Turkish Airlines, sometimes referred to simply as Turkish Air, is the national flag carrier airline of Turkey and is headquartered at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul. It recently moved their based airport to Istanbul Airport (IST) as Istanbul Ataturk Airport ceased operation. The airline operates services to over 310 destinations across the world, making it the fourth-largest carrier in the world. It handled 75.1 million passengers in 2018.
The airline has codeshare agreements with many airlines, such as Air Astana, Air China, Air India, All Nippon Airways, Avianca, Egyptair, Eva Air, Ethiopian Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Garuda Indonesia and many others.
The airline flies to over 120 countries around the world, with a total of over 300 destinations. This includes both domestic flights in Turkey but also to destinations in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and America. Destinations include Addis Ababa, Almaty, Atlanta, Baku, Berlin, Boston, Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Singapore and many others. The following tables summarise the current passenger.
|Adana||Adana Şakirpaşa Airport|
|Ankara||Esenboğa International Airport|
|Denizli||Denizli Çardak Airport|
|Edremit||Balıkesir Koca Seyit Airport|
|Isparta||Isparta Süleyman Demirel Airport|
|Istanbul||Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport|
|İzmir||Adnan Menderes Airport|
|Kars||Kars Harakani Airport|
|Kayseri||Erkilet International Airport|
|Kocaeli||Cengiz Topel Airport|
|Malatya||Malatya Erhaç Airport|
|Merzifon||Amasya Merzifon Airport|
|Nevşehir||Nevşehir Kapadokya Airport|
|Ordu Giresun||Ordu-Giresun Airport|
|Şanlıurfa||Şanlıurfa GAP Airport|
|Tekirdağ||Tekirdağ Çorlu Airport|
|Van||Van Ferit Melen Airport|
|Afghanistan||Kabul||Hamid Karzai International Airport|
|Afghanistan||Mazar-i-Sharif||Mazar-i-Sharif International Airport|
|Albania||Tirana||Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza|
|Algeria||Algiers||Houari Boumediene Airport|
|Algeria||Constantine||Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport|
|Algeria||Oran||Ahmed Ben Bella Airport|
|Argentina||Buenos Aires||Ministro Pistarini International Airport|
|Austria||Vienna||Vienna International Airport|
|Azerbaijan||Baku||Heydar Aliyev International Airport|
|Azerbaijan||Ganja||Ganja International Airport|
|Bahrain||Manama||Bahrain International Airport|
|Bangladesh||Dhaka||Shahjalal International Airport|
|Belarus||Minsk||Minsk National Airport|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Sarajevo||Sarajevo International Airport|
|Brazil||São Paulo||São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport|
|Burkina Faso||Ouagadougou||Ouagadougou Airport|
|Cameroon||Douala||Douala International Airport|
|Cameroon||Yaoundé||Yaoundé Nsimalen International Airport|
|Canada||Montreal||Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport|
|Canada||Toronto||Toronto Pearson International Airport|
|Canada||Vancouver||Vancouver International Airport|
|Chad||N'Djamena||N'Djamena International Airport|
|China||Guangzhou||Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport|
|China||Shanghai||Shanghai Pudong International Airport|
|China||Xi'an||Xi'an Xianyang International Airport|
|Colombia||Bogotá||El Dorado International Airport|
|Comoros||Moroni||Prince Said Ibrahim International Airport|
|Congo, Democratic Republic of||Kinshasa||N'djili Airport|
|Congo, Republic of||Pointe-Noire||Agostinho-Neto International Airport|
|Cuba||Havana||José Martí International Airport|
|Czech Republic||Prague||Václav Havel Airport Prague|
|Djibouti||Djibouti City||Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport|
|Egypt||Alexandria||Borg El Arab Airport|
|Egypt||Cairo||Cairo International Airport|
|Egypt||Hurghada||Hurghada International Airport|
|Egypt||Luxor||Luxor International Airport|
|Egypt||Sharm El Sheikh||Sharm El Sheikh International Airport|
|Equatorial Guinea||Malabo||Malabo International Airport|
|Eritrea||Asmara||Asmara International Airport|
|Ethiopia||Addis Ababa||Addis Ababa Bole International Airport|
|France||Mulhouse||EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg|
