Question : If speed is all that matters, how can you get from PVG to YYZ as quickly as possible?
Answer : Air Canada can get you there in 13 hours and 40 minutes. So, if you were to leave Shanghai at 6:05 PM CST, you would arrive in Toronto at 6:45 PM EDT (remember, there is a time change of 13 hours).
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 are two. The average route departing China currently has four different flight times per day, so expect fewer options than you're used to.
Question : Which airline has been on time from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) to Pearson International Airport (YYZ) the most?
Answer : China Eastern Airlines leads the way with a 64% on-time rate. Don't spend more time waiting in an airport than you have to and stick with China Eastern Airlines on this route. Note that if they do have a delay, it usually lasts about 57 minutes.
Question : What are the chances this flight will be delayed?
Answer : The Shanghai to Toronto route has a 45% on-time rate, ranking among the worst in the world in getting their passengers to their destinations on schedule. If a flight is delayed, expect an average of 50 minutes added to your flight time.
Question : Is price more important than specific travel days for you?
Answer : The cheapest day to fly in May is Wednesday. Having flexibility in your travel plans means you can save more, so be sure to plan ahead when possible.
Question : Who's offering the cheapest round-trip flight to Pearson International Airport (YYZ) over the coming months?
Answer : American Airlines is your best bet for finding that coveted low fare. They're offering fares as low as $628, while prices for other flights are as high as $3,578.
Question : Should you take that vacation to Toronto in the next 30 days?
Answer : May 1st has seen bookings (as of Apr 24th) as cheap as $628. That comes in 43% below the average price for this route. Saving now means you'll have more cash to spend on your trip.