Turkish Airlines is the flag carrier of Turkey, headquartered at the Atatï¿½rk Airport in Yesilköy, Bakirköy, Istanbul. With its fleet of modern aircraft, this airline operates flights to more than 280 destinations across the globe. With Istanbul Atatürk Airport being the main operating base, and secondary hubs at Esenboga International Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, it is one of the largest carriers in the world as per the number of destinations served. The airline has been a member of the Star Alliance network since April 2008.
Turkish Airlines' Business Class seats include ottoman that creates a 75 inch long, cosy sleeping space for passengers. The airline offers a wide array of amenities and comforts to its passengers. A reading light is available for each passenger. The controls for lighting and seat functions like a massage and position selections are available beneath the armrest and can be comfortably accessed. In Economy Class, travellers enjoy amenities such as seat recline, USB and Ethernet jack, charging port for laptop, and an adjustable footrest for added comfort.
Whether you are planning to travel for work or for leisure, Turkish Airlines serves almost all major destinations, including:
- Los Angeles
- New York
- Abu Dhabi
- Hong Kong
Flying from the UK
Turkish Airlines flies from London Heathrow, Edinburgh, Birmingham, London Gatwick, and Manchester to many different destinations around the world.
Other Facilities and Services
Check-in: For international flights, it is preferable to arrive at airport 120 minutes before the scheduled departure. For domestic flights this duration is 60 minutes. To avoid standing in long queues, you can choose to avail the online check-in facility of the Turkish Airlines.
Frequent Flyer Program: You can join Miles&Smiles Program and become eligible for a stream of awards. All you have to do is, fly with the airline or make a purchase with its partners (hotels, car rentals, shopping stores etc) so that you earn Free Miles. These free miles can be exchanged for various rewards like free tickets, discounted tickets, class upgrade, excess baggage allowance, and a lot more.
Lounges: Turkish Airlines maintains exclusive passenger lounges at Atatürk Airport Domestic Departures, International Arrivals, and Sabiha Gï¿½kï¿½en Airport International Departures.