|France||Marseille||Marseille Provence Airport|
|France||Nice||Nice Côte d'Azur Airport|
|France||Paris||Charles de Gaulle Airport|
|Gabon||Libreville||Léon-Mba International Airport|
|Gambia||Banjul||Banjul International Airport|
|Georgia||Batumi||Batumi International Airport|
|Georgia||Tbilisi||Tbilisi International Airport|
|Germany||Freiburg||EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg|
|Germany||Berlin||Berlin Tegel Airport|
|Germany||Cologne||Cologne Bonn Airport|
|Germany||Münster Osnabrück International Airport||Münster Osnabrück International Airport|
|Ghana||Accra||Kotoka International Airport|
|Greece||Athens||Athens International Airport|
|Guinea||Conakry||Conakry International Airport|
|Hong Kong||Hong Kong||Hong Kong International Airport|
|Hungary||Budapest||Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport|
|India||Delhi||Indira Gandhi International Airport|
|India||Mumbai||Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport|
|Indonesia||Denpasar||Ngurah Rai International Airport|
|Indonesia||Jakarta||Soekarno–Hatta International Airport|
|Iran||Tehran||Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport|
|Iraq||Baghdad||Baghdad International Airport|
|Iraq||Basra||Basra International Airport|
|Iraq||Erbil||Erbil International Airport|
|Iraq||Najaf||Al Najaf International Airport|
|Iraq||Sulaymaniyah||Sulaimaniyah International Airport|
|Israel||Tel Aviv||Ben Gurion Airport|
|Italy||Bari||Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport|
|Italy||Bologna||Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport|
|Italy||Milan||Milan Malpensa Airport|
|Italy||Naples||Naples International Airport|
|Italy||Rome||Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport|
|Italy||Venice||Venice Marco Polo Airport|
|Ivory Coast||Abidjan||Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport|
|Japan||Osaka||Kansai International Airport|
|Japan||Tokyo||Narita International Airport|
|Jordan||Amman||Queen Alia International Airport|
|Jordan||Aqaba||King Hussein International Airport|
|Kazakhstan||Almaty||Almaty International Airport|
|Kazakhstan||Nur-Sultan||Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport|
|Kenya||Mombasa||Moi International Airport|
|Kenya||Nairobi||Jomo Kenyatta International Airport|
|Kosovo[a]||Pristina||Pristina International Airport|
|Kuwait||Kuwait City||Kuwait International Airport|
|Kyrgyzstan||Bishkek||Manas International Airport|
|Latvia||Riga||Riga International Airport|
|Lebanon||Beirut||Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport|
|Luxembourg||Luxembourg City||Luxembourg Airport|
|Madagascar||Antananarivo||Ivato International Airport|
|Malaysia||Kuala Lumpur||Kuala Lumpur International Airport|
|Maldives||Malé||Velana International Airport|
|Mali||Bamako||Bamako–Sénou International Airport|
|Malta||Valletta||Malta International Airport|
|Mauritania||Nouakchott||Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport|
|Mauritius||Port Louis||Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport|
|Mexico||Cancún||Cancún International Airport|
|Mexico||Mexico City||Mexico City International Airport|
|Moldova||Chișinău||Chișinău International Airport|
|Mongolia||Ulaanbaatar||Chinggis Khaan International Airport|
|Morocco||Casablanca||Mohammed V International Airport|
|Morocco||Marrakesh||Marrakesh Menara Airport|
|Mozambique||Maputo||Maputo International Airport|
|Nepal||Kathmandu||Tribhuvan International Airport|
|Netherlands||Amsterdam||Amsterdam Airport Schiphol|
|Netherlands||Rotterdam The Hague Airport|
|Niger||Niamey||Diori Hamani International Airport|
|Nigeria||Abuja||Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport|
|Nigeria||Lagos||Murtala Muhammed International Airport|
|Nigeria||Port Harcourt||Port Harcourt International Airport|
|North Macedonia||Skopje||Skopje International Airport|
|Northern Cyprus||North Nicosia||Ercan International Airport|
|Norway||Oslo||Oslo Gardermoen Airport|
|Oman||Muscat||Muscat International Airport|
|Pakistan||Islamabad||Islamabad International Airport|
|Pakistan||Karachi||Jinnah International Airport|
|Pakistan||Lahore||Allama Iqbal International Airport|
