Question : In the next four weeks, what day should you book your trip?
Answer : Jul 21st has seen bookings (as of Jun 26th) as cheap as $639. That comes in 47% below the average price for this route. Saving now means you'll have more cash in your hand for the trip.
Question : How much should a trip from Shanghai (PVG) to Paris (CDG) cost?
Answer : Prices for this trip tend to fluctuate much more than other flights from China. They can range anywhere from $629 to $2,836. Prices tend to be lower the further out you book.
Question : Which airline is least likely to get you to CDG on time?
Answer : 85% of Air China flights from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) to Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) are late. If you should choose this airline, be sure to track the flight status to stay on top of the departure time.
Question : Which airline has been the most dependable in getting passengers to their destination on schedule?
Answer : The current leader is Air France with a 63% on-time rate. Stick to Air France and you won't spend more time in airports than you have to. If they are delayed for some reason, expect it to be a 39-minute delay, as that’s the average.
Question : Do some days of the week have more flight times than others?
Answer : Saturday has the greatest variety of flight times for Shanghai to Paris with five. However, with only two flight times, Thursday doesn't offer quite as many options when finding that perfect departure time.
Question : If you’re booking PVG to CDG, how many different choices of departure times do you have?
Answer : Of course the day matters, but on average, four different flight times exist when you fly from PVG to CDG. That is the same number of choices as the average route departing China.
Question : Best case scenario, how quickly can someone get from PVG to CDG?
Answer : The quickest direct flight is 12 hours and 25 minutes via China Eastern Airlines. If you catch the 12:05 AM CST departure, you'll arrive at 5:30 AM CEST (remember, there is a seven-hour time difference).