is Tuesday. Having flexibility in your travel plans means you can save more, so be sure to plan ahead when possible.
Question : How many departure times are there on a given day?
Answer : Each day is different, but on average, you can expect to see three available departure times. The average route departing Hong Kong currently has four different flight times per day, so expect fewer options than you're used to.
Question : Is there another way to get to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) besides Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)?
Answer : Departing from Hong Kong International Airport is not the only way to get to John F. Kennedy International Airport. Try searching for flights from Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport (SZX) as well. Over the upcoming two months, flights from SZX to JFK are being priced 14% cheaper than flights from HKG to JFK. Being only 24 miles away, it's easily accessible for most.
Question : What is the likelihood your flight will be delayed for this route?
Answer : Flights from HKG to JFK are on time 36% of the time, ranking among the worst in the world. If a flight is late, expect an average of 42 minutes added to your flight time.
Question : If having the most departure times is important to you, is there a particular day of the week that offers the most options?
Answer : The day with the most departure times for this route is Saturday with three options. That day doesn't coincide with the most popular day across all routes departing from Hong Kong, which is Monday with 432.
Question : What price range should you expect when booking from Hong Kong (HKG) to New York (JFK)?
Answer : Ranging anywhere from $496 to $13,291, prices for HKG to JFK do fluctuate much more than most routes from Hong Kong. The further out you book a route, the more likely you are to save.
Question : If speed is all that matters, how can you get from HKG to JFK as quickly as possible?
Answer : The quickest direct flight is 15 hours and 35 minutes via Cathay Pacific. If you catch the 9:35 AM HKT departure, you'll arrive at 12:10 PM EDT (remember, there is a 13-hour time difference).