|Panama||Panama City||Tocumen International Airport|
|Philippines||Manila||Ninoy Aquino International Airport|
|Poland||Warsaw||Warsaw Chopin Airport|
|Qatar||Doha||Hamad International Airport|
|Romania||Bucharest||Henri Coandă International Airport|
|Romania||Cluj-Napoca||Cluj International Airport|
|Romania||Constanța||Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport|
|Russia||Kazan||Kazan International Airport|
|Russia||Krasnodar||Krasnodar International Airport|
|Russia||Moscow||Vnukovo International Airport|
|Russia||Rostov-on-Don||Platov International Airport|
|Russia||Saint Petersburg||Pulkovo Airport|
|Russia||Samara||Kurumoch International Airport|
|Russia||Sochi||Sochi International Airport|
|Russia||Ufa||Ufa International Airport|
|Russia||Voronezh||Voronezh International Airport|
|Russia||Yekaterinburg||Koltsovo International Airport|
|Rwanda||Kigali||Kigali International Airport|
|Saudi Arabia||Dammam||King Fahd International Airport|
|Saudi Arabia||Gassim||Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz International Airport|
|Saudi Arabia||Jeddah||King Abdulaziz International Airport|
|Saudi Arabia||Medina||Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport|
|Saudi Arabia||Riyadh||King Khalid International Airport|
|Saudi Arabia||Ta'if||Ta'if Regional Airport|
|Saudi Arabia||Yanbu||Yanbu Airport|
|Senegal||Dakar||Blaise Diagne International Airport|
|Serbia||Belgrade||Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport|
|Seychelles||Mahé||Seychelles International Airport|
|Sierra Leone||Freetown||Lungi International Airport|
|Singapore||Singapore||Singapore Changi Airport|
|Slovenia||Ljubljana||Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport|
|Somalia||Mogadishu||Aden Adde International Airport|
|South Africa||Cape Town||Cape Town International Airport|
|South Africa||Durban||King Shaka International Airport|
|South Africa||Johannesburg||O. R. Tambo International Airport|
|South Korea||Seoul||Incheon International Airport|
|Spain||Barcelona||Barcelona–El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport|
|Spain||Madrid||Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport|
|Sri Lanka||Colombo||Bandaranaike International Airport|
|Sudan||Khartoum||Khartoum International Airport|
|Sweden||Gothenburg||Göteborg Landvetter Airport|
|Sweden||Stockholm||Stockholm Arlanda Airport|
|Switzerland||Basel||EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg|
|Taiwan||Taipei||Taoyuan International Airport|
|Tajikistan||Dushanbe||Dushanbe International Airport|
|Tanzania||Dar es Salaam||Julius Nyerere International Airport|
|Tanzania||Kilimanjaro||Kilimanjaro International Airport|
|Tanzania||Zanzibar||Abeid Amani Karume International Airport|
|Thailand||Phuket||Phuket International Airport|
|Tunisia||Tunis||Tunis–Carthage International Airport|
|Turkmenistan||Ashgabat||Ashgabat International Airport|
|Turkmenistan||Türkmenabat||Turkmenabat International Airport|
|Uganda||Entebbe||Entebbe International Airport|
|Ukraine||Dnipro||Dnipropetrovsk International Airport|
|Ukraine||Kharkiv||Kharkiv International Airport|
|Ukraine||Kherson||Kherson International Airport|
|Ukraine||Kiev||Boryspil International Airport|
|Ukraine||Lviv||Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport|
|Ukraine||Odessa||Odessa International Airport|
|Ukraine||Zaporizhia||Zaporizhia International Airport|
|United Arab Emirates||Abu Dhabi||Abu Dhabi International Airport|
|United Arab Emirates||Dubai||Dubai International Airport|
|United Arab Emirates||Sharjah||Sharjah International Airport|
|United Kingdom||Birmingham||Birmingham Airport|
|United Kingdom||Edinburgh||Edinburgh Airport|
|United Kingdom||London||London Gatwick International Airport|
|United Kingdom||London||London Heathrow International Airport|
|United Kingdom||Manchester||Manchester Airport|
|United States||Atlanta||Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|United States||Boston||Logan International Airport|
|United States||Chicago||O'Hare International Airport|
|United States||Houston||George Bush Intercontinental Airport|
|United States||Los Angeles||Los Angeles International Airport|
