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About Turkish Airlines
Turkish Airlines started all the way back in 1933, with only 5 aircraft. Today, however, they have a massive fleet of 325 passenger and cargo aircraft, serving countries across the globe, and millions of passengers every year.
Turkish Airlines also prides themselves on their immense destination list. They travel to 49 cities within Turkey, including Ankara, Bodrum, İstanbul, Hatay, Batman, and many others across the country.
Internationally, their network runs across most countries and cities including South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Libya, and Tanzania. Cities such as Tunis, Asmara, Accra, and Libreville are also accessible through Turkish Airlines.
General Flight Information
Turkish Airlines can not be held liable for any missed flights or refunds due to passengers arriving at the airport of departure without the correct travel documents, or invalid ID’s, boarding passes, passports or visas.
When traveling domestically, passengers will need a valid form of identification, as well as a valid boarding pass before being allowed onto the aircraft.
When traveling internationally, it is essential that passengers arrive with a valid passport, a valid and approved boarding pass, as well as any necessary visa/visas for the country they are traveling to.
When checking in, you are able to check in at the airport on the day of departure. To ensure you check-in on time, it is suggested to arrive at least two hours before your domestic or international flight to check-in.
You are also able to check-in on the Turkish Airlines website. This can be done 24 hours before your time of departure, and will allow you to skip any check-in queue and eliminate any risk of missing check-in.
Business Class Lounges
In Istanbul, Turkish Airlines does offer passengers a business class lounge that is fitted with everything you need before your flight. There are meals prepared, massages, entertainment, and just all round relaxation that anyone would enjoy.
Domestically, Turkish Airlines flies to 49 different cities with 51 different airports on their route. They service every corner of the country and you are able to travel to almost anywhere you like in the comfort of a Turkish Airlines aircraft.
They service all the bigger cities, as well as the smaller ones that many other carriers do not fly to. They prove themselves to be Turkey’s flagship carrier by offering passengers services across the country.
Internationally, Turkish Airlines have extensive routes across Africa and Europe, they also travel to major cities in the United States and South America, as well as servicing most of the Middle East and Asia.
Flying right across Africa from Egypt to South Africa, Nigeria to Algeria, every major city on the continent is accessible. In the Middle East, you can travel to Iraq, Iran and Saudi Arabia, as well as many other destinations. Asia covered from Afghanistan to Japan.
Turkish Airlines One-Way Route Prices
İstanbul → Ankara = 180 – 300 TRY
Ankara → Trabzon = 630 – 800 TRY
Istanbul → Lagos = 2400 – 3100 TRY
Istanbul → New York = 1700 – 2300 TRY
Turkish Airways Routine Route Prices
İstanbul → Ankara → Istanbul = 120 – 200 TRY
Ankara → Trabzon → Ankara = 300 – 500 TRY
İstanbul → Lagos → Istanbul = 2400 – 3100 TRY
İstanbul → New York → Istanbul = 1700 – 2100 TRY
Turkish Airways Baggage Policy
If you are traveling domestically in Business Class, you are allowed 30 kgs of checked luggage. If you are traveling domestically in Economy Class, you are allowed 20 kgs of checked baggage.
For international flights, Business Class passengers are allowed 30 kgs of checked baggage. If you are traveling internationally in Economy Class, you are allowed 20 kgs of check baggage.
If you are traveling Business Class, you are allowed to take on 2 pieces of luggage, with a maximum combined weight of 8 kgs. Economy Class passengers are allowed to bring on one piece of luggage with a maximum weight of 8 kgs.
For every kilogram you are overweight, a fine of 8 TRY is charged.
Turkish Airways Contact Information
Turkish Airlines Headquarters:
Telephone – +90 212 463 63 63
Fax – +90 212 465 21 21