|United States||Miami||Miami International Airport|
|United States||New York City||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|United States||Newark||Newark Liberty International Airport|
|United States||San Francisco||San Francisco International Airport|
|United States||Washington, D.C.||Washington Dulles International Airport|
|Uzbekistan||Samarkand||Samarkand International Airport|
|Uzbekistan||Tashkent||Tashkent International Airport|
|Venezuela||Caracas||Simón Bolívar International Airport|
|Vietnam||Hanoi||Noi Bai International Airport|
|Vietnam||Ho Chi Minh City||Tan Son Nhat International Airport|
|Zambia||Lusaka||Kenneth Kaunda International Airport|
Hand baggage measurements cannot exceed 23cm x 40cm x 55 cm.
Passengers travelling in Business Class are permitted 2 x 8kg bags for their hand luggage.
Passengers who are infants or children, or passengers in Economy Class, are permitted 1 piece of hand luggage weighing a maximum of 8kg.
In addition, all passengers are permitted one personal item to carry on board with them. This can be items such as cameras, laptop, handbag or umbrella.
Luggage cannot exceed 32kg in weight and only one piece of free checked luggage is allowed on all flights. Infants are allowed one piece of baggage under 10kg.
Economy Class offers a wide range of comfort on both long-haul and short-haul journeys! From entertainment to adjustable seat support, there are lots to enjoy in Economy Class with this airline!
Economy Class Facilities
Facilities included in Economy Class include comfortable seating with adjustable headrests and footrests, meals with assortment of world and Turkish cuisines and also hot or cold breakfasts. Inflight entertainment is included for your enjoyment such as movies and music.
The services are amenity kit, Skylife magazine and entertainment for children
Economy Class Seats
Seats in Economy Class offer many features.
You get 78cm legroom to sit comfortably with, you can recline your seat up to 15 cm and 46 cm seat width. The footrest and headrest is adjustable to the comfort that suits you.
Also, there is a USB, Power and ethernet socket to help charge all those devices you can’t be without! (They are very useful for keeping the children entertained too!)
There is currently no premium economy on board this airline. However, passengers in economy class are able to travel in comfort with premium meal options and other extras to help add the feel of premium economy.
Passengers in business have the most pleasurable in-flight experience possible. From award-winning meals to its excellent entertainment system, the airline hopes to provide passengers with the best experience at the airport and in the air.
Business Class passengers can enjoy a wide range of films, music and documentaries as well as a delicious range of meals.
The seating for Business Class passengers comes equipped with in-chair massage, a reading lamp, a power supply and a private screen for maximum privacy. Seats become during flat at night and passengers are provided with complimentary pillows, blankets, eye masks, earplugs, lip balms and socks. When the seat is fully lie-flat, it converts to a 193 cm bed.
This airline currently has no first class facility on its planes yet. For a more premium experience, passengers can choose to fly with in business class.
Turkish Airlines is constantly enhancing the selection of media and new content available onboard its flights. Everyone can find something to help them pass the time with the inflight entertainment selection!
Whether you're into classic American sitcoms, or gripping dramas, there's a TV show for you onboard your flight. Sit back and relax and enjoy the exciting range of TV shows on offer with Turkish Airlines.
There are so many different movies on offer. Choose from World Cinema, Turkish classics as well as Hollywood classics. Choose from new releases as well as classic family movies.
There are also thousands of songs available onboard along with podcasts around the world. In-flight games are also available for passengers in all age groups.
Turkish Airlines offer passengers award-winning fresh dishes inspired by Turkish and World cuisine.
Economy passengers on domestic flights are offered sandwiches, appetisers and desserts, but the specifics will depend on the time and duration of your flight.
For economy passengers on international and transatlantic flights, passengers are given breakfast and main meal choices, with also a snack service being available on some flights. Your meal option depends on your flight time and the time of the flight.
Business class passengers on domestic flights have a choice of Turkish cuisine, from shish kebabs to karnıyarık and imam bayıldı.
For these passengers on International flights, they will be offered a hot/cold breakfast service in addition to a meal service and on some flights, a snack service. On transatlantic flights in business class, passengers receive two meals and also snack service.
All Turkish Airlines meals are prepared in accordance with Islamic principles. The airline is happy to accommodate any passengers with special dietary requirements. These must be requested at least 24 hours before flying. Passengers with allergies must report this 24 hours before flying, and must be accompanied with a medical report. The full list of available special meals are:
Drinks are included on all Turkish Airlines flights, whether travelling Business or Economy, Domestic, International or Transatlantic. There are a selection of alcoholic drinks included in this service.
Available on Boeing B777, B787, Airbus A330, A321neo and B737MAX aircraft, WIFI allows you to stay connected with life on the ground by connecting your device to high-speed WIFI powered by Türk Telekom. Stream your favourite TV shows or films without any interruptions or catch up on your emails just as you would at home.
WIFI is available for free for all passengers flying in Business Class or for any Miles & Smiles Elite and Elite Plus members.
For non-members flying in Economy Class, WIFI is available for $9.99 USD per hour or $29.99 for a 24-hour pass as of March 2020.
Passengers can check-in to their Turkish Airline flight by entering their flight details on the Turkish Airlines web check-in page. Online check in for flights opens 24 hours before scheduled departure time and closes 90 minutes before.
Passengers can check-in at the airport by visiting the Turkish Airlines check-in desk with their travel documents. Check-in closes 45 minutes before scheduled departure time for domestic flights and 60 minutes before scheduled departure time for international flights. Self-Service Check-In is opened 12 hours prior to departure.
Turkish Airlines operates a frequent flyer program called Miles&Miles to reward regular passengers with the airline. Passengers can earn miles for flying with Star Alliance members and its airline partners.
These miles can be exchanged for miles on airline tickets, seat upgrades, hotels, car rentals and shopping.
Turkish Airlines' Business Class service for international flights offers welcome drinks prior to departure as guests board the aircraft, passengers experience restaurant-quality service with carefully selected, high quality menus that are regularly changed to provide interesting new options for regular travellers.
Turkish Airlines is part of Star Alliance has been a member since 2008. The alliance includes Aegean, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, ANA, Copa Airlines, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines and more.
|B737 MAX 8*||0||8|
|B737 MAX 9*||0||4|
*Turkish Airlines was operating 11 B737 MAX 8 and 1 B737 MAX 9 before the Boeing 737 MAX are grounded.
Istanbul Airport was opened in April 2019, the airport has the capacity of 90 million passengers when phase one finished and it can accommodate 200 million passengers once the project is completed. It will be the biggest airport in the world. Aeroflot, Egyptair, Emirates, IndiGo, KLM, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Oman Air, Qatar Airways are amongst the airlines that fly to and from Istanbul Airport.
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19th February 2019
Turkish Airlines said in the press release on the 18th of February that the Istanbul - Vancouver route will launch on the 9th of June. There will be three weekly services for the route.
Currently, the airline only flies between Montreal and Toronto. Therefore, this will be the third destination that Turkish Airlines serves in Canada.
1st August 2019
Turkish Airlines has added Congo's second-largest city, Pointe-Noire to its destinations. The airline will initially operate three weekly flights to Pointe-Noire with a connection in Libreville. With the new route, the airline now flies to 58 destinations in the African continent.
27th July 2019
For the service, the carrier will be using the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner with 300 seats; 270 for economy class and 30 for business class. The service will fly three times a week, on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday until the end of July. From August, the service will take place daily.
16th April 2019
The Istanbul - Marrakesh route is now scheduled to operate this route 5 times a week, from 15th April 2019.